or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Nita Lowey's Public Statements on Issue: Drugs

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: Healthcare
Issue Position: Ensuring Retirement Security
Issue Position: Making Quality Health Care Affordable
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 27, 2014 Lowey Co-Sponsors Bill to Combat Heroin Overdoses, Calls for Increased Efforts to Stem NY Heroin Epidemic
March 12, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey Announces $145,000 for Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Program in White Plains
Oct. 5, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Jan. 26, 2011 Letter to Michele M. Leonhart, DEA Acting Administrator
Jan. 26, 2010 Lowey Statement On Iraq IG Report
May 12, 2009 Hearing Of The Homeland Security Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee- Homeland Security Department
Oct. 16, 2007 Lowey Renews Call for 100% Screening of Airport Employees
Oct. 16, 2007 Letter to Michael Leavitt, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Re: Birth Control Price Hike
Jan. 18, 2007 Medicare Prescription Drug Negotiation Act of 2007
Jan. 12, 2007 Lowey Supports Bill To Lower Prescription Drug Costs For Seniors
Sept. 21, 2006 Press Release - Lowey Issues Report On Devastating Effects Of Medicare Prescription Drug Plan
Sept. 17, 2006 Atlanta Journal Constitution Editorial - Means Testing Only Damages Medicare
May 8, 2006 Lowey Calls for an Extension of the May 15th Deadline to Enroll in Medicare Part D and Fill Gaps in Coverage
March 15, 2006 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Hurricane Recovery, 2006
March 8, 2006 Lowey Demands Medicare Start DRug Price Negotiations for Medicare Part D
Sept. 29, 2005 Lowey Demands Answers on Medicare Drug Marketing
June 28, 2005 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2006 - 1
Nov. 20, 2004 Conference Report on H.R. 4818, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005
July 15, 2004 Foreign Operations, Export Financing and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2005 (Continued 1)
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Health Care
Back to top