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Louise Slaughter's Public Statements on Issue: Legislative Branch

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 25, Democratic
Date Title
May 13, 2015 Letter to Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Rules Committee - 'Grab-bag Rules'
May 1, 2015 Slaughter's Official Portrait as Chair of Committee on Rules Unveiled
Feb. 10, 2015 Letter to All Members of the House of Representatives - Republican Expansion of Unilateral Subpoena Power
Feb. 5, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules
Feb. 5, 2015 Letter to Pete Sessions, Chair of the House Rules Committee - If You're Going to Sue the President, At Least Do it in the Light of Day
Dec. 10, 2014 Statement by Rules Committee Ranking Member Louise Slaughter on "CROmnibus" Funding Bill
Nov. 19, 2014 Slaughter Re-Elected as Top Democrat on Rules Committee
Sept. 16, 2014 Providing for Consideration of HJ Res 124, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader of the House, and Candice Miller, Chairman of the Committee on House Administration - Banning Polystyrene from House Cafeterias
Aug. 1, 2014 Ranking Member Slaughter Reacts to House Rules Committee Passage of Martial Law
July 31, 2014 Ranking Member Slaughter Reacts to House Rules Committee Passage of Martial Law
July 24, 2014 House Republicans Won't Provide Estimate for Cost of Taxpayer-Funded Lawsuit, Then Block Amendments Requiring Transparency and Accountability for Funding of Lawsuit
March 6, 2014 Top Democrats Call for End to House GOP's Abuse of Power, Demand Vote to Condemn Issa's Action
Sept. 20, 2012 Providing for Consideration of House Joint Resolution 118, Disapproving Rule Relating to Waiver and Expenditure Authority with Respect to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3409, Stop the War on Coal Act of 2012; and Providing for Proceedings During the Period from September 22, 2012, Through November 12, 2012
March 30, 2012 Slaughter Announces She Will Join President Obama for STOCK Act Bill Signing
March 20, 2012 Slaughter Comments on STOCK Act
Feb. 8, 2012 Expedited Legislative Line-Item Veto and Recession
Feb. 3, 2012 Cantor Relents to Pressure, Agrees to Bring STOCK Act to the House Floor
Dec. 13, 2011 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Nov. 30, 2011 Hearing of the House Administration Committee - Review of the Use of Committee Funds of the 112th Congress
April 28, 2010 Slaughter Says No Raise For Congress While Economy Still Lags
Aug. 28, 2009 Slaughter Applauds Jack Kemp's Papers Coming To Library Of Congress
June 18, 2007 Announcement Concerning Amendment Process For Rules Committee Consideration Of Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2008
Jan. 12, 2007 Democratic-Led Rules Committee Is Called to Order for the First Time
Jan. 3, 2007 Slaughter Unveils New Democratic Rules Package
Nov. 16, 2006 Slaughter Emphasizes Central Role of Ethics and Rules Reform in Democratic Agenda
Oct. 2, 2006 Press Release -Republicans Choose Spin Over Safety for Children on Capitol Hill
Sept. 14, 2006 Providing For Earmarking Reform In The House Of Representatives
July 11, 2006 The Great Disappearing Act of Republican Ethics Reform
May 3, 2006 Lobbying Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006
May 3, 2006 Lobbying Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006
April 6, 2006 Reform? We Don't Need No Stinking Reform!
March 30, 2006 With No-Vote on House Ethics Investigation, Republicans Reveal Ethics Reform Hypocrisy
March 1, 2006 Democrats Announce Rules Reform Package on Eve of First Ethics Reform Rules Hearings
Feb. 22, 2006 America For Sale: New Report Documents Cost of Republican Corruption for American People
Feb. 9, 2006 Republican Reform Bill MIA
Jan. 11, 2006 Based on History, Slaughter Questions Republican Commitment to Ethics Reform
Dec. 8, 2005 Slaughter to Hastert: GOP Needs an 'Extreme Ethics Makeover'...Not Ethics Class
Oct. 4, 2005 Slaughter: DeLay's Felony Indictment an Ethical Test for House Republicans
May 12, 2005 Democrats Will Fight Republican Abuse of Power in Senate
April 27, 2005 Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to Reinstate Certain Provisions of the Rules Relating to Procedures of the Committee on Standards..
April 26, 2005 House Republicans: Arrogance Unchecked
April 13, 2005 Arrogant Majority Dismantles Ethics Process
April 12, 2005 Rep. Slaughter Responds to Chairman Dreier's Non-Response on Ethics Hearings
March 2, 2005 Rep. Slaughter Calls for End to Unethical GOP Rules Changes
Jan. 26, 2005 Dreier, Republicans hatch scheme to further eliminate debate, democracy from House Floor in 109th Congress
Jan. 4, 2005 DeLay, Republicans Have New Tactics, Same Old Goal: Revised Rules Package Still Designed to Dismantle Ethics Process in the House
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