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Eliot Engel's Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 16, Democratic
On The Ballot: Won, Democratic, Women's Equality, Working Families for U.S. House - District 16
Date Title
June 20, 2018 Letter to President Donald Trump - Chairman Crowley and Reps. Larson, Davis, Cummings, Beyer, and Moore Call on President Trump to Stop Closing Social Security Field Offices
May 16, 2018 Providing for Consideration of H.R. Protect and Serve Act of Providing for Consideration of S. Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018
March 19, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and the Hon. Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Chairman Crowley Demands Increased Funding for Social Security in Government Funding Bill
Feb. 5, 2018 Letter to President Donald Trump - Chairman Crowley, Ranking Member Larson Lead Letter Urging President Trump to Support Increased Funding for the Social Security Administration
Jan. 1, 2018 Issue Position: Protecting Social Security & Medicare
Dec. 15, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of the House - Don't Count on Us to Fix the PAYGO Problem You've Created with the GOP's Tax Bill
Nov. 15, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ajit V. Pai, FCC Chairman - Reconsider Proposed Changes to Lifeline Program
Oct. 16, 2017 Engel Calls 2018 Social Security Cola Adjustment "Inadequate"
Sept. 28, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives - Members of Congress to Reject Cuts to Safety Net Hospitals
March 30, 2017 Engel Introduces The Empire State Equity Act to Increase federal Medicaid Funding to New York State
Oct. 19, 2016 Engel Lambasts Meager Social Security Cost-of-Living Increase
Aug. 4, 2016 Engel Applauds CMS Decision on Uncompensated Care Payments
June 22, 2016 Energy & Commerce Democrats Denounce Republicans' Medicaid Proposal
May 16, 2016 Letter to Chairman John Kline, Chair of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Chairman Todd Rokita, Chair of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, Ranking Member Robert "Bobby" C. Scott, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Ranking Member Marica L. Fudge, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education - WIC Reauthorization
March 10, 2016 Letter to The Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, The Hon. Tom Price, Chairman House Budget Committee, and the Hon. Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, House Budget Committee - Fight to Protect SNAP for Those in Need
March 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Save Senior Programs
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Budget and Taxes
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Seniors, Social Security, and Medicare
Oct. 26, 2015 Letter to Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and Loretta Lynch, Attoney General - Lawmakers Call on Social Security Administration to Treat Same-Sex Marriages Equally
Oct. 15, 2015 Engel Renews Push for Guaranteed 3% COLA Increases for Seniors
June 29, 2015 Governor Cuomo Announces Medicaid Redesign Efforts Saving Taxpayers Billons
June 17, 2015 Increasing Regulatory Fairness Act
May 14, 2015 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
April 22, 2015 Rep. Engel Visits the White House to Celebrate Doc Fix
April 15, 2015 Rep. Engel: Doc Fix Good for our Seniors and Doctors
March 27, 2015 Letter to Chairman Tom Cole and Ranking Member Rosa Delauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Funding of Heating Assistance Program
March 26, 2015 Rep. Engel: Repealing the SGR Formula is the Right Thing to do for our Seniors, Our Children and our Doctors
March 26, 2015 Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act of 2015
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
March 10, 2015 Engel and Renacci Introduce Bill to Reform Hospital Readmission Program
Sept. 30, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of the Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits
Aug. 1, 2014 Rep. Engel Says July Jobs Report Shows Continued Growth
July 29, 2014 Report Shows That ACA Will Extend Medicare Solvency
June 30, 2014 Issue Position: Protecting Social Security and Medicare
May 30, 2014 Congressman Engel Says Shinseki Put Country First By Resigning
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 7, 2014 New York Congressional Delegation Met with Mayor de Blasio
May 2, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Support for Vision Zero TIGER Application
April 14, 2014 Rep. Engel Praises $8 Billion Medicaid Waiver
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Bipartisan Lawmakers Defend Medicare
Feb. 18, 2014 Rep. Engel Applauds $8B Medicaid Waiver
Jan. 29, 2014 Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address 2014
Jan. 29, 2014 SNAP Cuts Hurt the Most Vulnerable
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator at Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Calvary CMS
Jan. 15, 2014 Engel Blasts GOP for Ignoring the Unemployed
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Social Security
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: LIHEAP
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Medicare
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