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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 13: (L-R) FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate (L) talks to Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) and Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) prior to a hearing before the Homeland Security Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee March 13, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The subcommittee held a hearing on Hurricane Sandy funding oversight.
It is critical that we identify the gaps in our security screening systems to protect the traveling public. This legislation would help do just that ... By prohibiting foreign-owned companies from overseeing screening at our nation's airports, mandating disclosure of security breaches, requiring covert testing of screeners, and imposing penalties for those who interfere with testing, this bill would improve security practices at airports in New York and around the country.
There are many anomalies that are very positive and there are some aspects of it that we don’t support, but overall it is better than the CR that passed the HouseMore quotes »
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During National Small Business Week, Lowey and Local Small Business Owners Call on Congress to Protect Against Unfair Practices by Credit Card Companies
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland), joined by small business owners from the Lower Hudson Valley and national small business advocates, today called on Congress to protect small business from unfair and deceptive practic 7:32 AM from Ramapo Times Read more »
Hanna sole New York Republican to oppose House abortion bill
Republican Rep. Richard Hanna of Oneida County broke from party ranks Tuesday to vote against proposed legislation that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy except for victims of rape or incest who have reported the crime to authorities. Six D 6/18/13 from Politics on the Hudson Read more »
International Adhesions Society Joins Efforts of Interstitial Cystitis...
Representative Nita Lowey receives an award from the ICA recognizing her longstanding support of IC patients “Many of our members are afflicted with both IC, adhesions, and other overlapping pelvic pain conditions, which are only now being recognized by from PRWeb Read more »
US Rep. Chris Gibson backs redesignation of Hudson River National Heritage Area
U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson supports federal legislation to renew the Hudson River National Heritage Area designation, an aide to the congressman says. Stephanie Vallee said the Kinderhook Republican favors the designation because of the benefits it brings to from Daily Freeman Read more »
Gov. Cuomo Rolls Out D.C. Support For His 10-Point Women's Equality Agenda
Gov. Cuomo turned to the women in Congress to help build the drum-beat for his women's equality agenda. Cuomo released a statement citing support from House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, of Florida and chair of the Democr from New York Daily News Read more »