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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter

Representing the 25th District of New York

Press Releases

February 23, 2017 Press Release
Slaughter secured the federal funding that made this new station possible

ROCHESTER, NY — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25), Chairwoman of the Congressional Bipartisan Upstate New York Caucus and national rail advocate, today toured the ongoing progress of the Rochester Intermodal Station as work on the station’s interior kicks into high gear.

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February 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today released this statement after Andrew Puzder’s withdrawal from consideration as Secretary of the Department of Labor nominee:

February 15, 2017 Press Release
Legislation will increase access to the ballot box

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today introduced the Weekend Voting Act, legislation that would move Election Day from the first Tuesday in November to the first Saturday and Sunday after the first Friday in November, making it more convenient for voters and increasing turnout. Reps.

February 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) released this statement today in reaction to National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s resignation late last night. Slaughter called on President Trump to fire Flynn after it was revealed he violated the law by holding secret discussions about sanctions with the Russian ambassador before the presidential inauguration.

February 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today called on President Trump to fire National Security Advisor Michael Flynn after it was revealed he violated the law by holding secret discussions about sanctions with the Russian ambassador before the presidential inauguration.

February 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25), co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Arts Caucus, today announced that the National Park Service (NPS) will provide Geva Theatre Center in Rochester with a 20 percent tax credit through the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program for recent rehabilitation efforts.

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February 8, 2017 Press Release
Findings show serious shortfalls in device reporting surrounding power morcellators

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February 2, 2017 Press Release
Joins science fellow Kenneth Kort, who is helping Slaughter continue Rochester’s leadership in photonics and optics

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today announced that Jean Brumbley, a Brookings Legis Congressional Fellow with two decades of experience at the National Security Agency (NSA), has joined her Washington, DC office.

February 1, 2017 Press Release
Advocates Stress Importance of Maintaining & Continuing Progress on Flight Safety

Congressmembers Brian Higgins (NY-26), Chris Collins (NY-27), Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and Tom Reed (NY-23) joined Flight 3407 families in a roundtable discussion with top House of Representatives transportation leaders to emphasize the importance of protecting the hard-fought aviation safety improvements achieved in recent years.  Delegation members helped to coordinate the meeting with the Ch

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February 1, 2017 Press Release
Bill would require HHS to conduct comprehensive federal health study of the mining method

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) reintroduced the Appalachian Community Health Emergency Act, legislation that would place a moratorium on all new mountaintop coal removal mining permits while federal officials examine health consequences to surrounding communities.  The bill would authorize the first comprehensive federal study of t

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