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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter

Representing the 25th District of New York

Press Releases

December 7, 2017 Press Release
Asks what they are willing to accomplish over the next two weeks as the House considers a continuing resolution

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) took to the House Floor today to call out Republican leaders in Congress for proposing a two-week continuing resolution that fails to address our nation’s urgent priorities.

December 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Reps. John Katko (NY-24) and Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today asked that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reconsider aid requests recently denied for Cayuga and Monroe Counties.  

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December 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — House Committee on Rules Ranking Member Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) gave the following statement at a committee meeting this afternoon as House Republican leaders work to bring H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, to the House Floor tomorrow.

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December 1, 2017 Press Release
Bill includes several provisions of a bill Slaughter introduced to increase resources and jumpstart development

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) voted late yesterday for the Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment & Reauthorization Act (H.R. 3017), bipartisan legislation that reauthorizes the EPA's Brownfields Program for the first time since 2006.

November 28, 2017 Press Release
Outlines concrete data collection steps to protect public health and preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) today urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take stronger action to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics and protect public health.

November 20, 2017 Press Release
Tells Jeff Bezos to prioritize the social policies and priorities of states under serious consideration
November 16, 2017 Press Release
More than 42,100 people in Monroe County would lose the student loan interest deduction; 290,000 teachers in New York would lose the educator expense deduction

WASHINGTON, DC — As the House prepares to vote this afternoon on the Republican bill to provide tax cuts to the wealthy, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and colleges and universities throughout Monroe County today highlighted its especially harmful impacts on area students and teachers.

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November 15, 2017 Press Release
Also voted against making amendments in order that would preserve SALT, medical expense, and student loan interest tax deductions

WASHINGTON, DC — During a House Committee on Rules meeting late last night on the Republican bill to provide tax cuts for the wealthy, committee Republicans voted against making several amendments in order under their closed rule, including a Republican amendment to fight sexual assault.

November 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — House Committee on Rules Ranking Member Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) gave the following statement at a committee meeting this evening as House Republican leaders work to jam their bill to provide a massive tax cut for the wealthy through the House. It would raise taxes for many middle class families nationwide while increasing the deficit by $1.5 trillion.

November 13, 2017 Press Release

ROCHESTER, NY — Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) released the following statement on the passing of Tom Cray, founder of the Veterans Outreach Center in Rochester and her first district director:

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