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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
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 27, 2014 Slaughter Secures Relief for Hickey Freeman in Farm Bill
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 17, 2014 Gillibrand, Warren, Slaughter Announce Federal Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act
Jan. 17, 2014 Slaughter Announces Crucial Step Toward 2014 Dredging
Jan. 16, 2014 Slaughter Praises Obama College Opportunity Plan, Highlights Local Investment by U of R
Jan. 15, 2014 GOP Chair: Attack on Women's Health Care Rights "Promotes Job Creation"
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 9, 2014 DeLauro, Slaughter, Miller: Fast Track Proposal A Non-Starter
Jan. 7, 2014 Politico - The Most Closed Congress in History
Jan. 6, 2014 Slaughter: Army Corps Report on Invasive Species Important Step to Protect Great Lakes, More Work Needed
Dec. 23, 2013 Rep. Slaughter Announces $2 Million Affordable Care Act Grant for U of R's Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Question U.S. Trade Representative's Position on Tar Sands
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Mark Pryor, Roy Blunt, Robert Aderholt, and Sam Farr - Unsafe Chinese Chicken
Dec. 18, 2013 Slaughter reacts to Consumer Reports study revealing half of all chicken purchases are tainted with bacteria resistant to three or more classes of antibiotics
Dec. 16, 2013 Grijalva, Slaughter, McCollum Respond to FDA Decision to Re-Evaluate Allowance of "Antibacterial" Chemicals in Consumer Products
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. 16, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Waterways
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 12, 2013 Rep. Slaughter Successfully Pushes Army to Allow Open Competition for Radio Contract
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, Subcommittee on Defense and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Denfense - Combat Rescue Helicopter Program
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. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Dec. 11, 2013 Rep. Slaughter: Voluntary Regulation on Antibiotics Inadequate To Protect Public Health; No Enforcement Mechanism or Criteria for Success
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Dec. 9, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Curb Antibiotic Use on the Farm
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Dec. 2, 2013 Column: The Promise of Secure and Affordable Health Care
Nov. 26, 2013 DeGette, Pro-Choice Caucus Statement On SCOTUS Announcement To Debate Employer Contraceptive Coverage
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Congressmen Bill Shuster, Barbara Boxer, Nick Rahall, and David Vitter - Water Resources Reform and Development Act
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp and Ranking Member Sander Levin - Tax Reform
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 20, 2013 Rep. Slaughter: No Budget, No Vacation
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 19, 2013 Letter to Lamar Smith Chairman, House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee and Eddie Bernice Johnson, Ranking Memeber, House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee - STEM
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. 13, 2013 Letter to John Roberts, Chief Justice Supreme Court - Violation of Judicial Ethics
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 28, 2013 Slaughter and DeGette, Co-Chairs Of Pro-Choice Caucus, Issue Statement on Texas Abortion Law Ruled Unconstitutional
Oct. 28, 2013 Slaughter Calls On Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology to Investigate Antibiotic Resistance Crisis
Oct. 25, 2013 NBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Trans-Pacific Partnership
Oct. 24, 2013 Rep. Slaughter: Korean Trade Imbalance Hurts U.S. Manufacturers, Kills Jobs
Oct. 23, 2013 House to Vote on Key Slaughter-Sponsored Provision Giving Great Lakes Communities Better Access to Federal Funds
Oct. 22, 2013 Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators Act
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski and Richard Shelby and Representatives Harold Rogers and Nita Lowey - Continue to Fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Director Dr. Thomas Frieden, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Do Not Muzzle Independent Lead Poisoning Prevention Group
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