Engel Leads NY Delegation to Provide Relief for NY Hospitals

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WASHINGTON, DC — May 11, 2020 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel led the New York House Delegation in a bipartisan letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy urging them to forgive advance Medicare payments in the next stimulus package, which provides financial support to New York hospitals treating coronavirus patients. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security …

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Engel Joins Bipartisan New York Members Calling for Increased Funding for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)

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NEW YORK, NY — April 25, 2020 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel joined Congressman Adriano Espaillat and fifteen of their New York colleagues in sending a letter to House Leadership seeking additional relief for public transit agencies across the nation and requesting $3.9 billion for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) to maintain operations through 2020. The Members wrote, …

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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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Ed Koch Commentary: The Chavez Handshake, Cuba, and the Release of the Torture Memos By Edward I. Koch

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President Obama appears to be moving aggressively to make needed changes that were blocked or ignored by the Bush administration.  More power to him, as they say.  Yet, I find it inexplicable that, while seeming to move in new directions in foreign policy and in energy, education and health, he has so far failed to change two major misjudgments of …

eHeziEd Koch Commentary: The Chavez Handshake, Cuba, and the Release of the Torture Memos By Edward I. Koch