Eliot Engel

Leadership For Us

Democrat in U.S. Congress For NY-16

The Bronx & Westchester

Eliot named one of the Top Ten Most Effective Democrats in Congress!*

*The Center for Effective Lawmaking at Vanderbilt University and University of Virginia

A message from Congressman Engel

I am deeply distressed by the direct impact of the Coronavirus to our Congressional district; I commend our state and local elected officials for their swift actions to protect our community. I hold the Trump administration, with their inability to adequately address the outbreak, their decimation of the CDC, and their lying, accountable. Congress has already passed a $8.3 billion package, triple what Trump proposed, to fight the virus. I helped introduce the Paid Sick Days for Public Health Emergencies and Personal Family Care Act to require employers to provide 14 days of paid sick leave to anyone if quarantined or impacted by school closure. I will keep fighting for resources for Westchester and The Bronx, please stay safe and take the recommended precautions.


A Proven Track Record


Fighting the Climate Crisis

Eliot knows we must act now to save our planet and build a new, green economy. 


Health Care is a Human RIght

Eliot is an original co-sponsor of the MEDICARE FOR ALL ACT and is a founding member of the Congressional Medicare for All Caucus.



Compassionate Immigration Reform

As a co-Sponsor of H.R. 6, the DREAM AND PROMISE ACT, Eliot says Trump’s inhumane, xenophobic policies must end. 


Leading Foreign Affairs

As Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Eliot champions democracy and human rights throughout the world  



Fighting for Sensible Gun Laws

Leading the fight to reduce gun violence in the United States. He is proud of his “F” rating from the NRA.


Affordable, Quality Education

Eliot has brought millions of Title 1 dollars to Westchester and the Bronx.


Reforming our Elections

Eliot’s proposed constitutional amendment protects voting rights,  eliminates the electoral college, fights corruption and reduces special interest and dark money in politics. 



Working for Social Justice and Equal Rights

Eliot is an unwavering champion of civil and equal rights and social justice. He is a co-sponsor of the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act.  

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Coronavirus Update

I know there is a lot of consternation and concern in the community right now. What’s happening is unprecedented; the coronavirus outbreak has led to school and business closings, economic uncertainty, and above all, concerns about public health.