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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter

Representing the 25th District of New York

Press Releases

September 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-1), co-chairs of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, and Nita Lowey (NY-17), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee and State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, today condemned the anti-choice provisions included in Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations bills as

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September 5, 2017 Press Release
The president’s decision will devastate families, hurt local communities, and damage New York’s economy

ROCHESTER, NY — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today condemned President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The DACA program provides certainty to young men and women who were brought to America as children.

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August 30, 2017 Press Release
The airport sustains more than 10,000 jobs adding more than $800 million to the local economy

ROCHESTER, NY — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) announced today that the Greater Rochester International Airport has received a $1.2 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration for airport improvements. The funding will be used to rehabilitate an apron, enhance security, improve the drainage of storm water runoff, and install apron flood lighting and fencing.

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August 24, 2017 Press Release
Urban League Initiative Helps At-Risk Young Adults Gain Schooling, Employment

ROCHESTER, NY — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today toured ongoing progress at a home construction site for the Urban League of Rochester’s YouthBuild program, a nationwide initiative that provides pathways for at-risk young adults to successfully transition from school to the workforce while rebuilding their communities.

August 17, 2017 Press Release
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.

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August 16, 2017 Press Release
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.

August 11, 2017 Press Release
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.

August 8, 2017 Press Release
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).

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August 1, 2017 Press Release
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.

August 1, 2017 Press Release

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.

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