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  • Engel Continues Fight for Greater Education Funding for New York

    Congressman Eliot L. Engel led a New York delegation letter to Congressional Leadership calling for additional education funding for New York State's public schools in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. New York had been the epicenter of the American COVID-19 outbreak and, with less than a month before schools open, is facing severe shortfalls in education funding. The Engel-led letter calls for stronger education funding in the next major piece of COVID-19 legislation, on top of what has been provided in the CARES Act.

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  • Engel, Walorski Lead Over 75 Members on Resolution Marking National Health Center Week

    Congressman Eliot L. Engel (NY-16) and Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-IN) today led a group of 77 bipartisan House Members in marking August 9 to August 15 as National Health Center Week to celebrate the nation's health centers which have been at the frontlines of responding to COVID-19, particularly in underserved communities.

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  • Engel Authored Provisions to Modernize U.S. Hospitals Pass House

    Congressman Eliot L. Engel commended House passage today of a key funding bill for federal health agencies, H.R. 7617, which included provisions he authored that direct the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to assess the level of investment needed to modernize U.S. hospitals.

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  • Engel Supported Bill to Improve Children's Health Included in Hearing

    Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top Member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, participated in a legislative hearing today which included legislation he is co-leading to help develop treatments for pediatric cancers and other rare diseases affecting children.

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  • Engel Votes to Pass the NO BAN Act

    Congressman Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and cosponsor of the NO BAN Act, issued the following statement today after he voted to pass the Act on the House floor. The NO BAN Act would repeal President Trump's heartless Muslim travel ban:

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  • Engel Authored Health Bill to Protect Americans Passes Committee

    Congressman Eliot L. Engel (NY-16), a top Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, commended the Energy & Commerce Committee's passage today of the Safeguarding Therapeutics Act, H.R. 5663, a bipartisan bill he co-authored with Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02). This legislation would enable the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to destroy fake medical devices imported from abroad that endanger public health, including fake coronavirus tests and surgical masks.

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  • Engel Bill to Modernize Hospitals Clears Key Hurdle

    Congressman Eliot L. Engel commended the House Appropriations Committee yesterday for passing a key funding bill for federal health agencies, which included provisions authored by Congressman Engel that direct the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to assess the level of investment needed to modernize U.S. hospitals.

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  • Engel Leads 80 Members Calling on NIH to Study the Impact of COVID-19 on Children

    As talk of reopening schools in the Fall grows louder, Congressman Eliot L. Engel, joined by Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, led 80 Members of the House calling on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to increase research on the impact of coronavirus on children.

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