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Nita Lowey's Public Statements

Full Name: Nita M. Lowey
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 17, 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 17
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Stephen; 3 Children: Dana, Jackie, Douglas
Birth Date: 07/05/1937
Birth Place: Bronx, NY
Home City: Harrison, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Issue Position: Consumers and Privacy Protection
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Energy Independence
Issue Position: Protecting the Environment
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Housing
Issue Position: Ensuring Retirement Security
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Expanding Economic Opportunity
Issue Position: Improving Education
Issue Position: Seniors
Issue Position: Safe and Secure Communities
Issue Position: Protecting Animals
Issue Position: Keeping America Strong and Secure
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs
Issue Position: Making Quality Health Care Affordable
Issue Position: Ending our Dependence on Foreign Oil
Issue Position: Small Business
Aug. 12, 2014 Lowey, Maloney, and Engel Announce Grant to Help 400 Homeless Veterans and Their Families in the Hudson Valley
Aug. 12, 2014 Lowey Tours Bowline Point Park, Recipient of $800,000 in Federal Dollars after Superstorm Sandy
Aug. 12, 2014 Lowey Highlights Federal Small Business Assistance to Strengthen Local Economy and Create Jobs at Haverstraw Restaurants
Aug. 8, 2014 Lowey Statement on President Obama's Announcement on Iraq
Aug. 6, 2014 Lowey Statement on 49th Anniversary of Voting Rights Acta
Aug. 6, 2014 Lowey Announces $70,000 Federal Grant for Sloatsburg Volunteer Fire Department
Aug. 4, 2014 Lowey Statement on the Passing of Former White House Press Secretary Jim Brady
Aug. 1, 2014 Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014
Aug. 1, 2014 FY15 Iron Dome Supplemental
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 31, 2014 Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014
July 29, 2014 Lowey Statement on GOP Supplemental Appropriations Proposal
July 28, 2014 Lowey Forum Highlights Environmental Impacts on Women's Health and the Federal Grants to Mitigate Adverse Effects
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 23, 2014 Lowey Applauds U.S. Department of Transportation Progress on Rules for the Transport of Crude Oil and Improved Tank Car Standards
July 22, 2014 Letter to John Koskinen, Commisioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Lowey Presses IRS to Exempt Tappan Zee Bridge Noise Reduction Grants from Taxable Income
July 21, 2014 Lowey Facility Tour Highlights Federal Defense Dollars Supporting Local Business
July 21, 2014 Lowey Promotes Healthy Eating Habits During Teaching Kitchen Tour at Hudson Valley Hospital Center
July 15, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding
July 14, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act
July 10, 2014 Lowey Statement on Rocket Attacks against Israel
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
July 9, 2014 Lowey Co-Sponsors Bill to Reverse Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision
July 8, 2014 News 12 Hudson Valley - Rep. Nita Lowey Wants Congressional Support for Caregivers
July 8, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.2 Million in Grants to Expand College Access for Low-Income Students
July 7, 2014 Mid Hudson News - Lowey Introduces Bill to Keep Drunk Drivers Off The Road
July 7, 2014 Lowey Bill to Provide Earnings Credit to Caregivers in Westchester and Rockland Counties
July 3, 2014 Lowey Bill Mandates the Use of Innovative Interlock Technology to Keep Drunk Drivers Off of Roads and Save Lives
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