Highlights the importance of the TIGER grant program that helped fund the Inner Loop project & new train station, which Trump’s budget would eliminate
ROCHESTER, NY — Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) today discussed the dangers of President Trump’s budget cuts at the Inner Loop following a tour of the project earlier in the day.
Washington, DC -- Four House leaders on women’s rights today introduced a bill to block recent Trump administration moves to limit women's access to birth control. Co-chairs of the Congressional Pro Choice Caucus Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY), along with Judy Chu (D-CA) and chair of the Democratic Women’s Working Group Lois Frankel (D-FL), authored the Protec
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-1), co-chairs of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, today blasted the Trump administration for moving to prevent refugees in federal shelters from accessing safe and legal reproductive health services even in cases of rape and incest.
Award will fund efforts to expand refugee assistance programs
ROCHESTER, NY — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today announced a $199,991 grant for Refugees Helping Refugees (RHR) from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement.
This deal remains the most responsible path forward to stop Iran’s nuclear development
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) today released the following statement in reaction to President Trump decertifying the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, a deal designed to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon.
Slaughter is the author of the STOCK Act, the most important ethics reform in a generation
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) today released the following statement in reaction to the House Ethics Committee’s statement following the Office of Congressional Ethics’ investigation into Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27).
Award from the Department of Justice made possible through a law Slaughter co-authored
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) today announced a $600,000 Department of Justice (DOJ) award for the Worker Justice Center of New York, Inc., which provides specialized legal services for survivors of human trafficking in agriculture. The funding was authorized by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA), a law co-authored by Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-1), co-chairs of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, and Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) today reacted to the Trump administration’s interim final rule that would allow any employer to be exempt from the requirement to provide health insurance that includes contraception.
Slaughter secured the federal funding that made this new station possible
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) today announced that the Rochester train station’s grand opening will take place this Friday, October 6th. Governor Cuomo and state and local leaders will be joining Slaughter at the event.
Program will expire this week if Congress fails to act, impacting 50,000 New York students
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) today led a bipartisan push by the New York Congressional delegation urging Congressional leaders to reauthorize the Perkins student loan program, which expires at the end of this week. New York alone has more than 50,000 students who count on Perkins loans in order to afford college, the highest number of any state.