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Nita Lowey's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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: Foreign Affairs
Issue Position: Seniors
June 30, 2014 Lowey Statement on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Decision
May 28, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 12, 2014 Lowey: Pay Disparity Hurting Women in Rockland and Westchester Counties
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 6, 2014 Lowey, Shaheen Introduce Peace Corps Equity Act
May 1, 2014 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2015
April 30, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States, Government Accountability Office - Women in Clinical Research
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Dec. 23, 2013 Congresswoman Lowey's Provision Preventing Sexual Assault at Military Academies Included in Bipartisan Defense Bill
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 3, 2013 Congresswoman Lowey: Affordable Care Act Ensures Health Care Decisions Are Made by a Woman and Her Doctor -- "Not By Her Boss"
Nov. 21, 2013 Rep. Schakowsky Introduces the Bipartisan International Violence Against Women Act
Oct. 4, 2013 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 24, 2013 Congresswoman Lowey Welcomes $900,000 in Federal Funding to Protect Women and Families from Violence
July 23, 2013 Congresswoman Nita Lowey Introduces Bipartisan Education For All Act
June 21, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force - Military Sexual Assault
June 14, 2013 Lowey Amendment to Help Prevent Sexual Assault at Military Academies Included in Bipartisan Defense Bill
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 12, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1256, SWAP Jurisdiction Certainty Act
June 7, 2013 Governor Cuomo Announces Support for Women's Equality Act from Congressional Leaders
Feb. 25, 2013 Congresswoman Nita Lowey's Statement on Passage of the Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 12, 2013 Lowey Calls On House Republican Leadership to Immediately Pass the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act
Jan. 24, 2013 Lowey Statement on Women in Combat
Aug. 22, 2012 Lowey: GOP Platform Embraces Akin's Ideas
June 7, 2012 Schakowsky, House Democrats Introduce International Violence Against Women Act
May 17, 2012 Lowey Statement on Unacceptable GOP Violence Against Women Act
April 2, 2012 Lowey and DiFiore Call for Immediate Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 8, 2012 Contraception
Jan. 20, 2012 Lowey Commends Decision on Contraceptive Coverage
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
June 23, 2011 Lowey Assails Cuts to Food Assistance
May 4, 2011 Assault on Women's Health
April 14, 2011 Correcting the Enrollment of H.R. 1473
Feb. 17, 2011 Moment of Silence in Remembrance of Members of Armed Forces and Their Families
Oct. 7, 2009 Breast Cancer Awareness
Aug. 5, 2009 Senate Passes Lowey Bill Renaming Rye Post Office
June 11, 2009 Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2010 And 2011
June 3, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Foreign Relations Committee - State Department Nominations
June 2, 2009 Hearing Of The Labor, Health And Human Service, Education And Related Agencies Subcommitee Of The House Appropriation Committee
May 20, 2009 Hearing Of The State, Foreign Operations And Related Programs Subcommittee Of The House Appropriations Committee - U.S. Agency For International Development
May 12, 2009 Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - The Department of Labor
May 21, 2008 Determining the Cause of Breast Cancer
April 2, 2008 Hearing of the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations-International Peacekeeping Affairs and International Organizations
Oct. 18, 2007 MSNBC Tucker - Transcript
June 21, 2007 The Department Of State, Foreign Operations And Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008
Sept. 8, 2006 Letter to Elaine Chao
Sept. 8, 2006 Letter to Elaine Chao, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor - Women's Bureau of the Department of Labor
May 15, 2006 Lowey & Clinton Announce Congressional Resolution to Strengthen Family Planning Services for Women
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