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Rep. Louise M. Slaughter

Sep 26, 2017

$750,000 domestic violence grant announced for Monroe County

As a means to implement the Violence Against Women Act locally, Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Perinton, announced a $750,000 federal grant intended to combat domestic violence in Monroe County. The funding will be disbursed to Willow Domestic Violence Center, Legal Aid Society of Rochester, Monroe County Probation, Rochester Police Department Domestic Abuse Response Team, RPD Victim’s […]

Sep 17, 2014

$310,000 grant to fight human trafficking

U.S. Rep. Louise M. Slaughter, D-25th, announced a $310,000 Department of Justice grant for the Worker Justice Center of New York Inc., which provides specialized legal services for survivors of human trafficking in agriculture, according to a release. The funding was authorized by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, a law co-authored by Slaughter […]

May 12, 2014

Slaughter brings defense leaders to Rochester

Rep. Louise M. Slaughter of Rochester hosted two senior officials from the U.S. Department of Defense on Monday to highlight how the region’s research, development and manufacturing capabilities can help the department keep Americans safe. Elana Broitman, deputy assistant secretary of defense for manufacturing and industrial base policy, and Adele Ratcliff, director Defense Manufacturing Technol[...]

Sep 30, 2013

Slaughter seeks academy nominees

Rep.  Louise M. Slaughter of Fairport is looking for candidates to be nominated to one of the United States’ service academies. Each member of Congress nominates qualified graduating students to one of the nation’s military academies, including the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, or the U.S. Merchant Marine […]

Aug 6, 2013

Slaughter hosts veterans forum

U. S. Rep. Louise M. Slaughter of Fairport hosted a Veterans Entrepreneurship and Educational Forum on Tuesday. The program was to provide veterans and their families an opportunity to learn more about programs designed to help start small businesses, further educational opportunities and connect with groups dedicated to providing resources for veterans. The forum was […]

Feb 28, 2013

Violence Against Women Act reintroduced

U.S. Reps. Gwen Moore (D-Wisc.), John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Louise M. Slaughter, (D-Fairport), introduced the Senate version of the Violence Against Women Act as an amendment to fix the partisan and discriminatory proposal put forth this week by House Republicans. The Senate’s version, passed by a strong bipartisan vote of 78-22, extends the law’s protections […]

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