Engel Casts Vote to Protect Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions

eHezi Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Health, History, Law, National, People, Politics, Westchester County, NY 1 Comment

WASHINGTON, DC –  May 11, 2019 —  Congressman Eliot Engel, a top Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, voted to pass H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act, which blocks the Trump Administration’s latest efforts to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions. “The Trump Administration and its Republican puppets in …

eHeziEngel Casts Vote to Protect Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions

Engel: Medicare Must be Able to Negotiate Prescription Drug Prices

eHezi Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Finance, Governance, Health, History, Law, National, New York State, People, Politics, Westchester County, NY Leave a Comment

WASHINGTON, DC –  May 9, 2019 —  Congressman Eliot Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, submitted into the record the following statement at today’s Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing titled “Lowering Prescription Drug Prices: Deconstructing the Drug Supply Chain”: “Thank you Madame Chairwoman Eshoo for holding today’s important hearing on the prescription drug supply …

eHeziEngel: Medicare Must be Able to Negotiate Prescription Drug Prices

Engel, LaMalfa Defend Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) Board of Directors’ New Liver Allocation Policy

eHezi Emergency Services, Governance, Health, History, Law, National, People, Politics Leave a Comment

WASHINGTON, DC –  May 2, 2019 — U.S. Representatives Eliot Engel (NY-16) and Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) are pushing back against efforts to delay implementation of a new national liver allocation policy that would eliminate arbitrary geographic boundaries and prioritize patient need. The “Acuity Circles Model” would substantially reduce the average sickness of patients at the time of transplant nationwide, reduce …

eHeziEngel, LaMalfa Defend Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) Board of Directors’ New Liver Allocation Policy

Engel Co-sponsors NO Ban Act to Repeal Trump’s Muslim Ban

eHezi Borough of The Bronx, Ny, History, House of Worship, International, Law, National, New York State, People, Politics, Westchester County, NY 1 Comment

WASHINGTON, DC — May 1, 2019 — Congressman Eliot Engel, Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has cosponsored H.R. 2214, the NO Ban Act, legislation that would repeal President Trump’s Muslim travel ban. An outspoken critic of the ban from the beginning, Engel previously joined amicus briefs opposing the President’s Executive Orders in court and has participated in House Democrat-led …

eHeziEngel Co-sponsors NO Ban Act to Repeal Trump’s Muslim Ban

Engel Statement on SCOTUS Hearing House Arguments Against Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

eHezi Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Governance, History, Law, National, People, Politics, Westchester County, NY 1 Comment

WASHINGTON, DC — April 23, 2019 — Congressman Eliot Engel issued the following statement: “Today, the House presented oral arguments to the Supreme Court in opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposed citizenship question on the 2020 census. We feel strongly that adding this question would drive down response rates, leading to an inadequate count and undermining the entire purpose of the …

eHeziEngel Statement on SCOTUS Hearing House Arguments Against Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

Engel Introduces “Day of Silence” Resolution Supporting LGBTQ Students

eHezi Archives Leave a Comment

WASHINGTON, DC — April 12, 2019 — Congressman Eliot Engel, a member of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, today marked GLSEN’s “Day of Silence” by introducing a resolution supporting the student-led movement to end LGBTQ bullying and harassment. The resolution, which Engel has introduced every Congress since 2002, now has 70 cosponsors, more than any year prior. Hundreds of thousands …

eHeziEngel Introduces “Day of Silence” Resolution Supporting LGBTQ Students

Engel Statement on the Passing of John Dingell

eHezi Archives, Community, Governance, History, International, National, Obituaries, People, Politics Leave a Comment

Washington D.C.— February 7, 2019 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement on the passing of Congressman John Dingell II: “Pat and I are deeply saddened by the passing of our friend, John Dingell. John was a giant in Congress, whose wit and wisdom could light up a room. I served with John for many years and watched him …

eHeziEngel Statement on the Passing of John Dingell

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

eHezi Archives, Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Education, Emergency Services, Governance, History, Law, People, Politics, Westchester County, NY Leave a Comment

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

eHezi Community, Governance, History, People, Westchester County, NY 1 Comment

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.”

Text of Congressman Engel’s …

eHeziEngel Blasts Post Office Service in Westchester on House Floor

Engel, House Democrats Introduce Resolution to Censure President

eHezi Borough of The Bronx, Ny, Community, Governance, History, International, Law, People, Politics, Westchester County, NY 2 Comments

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 …

eHeziEngel, House Democrats Introduce Resolution to Censure President