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Apr 07, 2017

WHITE PLAINS — In the past three years more than 10,000 taxpayers across America have been conned out of more than $55 million, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

There are plenty of fraudulent schemes that swindlers use to steal money from unsuspecting taxpayers each year, officials said. With Tax Day on April 18, officials said there are steps people should take now to avoid being fleeced and to report attempted scams.

Mar 02, 2017

As Jewish community centers across the country experience a wave of bomb threats and anti-Semitic hate crimes continue to rise, President Trump last week finally responded to the growing chorus of questions about the upsurge in anti-Semitism, calling the acts “horrible.” He added to the condemnation in Tuesday night’s address to Congress, saying that “we are a country that stands united in condemning hate and evil in all its forms.”

Feb 14, 2017

WASHINGTON – The National Institute on Aging is granting the New York Medical College in White Plains $71,137 to study DNA repair in ovarian aging.

The grant will allow researchers to investigate how DNA damage is the root cause of two types of ovarian aging – reproductive aging and aging caused by cancer treatments. Once the key genes are identified, the research will advance efforts to protect and enhance women’s reproductive health using innovative pharmaceutical tools to repair the damaged DNA.

Feb 13, 2017

YONKERS - Rep. Nita Lowey held a roundtable discussion in Westchester Monday to discuss the president’s promised repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

While most of the prominent faces in medicine across the Hudson Valley were in attendance, three everyday mothers stole the spotlight.

Lowey invited the mothers to share their struggles in front of Hudson Valley's top health care professionals, including seven hospital CEOs. They predicted chaos, confusion and catastrophe should the Affordable Care Act be repealed without a replacement.

Sep 07, 2016

VALHALLA - Millions of dollars in safety upgrades are on track for Hudson Valley's rail crossings.

On Wednesday, Rep. Nita Lowey and Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney announced more than $5 million in federal funds to enhance the safety of rail crossings across the state.

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.

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