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  • Engel, DeGette Lead Over 50 House Colleagues in Demanding Complete Ban on E-Cigarettes

    Representatives Eliot L. Engel (NY-16) and Diana DeGette (CO-01), top Members of the Energy and Commerce Committee, were joined by 54 of their House colleagues on a letter to the Trump Administration demanding a complete ban on flavored e-cigarettes.

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  • Engel, Guthrie Introduce Safeguarding Therapeutics Act

    Congressmembers Eliot Engel (NY-16) and Brett Guthrie (KY-02), top Members of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, have this week introduced the Safeguarding Therapeutics Act (H.R. 5663) to protect American consumers from counterfeit medical devices.

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  • Engel Commends Implementation of New Liver Allocation Policy

    Congressman Eliot L. Engel today commended a federal court's ruling to allow implementation of a new liver allocation policy which will help save lives in New York and communities across the nation. Engel was an outspoken advocate for the system reform, which is based on sound scientific consensus. On March 6, 2019, he led a bipartisan group of 81 House Members on a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar urging implementation of the Acuity Circles Model developed by the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN).

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  • Engel Statement on 47th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

    Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement marking the 47th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade:

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  • Engel Receives "A" Rating on End Citizens United Legislative Scorecard

    Congressman Eliot Engel is pleased to announce he has received an "A" rating from the campaign finance reform advocacy group End Citizens United on their inaugural Legislative Scorecard. Announced on the 10th anniversary of the Supreme Court's disastrous Citizens United decision, the scorecard tracks Members' support for legislation to end the dominance of big money in politics, restore ethics in Washington, and protect and expand the right to vote.

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  • Bipartisan House Leaders Condemn Honduran President's Decision Not to Extend MACCIH

    Washington–House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot L. Engel (D-NY) and Lead Republican Michael McCaul (R-TX), along with Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Chairman Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Ranking Member Francis Rooney (R-FL) issued the following statement condemning Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández's decision not to extend the Mission to Support the Fight against Corruption and Impunity in Honduras (MACCIH):

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  • Engel Votes to Protect Older Americans Against Age Discrimination

    Congressman Eliot Engel joined 260 of his House colleagues this week in voting to pass H.R. 1230, the Protecting Older Americans Against Age Discrimination Act, bipartisan legislation that would level the playing field for older workers and restore their rights to fight back against age discrimination in the workplace.

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  • Engel Sets New Date for Hearing with Pompeo on Iran, Iraq, and the Use of Force in the Region

    Washington–Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, has announced a new date to hear testimony from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the Trump Administration's policy toward Iran, Iraq, and the use of force in the region.

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