Nita In The News

News Articles

Nov 04, 2015

For the first time in its 81-year history, the Export-Import Bank of the United States was not reauthorized by Congress earlier this year, but a recent vote in the House of Representatives has put its charter back on the table.

The agency, which helps U.S. companies decrease risk when exporting products, expired at midnight June 30 after the House failed to call a vote before going to recess. Since then, the Ex-Im Bank has not been able to process applications or conduct new business.

Oct 22, 2015

Hudson Links would replace the Tappan ZEExpress by 2018.

Plans for a modernized Rockland-Westchester bus service along I-287 just got a $10 million boost from the federal government.

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Monday awarded its state counterpart funding to help pay for new bus stations, ramp signals and other technology to create a faster ride for users of Hudson Links, a sleek effort that would replace the Tappan ZEExpress bus service in 2018.

Oct 22, 2015

Washington — Two top congressional appropriators warned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas that U.S. funds are contingent on tamping down incitement during the current wave of violence.

Reps. Kay Granger, R-Texas, the chairwoman of the House Foreign Operations subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, and Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., the committee and subcommittee’s top Democrat, in a letter Wednesday urged Abbas to resume direct negotiations with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Oct 21, 2015

MONTROSE, N.Y. -- A groundbreaking for a $5.5 million federally funded upgrade to the facility's indoor pool took place at the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System's Montrose Campus.

Officials at the groundbreaking included U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey, VA Hudson Valley HCS Director Margaret Caplan, Cortlandt Town Supervisor Linda Puglisi, along with local veterans.

Oct 19, 2015

U.S. Justice Departments provides Rockland County Drug Court with $200,000 grant to handle misdemeanor drunken driving offenders, along with providing treatment for drug users to avoid jail

Press Releases

Feb 24, 2014

Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey announced today that she is seeking re-election to the 17th Congressional seat.

Aug 22, 2012

Congresswoman Nita Lowey issued a statement regarding the Republican Party’s official platform, which calls for a Constitutional amendment outlawing abortion with no exceptions for cases of rape or incest.

Nov 01, 2010

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White Plains, NY – Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey was endorsed by eight more newspapers in New York’s 18th district on Friday.

Below is the Rising Media group’s full endorsement of Lowey, which said,Lowey’s seniority in Washington make her a powerful advocate for Westchester’s interests and needs… After four decades of public service, Lowey’s integrity remains intact, a rarity in our elected officials today.”

Oct 27, 2010

Whenever an elected official is in office for a long period of time, there oft en are rumblings about making a change or whether there should be term limits or whether someone has lost their touch.

Sometimes those arguments are justified. Even the most talented individuals aren’t immune to complacency.

In the case of Nita Lowey, first elected to the House of Representatives 22 years ago, there is no evidence she has lost her enthusiasm or effectiveness for her job.

Oct 26, 2010

WHITE PLAINS – Nita Lowey was today endorsed by The Journal News, the daily newspaper serving New York’s 18th Congressional District, which includes portions of Westchester and Rockland Counties.


I am proud to have received the endorsement of The Journal News, which is leading the way in providing local news and informed commentary on local and national issues,” said Lowey.  “I hope to earn the opportunity to continue serving Westchester and Rockland County families and fighting for good-paying jobs with benefits, top-notch health care and education, and other priorities that are so critical to our community.

Campaign News

Oct 15, 2012

Congresswoman Nita Lowey issued the following statement regarding today’s Kaiser Family Foundation study showing that under a Medicare plan similar to Paul Ryan’s, 59 percent of Medicare beneficiaries would have higher out-of-pocket costs, unless they switched from traditional Medicare to a lower-cost plan.  In New York, it would cost seniors more than $100 extra every month to maintain traditional Medicare coverage.

Sep 19, 2012

Lowey for Congress today called on Joe Carvin to condemn remarks made by Mitt Romney that 47% of Americans “believe that they are victims” and will never “take personal responsibility and care for their lives,” as Carvin’s spokesman argued “there’s truth” to Romney’s remarks.

Aug 12, 2012

The Romney-Ryan vision is wrong for New York's middle class and working families.Mitt Romney's selection of Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate shows he is fully committed to House Republicans' extreme policies.

Mar 20, 2012

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) today announced she will run for re-election in 2012 in the newly-formed 17th Congressional District:

"I am delighted to announce I will run for reelection in the newly formed 17th Congressional District to continue representing Westchester and Rockland Counties in Congress.
"Since first being elected to Congress, I have worked to confront the critical national challenges that concern every American, while also addressing the important local priorities that affect our region. My commitment to help make our community an even greater place to live, work, and do business has never been stronger.


If you'd like to endorse Nita, you can endorse her here.

  • George Latimer

    State Senator, Westchester County

    As one of the Country's most powerful members of Congress, Nita Lowey has always been a true grassroots advocate for the people she represents in Westchester and Rockland counties. For years she has been able to balance the demands of being in Washington and in her district because she understands how to deliver real results that make people's lives better every day. I'm proud to endorse Nita Lowey for another term in Congress.

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