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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter

Representing the 25th District of New York

Press Releases

October 26, 2017 Press Release
189 members of Congress express opposition to the administration’s contraception rules

WASHINGTON, DC — Pro-choice leaders in Congress, led by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY), and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), today called on President Donald J. Trump to reverse his recent moves to limit women's access to birth control.

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October 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Rules Committee Ranking Member Louise Slaughter (NY-25) issued the following statement on Republican’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget ahead of a committee meeting on the proposal this afternoon.

October 23, 2017 Press Release
Slaughter pushed for this award to help Lumetrics continue their groundbreaking work

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today announced that Rochester-based photonics manufacturer Lumetrics, Inc. has been awarded $100,000 in federal funding through the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR).

October 19, 2017 Press Release
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.

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October 19, 2017 Press Release

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

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October 17, 2017 Press Release

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.

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October 16, 2017 Press Release
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.

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October 13, 2017 Press Release
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.

October 12, 2017 Press Release
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).

October 10, 2017 Press Release
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.

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