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New York-The Alliance for Retired Americans, an organization representing 4.3 million retirees, older Americans, and community activists announced that it has endorsed Congressman Eliot Engel for reelection. Engel, who represents New York’s 16th Congressional District in the House of Representatives, is seeking his 14th term in office representing parts of the North Bronx and lower Westchester County.
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New York- New York Rep. Eliot Engel, whose 16th Congressional District covers parts of the Bronx and Westchester counties, is pleased to announce that the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) has endorsed his bid for reelection to Congress. As New York’s largest public service union, AFSCME represents over 420,000 members from six affiliates including CSEA, District Council 37, District Council 66, AFSCME...read more »
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Eliot Engel, a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and a member of the subcommittee on Health, announced that he is a co-sponsor of the Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act of 2014.
This bill is a direct response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s narrow 5-4 ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood v. Burwell, and would prohibit for-profit businesses that offer...read more »
Medicare Home Infusion Site of Care Act Would Enhance Patient Care at Savings to Medicare
Washington, DC – Congressman Eliot Engel, a senior member of the Subcommittee on Health for the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Congressman Pat Tiberi (R-OH-12) introduced The Medicare Home Infusion Site of Care Act to close the Medicare coverage gap for home-based infusion care.
Patients who have been prescribed infusion therapy...read more »
Bronx/Westchester- The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), an umbrella federation representing 56 unions and over 12.5 million working men and women today announced that it has endorsed Congressman Eliot Engel in his bid for reelection in New York’s 16th Congressional District. According to the organization’s website, Engel received a 95% score in voting with the AFL-CIO endorsed position on issues...read more »
WASHINGTON, DC—Representative Eliot L. Engel, the leading Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today delivered the following statement at the Committee’s hearing on the current crisis in Ukraine:
“Thank you, Chairman Royce, for calling this hearing. The situation in Ukraine is one of the most urgent issues for American foreign policy.
“Madam Assistant Secretary, and Mr. Assistant Secretary, thank you both for...read more »
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Eliot Engel, a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement after The Veterans Access, Choice & Accountability Act of 2014, or H.R. 3230, passed the House:
“I was appalled by allegations that nearly 40 veterans died in Phoenix while waiting for care at a VA medical center, and that staffers tried to cover up those treatment delays. We have since learned that...read more »
WASHINGTON, DC—Representative Eliot L. Engel, the leading Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, welcomed approval by the full Committee of legislation he recently introduced to increase American support for Israel’s life-saving Iron Dome antimissile system. The Emergency Iron Dome Replenishment Act (H.R. 5235) would authorize funding for Iron Dome procurement, production, and maintenance, upon request by the Government of...read more »
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Eliot Engel, the lead sponsor on a bipartisan law to create an ALS Registry, announced that the ALS Registry released its first data report and said that he believes the data will help increase scientific research into Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
ALS is a fatal disease that destroys a person’s ability to control muscle movement. The life expectancy for a...read more »