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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter

Representing the 25th District of New York

Press Releases

June 23, 2017 Press Release
Task Force affirms need for action to combat threat of Asian carp

Washington, D.C. – The Co-Chairs of the House Great Lakes Task Force, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Congressman Sean Duffy (WI-07) and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition Co-Chairs, Congressman David P.

June 21, 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 from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the Point Pleasant Fire District. The grant totals $45,048 and will be used to improve facilities and personal protective equipment for first-responders. 

June 20, 2017 Press Release
Lawsuit comes as the administration ignores attempts at oversight

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today joined nearly 200 colleagues in the House and Senate in an unprecedented effort to compel President Trump to comply with the Foreign Emoluments Clause of the United States Constitution. These Members of Congress have filed a complaint in the U.S.

June 19, 2017 Press Release
Slaughter secured the federal funding that made this new station possible

ROCHESTER, NY — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today brought together local business leaders for a tour of the Rochester train station as construction nears completion later this summer.

June 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today announced that Harris Corporation has been awarded a contract of up to $255 million from the Department of Defense to provide its Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) “Manpack” radio system for the United States Special Operations Command.

June 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) today vowed to protect the new RIT-led public-private clean energy manufacturing institute from defunding by the Trump administration. In January, Slaughter announced that she successfully landed Rochester the clean energy manufacturing institute following a nationwide competition.

June 13, 2017 Press Release
Highlights its impacts on Rochester and communities nationwide as the Trump administration begins rewriting this failed trade deal

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) pushed United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to completely overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as the Trump Administration moves forward with rewriting this failed trade agreement.

June 12, 2017 Press Release
Imported commodities that pass through Rochester support 95 local jobs and generate more than $6 million in salaries every year

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) announced today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will complete dredging at Rochester Harbor this week. Slaughter has secured more than $5 million since 2013 for dredging Rochester’s port, which ships and receives an average of 95,000 tons of material each year.

June 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) issued the following statement in reaction to former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee earlier today:

June 8, 2017 Press Release
Slaughter is the author of the STOCK Act, the most important ethics reform in a generation

WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission, the acting U.S.