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Nita Lowey's Public Statements

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
March 18, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey Announces $788,000 Federal Assistance for Peekskill Revitalization
March 17, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey and Local Officials Call for Crude Oil Transport Safety
March 14, 2014 Letter to John McAvoy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Con Edison, and Timothy P. Cawley, President and Chief Executive Office of Orange & Rockland Utilities - Address Gas Leaks in Wake of Tragedy in East Harlem and Local Scares
March 14, 2014 Lowey Statement on Department of Transportation 2015 Budget Request
March 14, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey Announces "Deep Dive" Report Metro North Safety
March 13, 2014 Lowey Statement on Department of Defense 2015 Budget Request
March 12, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey Announces $145,000 for Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Program in White Plains
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 7, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey, State and Local Elected Officials Announce $9.8 Million in Federal Storm Recovery Aid for Clarkstown
March 6, 2014 Lowey Statement on GAO Sequestration Report
March 6, 2014 Provision of Costs of Loan Guarantees for Ukraine
March 6, 2014 Provision of Costs of Loan Guarantees for Ukraine
March 6, 2014 Lowey Supports Loan Guarantees for Ukraine
March 4, 2014 President's Budget Prioritizes Jobs, Economic Growth, and Initiatives Vital to Lower Hudson Valley
March 4, 2014 Lowey Statement on 2015 Budget Request
Feb. 26, 2014 Lowey Statement on Hearing on Democracy Promotion
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
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director Oxfam International - Criticism of Economic Development in Israeli Settlements
Feb. 1, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey Announces Additional Federal Home Heating Assistance for Low-Income Families in the Lower Hudson Valley
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
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. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator at Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calvary CMS
Jan. 17, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey Announces $1.1 Billion Increase in Federal Funding For Child Care and Early Education Initiatives
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
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. 14, 2014 Further Continuing Appropriations Resolution
Jan. 14, 2014 Fiscal Year 2014 Government Funding Bill Released
Jan. 13, 2014 Congresswoman Lowey, Rockland County Job Seekers and Labor Leaders: Congress Must Restore Jobless Aid
Jan. 10, 2014 Gillibrand, Delauro, Lowey, Maloney Announce Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act
Dec. 23, 2013 Congresswoman Lowey's Provision Preventing Sexual Assault at Military Academies Included in Bipartisan Defense Bill
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Rajiv Shah, Administrator, Agency for International Development - Typhoon Recovery
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 13, 2013 New York, Connecticut Delegation Members Lead Effort to Strengthen Metro-North Safety
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
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. 24, 2013 Congresswoman Lowey's Statement on the Iranian Nuclear Agreement
Nov. 21, 2013 Rep. Schakowsky Introduces the Bipartisan International Violence Against Women Act
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Food Safety
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chair of the House Committee on the Budget, and Patty Murray, Chair of the Senate Committee on the Budget - Fair and Balanced Solutions to Budget Problems
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Armenian Orphan Rug is a Cherished Symbol of Armenian Resilience, A Symbol Worthy of the Smithsonian
Nov. 7, 2013 Lowey Statement on Impacts and Costs of Government Shutdown
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to John Porcari, Deputy Secretary Department of Transportation - Tappan Zee Bridge
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