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Eliot Engel's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Full Name: Eliot L. Engel
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 16, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for U.S. House - District 16
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patricia; 3 Children
Birth Date: 02/18/1947
Birth Place: Bronx, NY
Home City: Bronx, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
May 5, 2014 Rep. Engel: Job Growth Continues, But We Can't Give Up on the Unemployed
April 25, 2014 Congressman Engel Announces $4.1 Million HHS Grant fr Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Rep. Engel Says Jobs Report Points to Continued Growth
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 18, 2014 Rep. Engel Applauds $8B Medicaid Waiver
Feb. 7, 2014 Rep Engel: Jobs Report Shows Continued Progress, But UI Extension Still Needed
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address 2014
Jan. 29, 2014 SNAP Cuts Hurt the Most Vulnerable
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 15, 2014 Engel Blasts GOP for Ignoring the Unemployed
Dec. 20, 2013 Extension of Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 6, 2013 Jobs Growth Sign of Continued Recovery
Dec. 2, 2013 Engel: End Food Stamp Cuts
Oct. 30, 2013 Engel Remarks Following First Meeting of Farm Bill Conference Committee
Oct. 30, 2013 Engel Calls Food Stamp Cuts a 'Moral Outrage'
Sept. 9, 2013 Engel - Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Point Since 2008; Bipartisan Action Needed to Make More Progress
Sept. 4, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Mathew Wambua, NY Department of Housing Preservation and Development - Section 8 Housing
Aug. 14, 2013 Cong. Engel Accepting Donations for Homeless School Children in 'Project: Back to School'
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
July 30, 2013 Rep. Engel Marks Medicare/Medicaid Anniversary by Supporting SGR Reform Bill
July 11, 2013 Rep. Engel Votes Against Split Farm Bill; Calls Exclusion of Food Stamps "a Sham"
Jan. 4, 2013 Rep. Engel Says Jobs Report Indicates Need for Financial Stability, Jobs Legislation
Oct. 5, 2012 Rep. Engel - Jobless Rate Falls to 7.8%, Labor Force Increases
Aug. 6, 2012 Governor Cuomo Announces that New York Submits Federal Waiver to Invest $10 Billion in Medicaid Redesign Team Savings to Transform the State's Health Care System
July 24, 2012 Reps. Engel: Supreme Court Health Care Ruling Saves $84 Billion while Insuring 33 Million More
June 15, 2012 Engel Announces Enhaced Medical Program for Bronx
April 4, 2012 Engel Announces HUD Grant Money for District
Dec. 22, 2011 House GOP Finally Agree to Not Raise Taxes on Middle Class Families
Nov. 18, 2011 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution
Nov. 18, 2011 Rep. Engel Calls Balanced Budget Amendment "Fantasy"
Nov. 16, 2011 Rep. Engel - Public Housing Protected from Severe Cuts
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Chairman Hal Rogers, Ranking Member Norm Dicks, Chairman Denny Rehberg and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro
Sept. 2, 2011 Rep. Engel -- No More Distractions, Time to Pass a Jobs Bill
Aug. 2, 2011 Engel - Debt Compromise is Far from a Real Compromise
July 21, 2011 Rep. Engel Spearheads Meeting with NY Reps/Democratic Leader Pelosi
June 3, 2011 Rep. Engel -Clear Evidence for the Need of a Jobs Bill
April 15, 2011 Rep. Engel: Republican Majority Votes to Destroy Medicare
April 14, 2011 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2012
April 14, 2011 Rep. Engel: Focus on Arbitrary Budget Cuts is Misguided
April 1, 2011 Rep. Engel -- Unemployment Rate Drops to Two-Year Low
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Feb. 11, 2011 Rep. Engel Appalled at Budget Cuts Which Hurt the Poor and Senior Citizens
Dec. 21, 2010 Rep. Engel - Tax Deal has more Problems than Benefits
Dec. 3, 2010 Rep. Engel Urges Senate Action to Help Jobless
Nov. 18, 2010 Representative Engel: Unemployment Extension The Right Thing To Do
July 22, 2010 Rep. Engel: Unemployment Extension Long Overdue
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