Congresswoman Nita Lowey

Hudson Valley News
7:49 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Purchase College Receives Grant For Green Infrastructure

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A federal grant is headed to a State University of New York college in Westchester County for a green infrastructure project.

The $765,000 Environmental Protection Agency grant, announced by Democratic Congresswoman Nita Lowey, is for Purchase College to implement green practices when retrofitting campus pavement. Bio retention and porous pavement retrofits will be used to demonstrate how green infrastructure can be incorporated through the larger campus and improve water quality of Blind Brook, which flows into the Long Island Sound.

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Hudson Valley News
9:12 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

NY Medical College Receives Grant To Study Chemotherapy Effect

A grant of more than $570,000 is headed to a medical college in Westchester County.

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Hudson Valley News
10:05 am
Sun November 30, 2014

Health Center To Open At A Westchester High School

A family medical center in Westchester County is opening a health center at a local high school. As WAMC’s Allison Dunne explains, there will be no cost to students.

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Hudson Valley News
7:10 am
Fri November 28, 2014

NY Congresswoman Urges Deeper Pipeline Review At Indian Point

A New York congresswoman has written to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission about assessing potential dangers from a proposed pipeline expansion near Westchester County-based Indian Point.

Democratic Congresswoman Nita Lowey penned a letter to the NRC chair, asking that the Commission require Indian Point-owner Entergy Nuclear to further assess the risk of an accident from the proposed Algonquin Incremental Market, or AIM, project.

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Hudson Valley News
7:23 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

NY Congresswoman Vows To Protect Funding For Nutrition Programs

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New York Congresswoman Nita Lowey visited a Meals on Wheels senior center in Rockland County today. She was there to highlight the impact of federal nutrition funding, and what she says is the need for Congress to pass a spending bill that includes such funding.

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Hudson Valley News
7:49 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

NY Congresswoman Meets With Hospital Officials On Ebola Preparedness

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A New York congresswoman today met with hospital officials from Westchester and Rockland Counties to gauge preparedness for Ebola and other public health emergencies.

Congresswoman Nita Lowey, the ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, met with about a dozen medical officials from several hospitals throughout Westchester and Rockland counties at Westchester Medical Center. Lowey says she left the meeting confident area hospitals are prepared to handle potential Ebola patients.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Congressional Corner - Chris Day

    A political newcomer is trying to topple a titan of the House.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Republican Chris Day tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why he is trying to unseat Congresswoman Nita Lowey.

Hudson Valley News
12:54 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Large Crane Arrives To Help New NY Bridge Project As Toll Question Remains

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New York state officials, including Governor Andrew Cuomo, welcomed the one of the world’s largest floating cranes to the construction site of the replacement Tappan Zee Bridge Monday. At the same time, the governor’s opponent in the November election called for details on the new bridge’s expected tolls. 

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Hudson Valley News
1:34 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

NIH Grants To Help Two Westchester Researchers

A Hudson Valley congresswoman says grant money is headed to medical researchers in Westchester County.

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Hudson Valley News
1:45 pm
Sat September 13, 2014

Peekskill Corporation Receives A Grant

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A company in Westchester County is receiving a small business grant.

Bettergy Corporation in Peekskill is receiving $149,000 to develop a low-cost battery that can be used as backup power for medical devices, such as oxygen generators and suction pumps. Democratic Congresswoman Nita Lowey, who announced the grant, says this will help people reliant upon such devices during power outages. Lowey says the funding comes from a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Small Business Innovation Research grant.

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