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  • Engel Announces $397,172 Grant for Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale

    Bronx, NY – Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, announced today that the Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale has been awarded a $397,172 federal grant from the U.S. Health and Human Services Administration. This funding will help the Hebrew Home conduct research on dementia and other neurological disorders impacting our communities most senior residents.

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  • Engel Suicide Prevention Bill Passes House

    Congressman Eliot Engel (NY-16) today lauded House passage of H.R. 4861, the Effective Suicide Screening and Assessment in Emergency Department Act, legislation he co-authored with Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) that aims to improve the identification, assessment and treatment of patients in emergency departments who are at high risk of suicide.

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  • Jewish Members of Congress Send Letter to McCarthy on Partisan Anti-Semitic Tactics

    Today, Jewish members of the House of Representatives–led by the most senior Jewish members of Congress, Congressman Eliot L. Engel and Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey–sent a letter to Leader Kevin McCarthy imploring him to cease making anti-Semitism a partisan issue. The members offered to meet with Mr. McCarthy to discuss how these partisan tactics ultimately undermine the bipartisan fight against anti-Semitism.

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  • Engel Bill to Protect T-Band Spectrum for First-Responders Passes House

    Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement after his legislation to preserve first responders' access to T-Band spectrum (470-512 MHz) passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 410 to 5. Rep. Engel's bill, the Don't Break Up the T-Band Act (H.R. 451), repeals a provision of the 2012 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act which directed the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to auction off this band of spectrum by 2021:

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  • Engel Introduces Resolution Calling for Greater Racial Diversity in Clinical Trials

    Congressman Eliot L. Engel (NY-16), a top Member of the Energy & Commerce Committee's health panel, introduced a resolution today, supported by 19 Members of Congress, calling on federal agencies to take action to promote racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for COVID-19 treatments, vaccines, and diagnostics.

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  • Engel Statement Marking 19 Years Since the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

    Congressman Eliot Engel issued the following statement:

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  • Engel Supported Health Bills Pass Committee

    Two health bills, one co-authored and one co-introduced by Congressman Eliot L. Engel, passed the Energy & Commerce Committee with bipartisan support yesterday.

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  • Engel Announces $375,000 for NY-16 to Help Prevent Youth Drug Abuse

    Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top Member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, today announced that a collective $375,000 in federal grants have been awarded to organizations fighting to prevent youth drug abuse in New York's 16th Congressional District.

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