Washington, DC, June 30, 2010 -- Congressman John Hall (NY-19) and his colleagues in the House of Representatives voted to put an end to years of Wall Street and big banks operating without accountability.
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Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Chairwoman of the Appropriations State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee, today released the following statement on the United Nations Security Council vote to impose multilateral sanctions on Iran:
The United Nations Security Council vote to impose multilateral sanctions on Iran is an important step toward addressing the most urgent threats to security in the Middle East and the world. It demonstrates international unity in confronting Iran’s reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons. Holding accountable the Iranian regime and its enablers is critical to global stability.
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“Today (April 15, 2010) Americans will pay $800 billion less due to tax cuts enacted by this Congress. Refunds are up nearly 10 percent, reaching a record of $3,000 per taxpayer.
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Federal Funds May be Used for Efficiency, Conservation, Green Jobs
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland) today announced the City of Yonkers will receive $1.823 million to support energy efficiency, conservation, and green jobs projects from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
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Washington, DC -- Congressman Eliot Engel announced the City of Yonkers was awarded a $1,001,857 grant as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The grant comes from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD), through its Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG).
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Washington, DC – The Appropriations Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee today passed the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, including $2.4 million requested by Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland) for important projects to enhance health and education in Westchester and Rockland Counties.
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“Today, we see yet another example of how a disturbed person with a firearm can terrorize. This man entered the Holocaust Museum, a place dedicated to remember the evil inflicted upon the Jewish people in World War II, with the intent to do violence. It is disgusting to think about the children, whether they be visitors to our Capital from around the world, or children from local schools on class trips, having to run for cover in one of our National monuments or museums because an anti-Semitic madman decided to open fire on a guard.
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Washington, DC - Congressman Eliot Engel secured a preliminary $300,000 in appropriations funding for the Yonkers Westside Anti-Violence Effort (WAVE) as part of the FY 2010 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill.
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Must Finalize Skin Cancer Protection Standards
Washington, DC – On “Melanoma Monday,”
dedicated to awareness and prevention of skin cancer, Congresswoman Nita Lowey
(D-Westchester/Rockland) called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to
finalize standards for sunscreen that will alert consumers of the protection a
product offers not just against sunburn-causing UVB rays, but against skin
cancer causing UVA rays.
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