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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter

Representing the 25th District of New York

Press Releases

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) called the budget request submitted to Congress today by President Trump an unprecedented attack on women’s health. The proposal would make drastic cuts to crucial programs and have a devastating impact on women’s access to vital health care services.  

May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) released the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018:

May 19, 2017 Press Release
Would protect hundreds of thousands of retirees in New York State & millions nationwide

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today introduced the Employee Benefits Protection Act to help ensure retirees receive the benefits they have earned and depend on. This legislation would make it more difficult for companies to use the restructuring process to reduce or terminate benefits for current and future retirees.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) released the following statement in reaction to the Trump Administration sending Congress a notification letter today that it plans to start negotiations with Canada and Mexico to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

May 18, 2017 Press Release
Program supports 6,000 local students and is targeted for elimination

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) has introduced the Perkins Loan Extension Act of 2017 – bipartisan legislation to extend the Perkins Loan Program for a period of two years so that students currently enrolled in the program can continue to receive financial aid.

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May 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Louise Slaughter (NY-25), Judy Chu (CA-27), Diana DeGette (CO-01), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Barbara Lee (CA-13), and Jackie Speier (CA-14) sent a letter to Ivanka Trump inviting her to a meeting on women’s health issues, including access to affordable contraception.

May 17, 2017 Press Release
Discharge Petition Aims to Force Vote on Bipartisan Bill Creating Trump-Russia Commission

WASHINGTON, DC — Amid accelerating revelations of President Trump’s attempts to shut down the FBI’s investigation of his campaign and administration’s ties to Russia, Rep.

May 17, 2017 Press Release
Grant Program Targeted for Elimination by Trump Administration

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today announced that local organizations received two federal grants totaling over $960,000 to benefit affordable housing projects in the Rochester region. The grants received were in the amounts of $587,500 for PathStone and $376,000 for NeighborWorks Rochester.

May 9, 2017 Press Release

ROCHESTER, NY — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) released the following statement on the passing today of former Rochester Deputy Mayor Len Redon:

May 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) have introduced a package of bills to reform the review process for medical devices and increase access to legal recourse for victims of unsafe devices.

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