Rep. Slaughter is a member of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus
ROCHESTER, NY — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today announced an Assistance for Firefighter Grant (AFG) under the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program of $152,036 from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to the Brighton Fire District.
Competitive grant will provide training that prepares low-income local residents for careers in the health care field
ROCHESTER, NY — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today announced a $1.6 million federal award for Action for a Better Community (ABC) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Professional Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program.
Award will fund efforts to prevent radiation damage for cancer patients
ROCHESTER, NY — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today announced a $770,000 grant for the University of Rochester Medical Center from the Department of Health and Human Services. The award will be used to research and develop drugs that would prevent radiation damage to the salivary glands for throat and neck cancer patients.
Will be used to launch a first-of-its-kind study examining language outcomes in young deaf adults
ROCHESTER, NY – Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) announced today that Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf (RIT/NTID) has received a $2.6 million five-year federal award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Raises awareness of the entrepreneurship happening across Monroe County
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) today marked Startup Day Across America by visiting West Henrietta-based manufacturer SiMPore Inc. to highlight the strides the company has made since moving from a startup in 2007 to a successful business.
Rochester, NY – Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today congratulated Edward “Ed” White, associate vice president of Test, Assembly and Packaging and corporate outreach for AIM Photonics, on being named chair of the National Photonics Initiative (NPI) Steering Committee.
Award will be used to purchase advanced communications equipment
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today announced that seven regional Fire Districts have received a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) program. The award will be used to purchase new communications equipment that utilizes integrated advanced technology.
The airport sustains more than 10,000 jobs and adds more than $800 million to the local economy
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) announced today that the Greater Rochester International Airport has received a $1.1 million award from the Department of Transportation to reconstruct an existing de-icing pad. In 2016, Rep. Slaughter announced a $1.9 million grant to build an 11,700 square foot deicing containment facility at the airport.
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today announced a $7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Action for a Better Community’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
The speaker stripped this amendment from the bill behind closed doors, without a vote
WASHINGTON, DC —Rules Committee Democrats, led by Ranking Member Louise Slaughter (NY-25), today blasted Speaker Ryan’s removal of Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s (CA-13) amendment sun-setting the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) from the appropriations bill to be considered by the House next week. This bipartisan amendment was adopted on a voice vote by the Hous