Engel Statement on Administration’s Plan to Withhold Funding for Foreign Affairs

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WASHINGTON, DC  — August 7, 2019 —  Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s decision to freeze foreign affairs funding approved by Congress: “This Administration’s contempt for Congress is astounding. When Congress decides how much we spend on foreign assistance, it isn’t a suggestion. It’s the law, …

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Engel Calls for Greater Gun Control at Westchester Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence

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WASHINGTON, DC — August 6, 2019 —  Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement on last night’s vigil in Westchester for victims of gun violence: “Last evening, the Westchester community came together in a beautiful showing of solidarity for the victims of this weekend’s awful gun violence. I was proud to join them and to remind the President and Moscow …

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Engel Leads Effort to Prevent Funding Cuts to Safety-Net Hospitals

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 21, 2019 —  Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, co-led a bipartisan effort to preserve Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments for safety-net hospitals by eliminating painful cuts scheduled to go into effect on October 1, 2019. Medicaid DSH payments help sustain hospitals that serve a disproportionate number …

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Engel Votes to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 20, 2019 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, yesterday voted in favor of raising the federal minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour. The Raise the Wage Act would increase wages for 33 million American workers, according to the Economic Policy Institute, by incrementally raising the federal minimum …

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Shawyn Patterson-Howard’s Invitation to Join in Unity Tomorrow, July 20, 2019 @ 10:30am in Preparation for the Next Phase
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MOUNT VERNON, NY — July 19, 2019 — It is official! The votes have been counted and certified by the Westchester Board of Elections. I am now the Democratic Nominee for Mayor of The City of Mount Vernon. This was a long road filled with challenges, but you showed everyone the power of a community united. Thank you again to …

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Engel Questions Federal Communications Commission on Future of T-Band Spectrum and Advocates for Passage of His “Don’t Break Up the T-Band” Legislation

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 17, 2019 — Congressman Eliot Engel, a top member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, this week questioned an official from the Federal Communications Commission on the T-Band spectrum at a hearing entitled “Our Wireless Future: Building a Comprehensive Approach to Spectrum Policy.” Engel emphasized that auctioning the T-Band spectrum would endanger crucial public safety …

eHeziEngel Questions Federal Communications Commission on Future of T-Band Spectrum and Advocates for Passage of His “Don’t Break Up the T-Band” Legislation

Engel, McCaul Bill to Address Root Causes of Migration From Central America Passes House

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 15, 2019 — Representative Eliot L. Engel (D-NY-16), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Representative Michael T. McCaul (R-TX-10), the Committee’s Ranking Member, today lauded the unanimous House passage of the United States-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act (H.R. 2615), which addresses the root causes of migration from Central America by promoting greater security …

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Engel Measures On Human Rights, War Powers, and Non-Proliferation Pass in the House of Representatives

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WASHINGTON, DC — June 14, 2019 — Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today welcomed House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act which included measures authored by Chairman Engel addressing a wide range of foreign-policy concerns, from enhancing congressional oversight of war powers and arms sales to demanding accountability for violence against the …

eHeziEngel Measures On Human Rights, War Powers, and Non-Proliferation Pass in the House of Representatives

Engel, House Dems Demand Resignation of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta

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WASHINGTON, DC –  July 10, 2019 — Congressman Eliot Engel, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and a top Member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, sent a letter with Congresswoman Jackie Speier and 66 of their Democratic colleagues urging President Trump to demand the resignation of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta over his handling of the Jeffrey Epstein case …

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Engel Statement on 65th Anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education Decision

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WASHINGTON, DC –  May 18, 2019 —  Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement on May 17th, the 65th Anniversary of the landmark decision in Brown vs. the Board of Education: “Sixty-five years ago today, in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision, the Supreme Court struck down the doctrine of ‘separate but equal,’ determining it was …

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