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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter

Representing the 25th District of New York

Press Releases

July 31, 2017 Press Release
Award will be used to purchase advanced communications equipment

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today announced that seven regional Fire Districts have received a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) program. The award will be used to purchase new communications equipment that utilizes integrated advanced technology.

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July 28, 2017 Press Release
The airport sustains more than 10,000 jobs and adds more than $800 million to the local economy

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) announced today that the Greater Rochester International Airport has received a $1.1 million award from the Department of Transportation to reconstruct an existing de-icing pad. In 2016, Rep. Slaughter announced a $1.9 million grant to build an 11,700 square foot deicing containment facility at the airport.

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July 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today announced a $7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Action for a Better Community’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

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July 19, 2017 Press Release
The speaker stripped this amendment from the bill behind closed doors, without a vote

WASHINGTON, DC —Rules Committee Democrats, led by Ranking Member Louise Slaughter (NY-25), today blasted Speaker Ryan’s removal of Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s (CA-13) amendment sun-setting the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) from the appropriations bill to be considered by the House next week. This bipartisan amendment was adopted on a voice vote by the Hous

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July 19, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Slaughter is a member of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today announced an Assistance for Firefighter Grant (AFG) award of $160,134 from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to the Hilton-Parma Fire District. Each year, Slaughter helps ensure that the AFG program receives sufficient funding in the federal budget.

July 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — On the news that the Trump administration will suddenly end hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for the federal Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program, Congresswomen Diana DeGette and Louise Slaughter, co-chairs of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus issued the following statement:

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July 14, 2017 Press Release
Will be used to develop a scientists-in-training program for deaf and hard-of-hearing undergraduates

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) announced today that the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) has received a million dollar federal award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This five-year federal award will be used to develop a scientists-in-training program for deaf and hard-of-hearing undergraduates.

July 13, 2017 Press Release
Calls out congressman who suggested using food stamp and Planned Parenthood funding to build the president’s border wall

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today reacted to efforts by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to weaken policies to combat campus sexual assault by watering down Title IX, the federal law that bans discrimination on the basis of sex in publicly funded education. This afternoon, Slaughter stood with colleagues at a press conference in opposition to Sec.

July 10, 2017 Press Release
University of Rochester will lead federally funded national research projects

ROCHESTER, NY – Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) announced today that the University of Rochester has received a total of $1.5 million in grant awards from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The university has received a $775,000 award to continue its HIV/AIDS research and a $818,000 award to continue its suicide prevention efforts.

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June 27, 2017 Press Release
Joined by the president of the Airline Pilots Association & first officer of the Miracle on the Hudson

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25), Brian Higgins (NY-26), Chris Collins (NY-27), and Tom Reed (NY-23) today stood with Flight 3407 families and Capt.

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