Representative Nita Lowey

Representing the 17th District of New York
  • Lowey Announces Historic Investments in Child Care and Early Childhood Education

    Congresswoman Nita Lowey, Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee and Ouida Foster Toutebon, Executive Director of Head Start of Rockland, were joined by the parents of Head Start students today to discuss the fiscal year 2020 spending bill under consideration that would make historic investments early childhood education. They appeared at Spring Valley Head Start to emphasize the importance of investing in these child care and education facilities to impact lifelong outcomes for children across the Lower Hudson Valley.
  • Lowey Joins Mayor Roach and Local Advocates to Call on Senate Republicans to Act on Gun Violence Legislation

    Congresswoman Nita Lowey and White Plains Mayor Tom Roach were joined by White Plains High School alum Kelly Marx, Westchester County 2018 March For Our Lives Director and co-founder of Team Enough NY, and local advocates from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Everytown to recognize Gun Violence Awareness Day. From the steps of White Plains City Hall, they honored the legacies of victims of gun violence and called on Republican state and federal officials to take legislative steps to prevent these senseless deaths caused by firearms.
  • Lowey, Latimer Hold Press Event on Impact of Trump Shutdown on TSA

    Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17/Rockland-Westchester), Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, was joined by Westchester County Executive George Latimer and Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) at Westchester County Airport to discuss the impact of the Trump Government Shutdown on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and its security agents.
  • Lowey Promotes Girls’ STEM Education

    Congresswoman Lowey visited Regeneron in Tarrytown to meet with middle school students and to discuss the importance of increasing access to STEM education for women and girls.
  • Lowey, Congressional Delegation Tour NY Facility Holding Separated Immigrant Children

    Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17/Rockland-Westchester) was in Dobbs Ferry for a congressional tour of Children’s Village—one of four facilities in Westchester County holding immigrant children separated from their families at the border by the Trump Administration.
  • Lowey Announces Major Federal Funding Increase for Child Care and Early Learning Services

    Congresswoman Nita Lowey held a press conference at Ossining Children’s Center to announce a significant increase in federal funding for child care and early learning services as part of the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2018, which funds the federal government through September.

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