Representative Nita M. Lowey's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Nita M. Lowey
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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Issue Position: Consumers and Privacy Protection Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Homeland Security Issue Position: Environment Issue Position: Energy Independence Issue Position: Protecting the Environment Issue Position: Healthcare Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Housing Issue Position: Ensuring Retirement Security Issue Position: Economy Issue Position: Expanding Economic Opportunity Issue Position: Improving Education Issue Position: Seniors Issue Position: Safe and Secure Communities Issue Position: Protecting Animals Issue Position: Keeping America Strong and Secure Issue Position: Foreign Affairs Issue Position: Making Quality Health Care Affordable Issue Position: Ending our Dependence on Foreign Oil Issue Position: Small Business 8/12/14 Lowey, Maloney, and Engel Announce Grant to Help 400 Homeless Veterans and Their Families in the Hudson Valley 8/12/14 Lowey Tours Bowline Point Park, Recipient of $800,000 in Federal Dollars after Superstorm Sandy 8/12/14 Lowey Highlights Federal Small Business Assistance to Strengthen Local Economy and Create Jobs at Haverstraw Restaurants 8/08/14 Lowey Statement on President Obama's Announcement on Iraq 8/06/14 Lowey Statement on 49th Anniversary of Voting Rights Acta 8/06/14 Lowey Announces $70,000 Federal Grant for Sloatsburg Volunteer Fire Department 8/04/14 Lowey Statement on the Passing of Former White House Press Secretary Jim Brady 8/01/14 Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014 8/01/14 FY15 Iron Dome Supplemental 7/31/14 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer 7/31/14 Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014 7/29/14 Lowey Statement on GOP Supplemental Appropriations Proposal 7/28/14 Lowey Forum Highlights Environmental Impacts on Women's Health and the Federal Grants to Mitigate Adverse Effects 7/25/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed 7/23/14 Lowey Applauds U.S. Department of Transportation Progress on Rules for the Transport of Crude Oil and Improved Tank Car Standards 7/22/14 Letter to John Koskinen, Commisioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Lowey Presses IRS to Exempt Tappan Zee Bridge Noise Reduction Grants from Taxable Income 7/21/14 Lowey Facility Tour Highlights Federal Defense Dollars Supporting Local Business 7/21/14 Lowey Promotes Healthy Eating Habits During Teaching Kitchen Tour at Hudson Valley Hospital Center 7/15/14 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.6 Million in Job Training Funding 7/14/14 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act 7/10/14 Lowey Statement on Rocket Attacks against Israel 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/09/14 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 7/09/14 Lowey Co-Sponsors Bill to Reverse Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision 7/08/14 News 12 Hudson Valley - Rep. Nita Lowey Wants Congressional Support for Caregivers 7/08/14 Governor Cuomo Announces $3.2 Million in Grants to Expand College Access for Low-Income Students 7/07/14 Mid Hudson News - Lowey Introduces Bill to Keep Drunk Drivers Off The Road 7/07/14 Lowey Bill to Provide Earnings Credit to Caregivers in Westchester and Rockland Counties 7/03/14 Lowey Bill Mandates the Use of Innovative Interlock Technology to Keep Drunk Drivers Off of Roads and Save Lives