Tag Archives: Rep. Louise Slaughter

Slaughter staffer tapped for post

Don Sisson, one of Rep. Louise Slaughter’s longest-serving staffers and a native of Western New York, will become a special assistant to the president for Legislative Affairs. Sisson has worked with Democrats and Republicans for the House Rules Committee since 2004, most recently ...

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Slaughter still top Dem on committee

  The House Democratic Caucus has re-elected Rep. Louise M. Slaughter of Fairport to serve as the top Democratic member of the House Committee on Rules. Slaughter was nominated by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and unanimously approved by her colleagues ...

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Slaughter recognized as defender of children

The First Focus Campaign for Children, a national bipartisan children’s advocacy group, recognizes Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport as a “Defender of Children” for leadership on issues important to children during 2013. “Lots of politicians talk about kids’ issues, but ...

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Afghan interpreter meets Slaughter

U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter got a special visit last week when Rochester native Army Capt. Matt Zeller stopped by her Washington, D.C., office with the Afghan interpreter who saved his life during a firefight. Janis Shinwari, the interpreter, aided U.S. ...

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Slaughter prompts removal of brochure

The Pentagon, urged by Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport, has removed an offensive and inappropriate brochure on sexual assault and will be conducting a thorough review of sexual assault prevention materials provided to members of the armed forces. The move ...

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Slaughter, Schumer on Wheaties box

Courtesy the Office of Rep. Louise Slaughter

Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport has a new distinction — her face on a box of Wheaties, honoring her as “Champion of Science.” She was among 28 members of Congress recognized Wednesday for supporting funding for basic scientific research and ...

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Slaughter commemorates first Social Security check

The seniors who joined Rep. Louise Slaughter on Thursday to celebrate the 73rd anniversary of the first Social Security benefit payment were mere youngsters when it was issued. Slaughter reaffirmed her commitment to protecting retirees by commemorating the occasion at ...

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Slaughter ad ruled ‘inaccurate’

The Fair Campaign Practices Committee has ruled that a Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Fairport, campaign ad is inaccurate and overstated, although the Slaughter campaign has said it stands by the ad. The ad claims that taxpayers are footing a $423 million ...

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Slaughter discusses animals and antibiotics

Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport hosted a congressional briefing Tuesday on the overuse of antibiotics in animals. The only microbiologist in Congress, Slaughter welcomed panelists Will Witherspoon, a linebacker for the NFL’s Tennessee Titans and owner of Shire Gate Farm; ...

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Slaughter secures $15M for Intermodal Station

Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport announced Tuesday that she has secured $15 million in federal TIGER grant to build a new intermodal train and bus station in downtown Rochester. Slaughter, chairwoman and founder of the Upstate Congressional Caucus and a ...

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Slaughter trying to curb entry of invasive species

Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport, co-chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, has introduced legislation to protect the United States and ecosystems like the Great Lakes from the economic and environmental threats of invasive species. The Invasive Fish and Wildlife ...

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