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Nita Lowey's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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: Homeland Security
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 7, 2014 Mid Hudson News - Lowey Introduces Bill to Keep Drunk Drivers Off The Road
June 9, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Act, 2015
May 14, 2014 Lowey, Obama Highlight New Tappan Zee Bridge and Importance of Transportation Investments Nationwide
May 6, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Lowey, & Maloney Announce Nearly $3.8 Million in Federal Funds to Elevate Flood-Prone Roads in Orange and Rockland Counties
April 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of United States of America - Crude Oil Train Tanker Transportation Safety
April 28, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey Applauds NY's TIGER Application for Mass Transit in Rockland and Westchester
March 27, 2014 Governor Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Coordinated Transportation Resiliency Program
March 17, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey and Local Officials Call for Crude Oil Transport Safety
March 14, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey Announces "Deep Dive" Report Metro North Safety
March 14, 2014 Lowey Statement on Department of Transportation 2015 Budget Request
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary U.S. Department of Transportation - Strengthen Oversight of Crude Oil Transport in Lower Hudson Valley Following Regional Derailments
Dec. 13, 2013 New York, Connecticut Delegation Members Lead Effort to Strengthen Metro-North Safety
Oct. 9, 2013 Federal Aviation Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
July 19, 2012 Lowey Announces $2.4 Million for Rockland Public Transit
June 29, 2012 Lowey: Bipartisan Transportation and Student Loan Agreement Good for the Economy
June 14, 2012 Lowey Calls for Immediate Transportation Reauthorization
Sept. 7, 2011 Lowey Calls for National Infrastructure Bank to Create Jobs, Improve Communities
March 15, 2011 Rep. Carney Praises USDOT Decision Regarding Northeast Rail Funding
March 4, 2011 Letter to the Ray LaHood, Secretary, US Department of Transportation - Re-Program High-Speed Rail from Florida to Northeast Corridor
Feb. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
May 5, 2010 Lowey Calls Again For Earlier Disclosure Of Flight Manifests
Jan. 20, 2010 Lowey Statement On Withdrawal Of TSA Nominee
Jan. 7, 2010 Lowey: Airlines Should Provide Passenger Info 24 Hours Before Flight
Jan. 6, 2010 Lowey Proposes Aviation Security Upgrades
Dec. 26, 2009 Lowey Statement On Aviation Security Incidents
June 4, 2009 Transportation Security Administration Authorization Act
June 2, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Nomination of Victor M. Mendez to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration
May 26, 2009 Lowey-Engel-Hall Amendment Requires FAA Process On Westchester Airport
May 21, 2009 FAA Reauthorization Act Of 2009
May 13, 2009 Lowey Praises Cancellation of Airport Slot Auctions
May 12, 2009 Hearing Of The Homeland Security Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee- Homeland Security Department
Sept. 24, 2008 House Approves Federal Funding for New York Priorities
June 19, 2008 House Passes Lowey Bill to Ensure Integrity of Covert Transportation Security Tests
June 18, 2008 Biometric Enhancement for Airport-Risk Reduction Act of 2008
June 18, 2008 Catching Operational Vulnerabilities by Ensuring Random Testing Act of 2008
May 20, 2008 Homeland Security Committee Ensures Security Testing Integrity
Feb. 28, 2008 Lowey: Transportation Security Officers Deserve Equal Rights
Dec. 19, 2007 Lowey Statement on Authorization of New York Aviation "Czar"
Dec. 11, 2007 House Passes Lowey Bill to Screen 100% to Access Secure and Sterile Areas of Airport
Nov. 6, 2007 Letter to Mary Peters, Secretary of Transportation, Re: Congestion Pricing
Oct. 16, 2007 Lowey Renews Call for 100% Screening of Airport Employees
June 15, 2007 Lowey Praises Passage of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
May 15, 2007 Lowey, Shays, Engel, Hall Introduce Legislation to Protect Communities near Westchester County Airport from Aircraft Noise during Overnight Hours
March 27, 2007 Rail And Public Transportation Security Act Of 2007
March 13, 2007 Lowey Blasts New TSA ‘Security Surge'
March 13, 2007 Lowey Praises Committee Passage of Comprehensive Rail and Public Transportation Security Act
March 8, 2007 Lowey Introduces Legislation to Secure America's Airports
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