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Nita Lowey's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Veterans
Issue Position: Making Quality Health Care Affordable
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Healthcare
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 7, 2014 Lowey Bill to Provide Earnings Credit to Caregivers in Westchester and Rockland Counties
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
May 30, 2014 Lowey Statement Calling for Leadership Change at the Department of Veterans Affairs
May 27, 2014 Lowey Co-Sponsors Bill to Combat Heroin Overdoses, Calls for Increased Efforts to Stem NY Heroin Epidemic
May 21, 2014 Lowey Announces $24,000 Federal Grant for Valhalla Volunteer Ambulance Corps
May 13, 2014 Lowey Announces $1.6 Million Contract for New York Medical College for the Development of Flu Treatments
May 13, 2014 Lowey Announces $589,000 Federal Grant for Burke Rehab Center for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injuries
May 8, 2014 Lowey Announces $241,000 Federal Grant for New York Medical College in Valhalla
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - 2015 Military Construction-VA Appropriations Act
April 30, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States, Government Accountability Office - Women in Clinical Research
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 10, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey Meets with Alzheimer's Advocates and Armonk Residents in Washington Office
March 31, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey Meets with New City Resident and Autism Advocate in Washington Office
Dec. 12, 2013 Continuing Appropriations Resolution
Aug. 27, 2013 At Tour of Flu Vaccine Manufacturer in Rockland County, Congresswoman Lowey Says Further Budget Cuts and Government Shutdown Would Hurt the Economy
Aug. 5, 2013 Congresswoman Lowey: New Standards for Gluten-Free Food Labels Will Protect Lower Hudson Valley Families Coping with Celiac Disease
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 18, 2013 Congresswoman Lowey Pushes Permanent Repeal of Global Gag Rule
June 24, 2013 As Summer Begins,Congresswoman Nita Lowey Hails New Sunscreen Labels That Better Inform Consumers
June 13, 2013 Roll Call - Getting a Bigger Bang for Our Global Health Bucks With Front-Line Workers
May 21, 2013 Food Allergies
May 13, 2013 Congresswoman Nita Lowey and Local Veterans Call For Better Care For Nation's Veterans
March 19, 2013 Congresswoman Nita Lowey Outlines Impact of GOP Budget Proposal on Seniors, Women and Families
Jan. 11, 2013 Letter to Vice President Biden
Sept. 10, 2012 Lowey Statement on Cancer Addition to 9/11 Health Conditions
Aug. 22, 2012 Lowey: GOP Platform Embraces Akin's Ideas
Aug. 1, 2012 Lowey: Comparing Women's Health to Pearl Harbor and 9/11 is Reprehensible
July 2, 2012 Lowey Announces $554,000 for the Westchester Institute for Human Development
June 22, 2012 Lowey and Consumers Union Criticize FDA Delay of Clear Consumer Labeling for Sunscreen
May 11, 2012 Lowey Blasts FDA Delay on Implementing Sunscreen Regulations
May 9, 2012 Hearing of the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee - Fiscal Year 2013 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Act
Jan. 12, 2012 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, FDA Commissioner and Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator
Dec. 16, 2011 Conference Report on H.R. 2055, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 29, 2011 Statement on Republican 2012 Budget
July 27, 2011 Hearing of the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Fiscal Year 2012 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill
July 26, 2011 Lowey Introduces Permanent Repeal of Global Gag Rule
May 4, 2011 Assault on Women's Health
Jan. 18, 2011 Patients' Rights Repeal Act Will Have Disastrous Consequences
Dec. 22, 2010 James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010
Dec. 1, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senator; To The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader, United States Senator
Sept. 29, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 847, James Zadroga 9/11 Health And Compensation Act Of 2010; Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 2378, Currency Reform For Fair Trade Act; And Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendment To H.R. 2701, Intelligence A
Sept. 29, 2010 Lowey Statement on Health Care for 9/11 Responders
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