Representatives Torres, Engel, Schneider Introduce Bill to Update Reporting Requirements for Semi-automatic Rifles

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WASHINGTON, DC — October 11, 2017 — Reps. Norma J. Torres (D-CA35), Bradley S. Schneider (D-IL10), and Eliot L. Engel (D-NY16) have today introduced the Multiple Firearm Sales Reporting Modernization Act. If approved by Congress and passed into law, the bill would require a federal firearms licensee to report the sale of two or more long guns, including semi-automatic rifles such …

eHeziRepresentatives Torres, Engel, Schneider Introduce Bill to Update Reporting Requirements for Semi-automatic Rifles

Engel Blasts Post Office Service in Westchester on House Floor

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WASHINGTON, DC — September 9, 2017 — Congressman Eliot Engel took to the House Floor yesterday to call out the terrible postal service that has plagued residents of Westchester County in recent months. In his remarks, Congressman Engel called the situation “disgraceful” and said the actions of the Post Office have been “unacceptable and bordering on incompetence.”

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Engel, House Democrats Introduce Resolution to Censure President

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NEW YORK, NY — August 18, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement after co-sponsoring a resolution to censure President Trump for his response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia: “President Trump’s response to the violence in Charlottesville was a disgrace to the office of the President. In equating the actions of counter protestors to those of …

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Engel Blasts President’s Press Conference Remarks

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  NEW YORK, NY — August 16, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement on yesterday’s remarks by the President at a press conference in Trump Tower: “Everything about yesterday’s press conference was wrong. The way the President backtracked and blamed ‘both sides’ for the Charlottesville nightmare was wrong; the way he defended some of the people …

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Engel Statement on President Trump Banning Transgender Service Members in the Military

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 26, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel released the following statement: “Today the President has taken steps to weaken the strongest military force in the world by banning transgender individuals from any form of military service. This decision is disgraceful, discriminatory, and severely insulting to all current and future transgender service members who want nothing more …

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Engel Statement on Senator John McCain

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 19, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement: “John McCain is as tough as they come, and there’s no doubt he’ll face this challenge with the courage and strength that have defined him across five decades of public service. My thoughts are with him, Cindy, and the rest of the McCain family. I …

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Engel on Senate GOP Failure to Pass Trumpcare

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 18, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a leading member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement: “The President and Congressional Republicans have revealed, once again, that the emperor has no clothes. After seven years of demonizing Democrats and sabotaging the Affordable Care Act, they’ve shown that the ‘better way’ they’ve long …

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Engel Leads Response to Resignations on Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 8, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, the Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and a top member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, yesterday led a group of House Democrats in responding to several alarming resignations from the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA). Six HIV/AIDS experts left PACHA last month, citing …

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Engel Statement on Supreme Court Allowing Part of Discriminatory Muslim Ban to Go Into Effect

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WASHINGTON, DC — June 26, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, the Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement: “I’m deeply disappointed that the Supreme Court allowed part of the President’s discriminatory and mean-spirited Muslim ban to go into effect. It apparently doesn’t matter to this White House—or to the Court for that matter—that this six-month-old …

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Rep. Engel Announces $11,243,868 in Title 1 Funding for Yonkers Schools

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WASHINGTON, DC — June 26, 2017 — Congressman Eliot Engel, a leading member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Education has allocated $11,243,868 in federal funds to schools in Yonkers as part of the Fiscal Year 2017 Title 1 allocations. Part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, the Title …

eHeziRep. Engel Announces $11,243,868 in Title 1 Funding for Yonkers Schools