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Nita Lowey's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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. 22, 2014 Lowey Announces $517,785 in NIH Grants for Burke Medical Research Institute and SUNY Purchase
July 8, 2014 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.2 Million in Grants to Expand College Access for Low-Income Students
Feb. 1, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey Announces Additional Federal Home Heating Assistance for Low-Income Families in the Lower Hudson Valley
Jan. 29, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey Opposes Farm Bill That Would Cost 300,000 New York Households $90 Per Month
Jan. 28, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey's Statement on the President's State of the Union Address
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 15, 2014 Lowey Statement on 2014 Omnibus
Jan. 13, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey, Rockland County Job Seekers and Labor Leaders: Congress Must Restore Jobless Aid
Dec. 12, 2013 Continuing Appropriations Resolution
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
April 15, 2013 Reps. Nadler, Lowey and Israel Call for Tax Equity for Cities with High Cost of Living
Sept. 18, 2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Initiative to Help Long-Term Unemployed Individuals Find Jobs
Sept. 29, 2011 Statement on Republican 2012 Budget
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
June 20, 2008 House Passes Unemployment Benefits Extension
June 17, 2008 Lowey Calls for Extended Unemployment Insurance
May 12, 2008 Lowey Slams Bush's Proposed Cuts to New York Medicaid
Dec. 19, 2007 Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007
Oct. 18, 2007 Lowey Statement on SCHIP Veto Override
Nov. 18, 2005 Lowey: Budget Does Not Reflect Priorities of Americans
Sept. 8, 2005 Statement in Support of the Hurricane Katrina Supplemental
June 21, 2005 Lowey: CMS Action Threatens Survival of Rehab Hospitals
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Economic Growth & Fiscal Responsibility
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Housing
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