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Louise Slaughter's Public Statements

Full Name: Louise McIntosh Slaughter
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 25, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for U.S. House - District 25
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Robert; 3 Children: Megan, Amy, Robin
Birth Date: 08/14/1929
Birth Place: Harlan County, KY
Home City: Fairport, NY
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Slaughter, DeGette, Nadler Introduce Legislation in Response to Hobby Lobby Decision
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
June 30, 2014 Slaughter Responds to FDA's Six-Month Review of Voluntary Guidance on Antibiotics in Agriculture
June 30, 2014 House Pro-Choice Leaders Who Led Amicus Brief to SCOTUS on Contraceptive Cases React To Ruling
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 House Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs DeGette and Slaughter Respond to Supreme Court Decision on Buffer Zones
June 25, 2014 Reps. DeLauro and Slaughter Introduce Legislation to Strengthen USDA's Power to Protect Public Health
June 20, 2014 Slaughter Successfully Leads Effort in House to Fully Fund Military Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
June 19, 2014 Slaughter Responds to Issuance of Subpoenas in Growing Political Intelligence Scandal
June 19, 2014 Rep. Slaughter Calls CFTC Reauthorization a Precursor to Another Financial Crisis
June 19, 2014 Congressional Leaders to Chairman Camp: Proposed Fast Track Is DOA in This Congress
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 17, 2014 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials
June 13, 2014 Rep. Slaughter Statement on Tax Extenders Package
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 10, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army, Civil Works-Help Great Lakes Communities Access More Federal Funds
June 3, 2014 Major Push by Representative Slaughter Prompts Department of Defense to Take First Step Toward Optics/Photonics Manufacturing Institute
June 2, 2014 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Campaign Finance Decisions
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture- Protect Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 22, 2014 Letter to Daniel Werfel, Acting Commissioner Internal Revenue Service- Regulate Tax Exempt Groups
May 20, 2014 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014
May 19, 2014 Letter to Michele Banik-Rake, Mcdonalds Director of Sustainability Worldwide Supply Chain- Make Meat Truly Sustainable by Only Using Beef Raised Without Antibiotcs
May 16, 2014 Slaughter: Drug Company's Effort to Undermine FDA on Antibiotics Proves FDA's Voluntary Guidance is Inadequate to Halt Growing Antibiotic Resistance Crisis
May 15, 2014 POLL: 58 Percent of Americans Would Pay More for Meat Produced Without Antibiotics
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 9, 2014 House Democrats Call On USTR to Stop Hiding Real Export Numbers
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 8, 2014 Providing for Consideration of HR 567, Establishing Select Committee on Benghazi
May 8, 2014 Establishing Select Committee on Benghazi
April 30, 2014 House Democrats Introduce the Green Bank Act of 2014
April 28, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, Regarding College Banking Practices and Federal Student Aid
April 22, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Prohibit Harmful Banking Practices Targeting College Campuses
April 17, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Protecting the Great Lakes
April 14, 2014 Report Issues Recommendations to Improve Military Helmet Safety, Credits Rep. Slaughter with Raising Concerns and "Active Oversight"
April 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Cardin, Colleagues Ask Kerry To Urge NATO, OSCE To End All Defense Contracts With Russia
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 10, 2014 Slaughter Praises American Cities for Passing Resolutions to Stop Overuse of Antibiotics in Livestock
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 8, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H. Con. Res. 96, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015, and Providing for Proceedings During the Period from April 11, 2014, Through April 25, 2014
April 7, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of Federal Emergency Management Agency - Flood Insurance Rates Maps of the Town of Gates
April 7, 2014 Letter to Mark Assini, Supervisor of the Town of Gates - Flood Insurance Rates Mapping of the Town of Gates
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