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Oct 7, 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friend,

With the fall season fully underway, I wanted to take this opportunity to update you on the latest from Congress and what I have been doing very recently in New York.

Sep 29, 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friend,

Yesterday, I joined my colleagues in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate in a vote to override President Obama’s veto on the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act.

Sep 18, 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friend,

Last night, we were again reminded of the challenges we face living in a free society. We were also reminded of how well prepared all New Yorkers – our citizens and our first responders – are to deal with a crisis. I am relieved and grateful to hear that all of the victims are out of the hospital, and my thoughts are with them as they recover from their injuries.

Sep 9, 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friend,

This morning I spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11, and to support the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which passed the House by an unanimous vote and is now headed to the President for his consideration. Links to those remarks are below.

Aug 17, 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friend,

Yesterday, I called on Congressional leadership to get serious about our nation’s response to Zika. I was joined by Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Dr. Herminia Palacio, City Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett and other local officials.

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Jul 7, 2016 Newsletter

Dear Friend,

I thought you might appreciate an update on the last 24 hours of Republican dysfunction and their continuing detachment from the real issues facing our country.

Jun 23, 2016 Newsletter
I just spent the night on the House floor as part of the 25+ hour sit-in for gun safety. Our country is suffering from an epidemic of gun violence. Yet, late last night, Speaker Ryan adjourned the House until July 5, instead of allowing a vote on common-sense gun reforms.
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Jun 22, 2016 Newsletter
I have joined my House Democratic colleagues in a sit-in in the House chamber to demand action on gun safety. Our country is suffering from an epidemic of gun violence. Yet, time after time, no matter how horrible the tragedy, our attempts to get a vote in the House have been blocked. We cannot, and will not accept inaction anymore.
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