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Nita Lowey's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

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
Aug. 6, 2014 Lowey Statement on 49th Anniversary of Voting Rights Acta
June 17, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Tighe, Inspector General of Education, and Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights for the Department of Education-Expedite Investigations of East Ramapo Central School District
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
Feb. 26, 2014 Lowey Statement on Hearing on Democracy Promotion
Aug. 28, 2013 Congresswoman Lowey's Statement on 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
June 25, 2013 Congresswoman Nita Lowey's Statement on the Supreme Court's Ruling on the Voting Rights Act
Sept. 14, 2012 House Members Introduce Resolution Recognizing Contributions of Sikh-American Community, Urging Action on Hate Crimes
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Feb. 9, 2010 Letter To President Obama, Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Pelosi, Chairman Schumer, And Chairwoman Lofgren - End Discrimination for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Binational Families
July 24, 2009 Lowey, Granger, And Davis Support Global Day Of Action For Human Rights In Iran
Sept. 29, 2006 Press Release - Statement Of Congresswoman Nita Lowey On Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act
July 13, 2006 Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006
May 18, 2006 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 200
Oct. 7, 2005 House Passes Homeland Security Appropriations
Feb. 9, 2005 Honoring the Life and Accomplishments of the Late Ossie Davis
Sept. 30, 2004 Marriage Protection Amendment
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