Press Releases from 115th Congress

Nov 25, 2017

Rules Committee Republicans Vote Against Republican Amendment to Fight Sexual Assault

During a House Committee on Rules meeting late last night on the Republican bill to provide tax cuts for the wealthy, committee Republicans voted against making several amendments in order under their closed rule, including a Republican amendment to fight sexual assault.

Nov 14, 2017

Ranking Member Slaughter Statement as Republicans Work to Jam their Tax Cut for the Wealthy Through the House

House Committee on Rules Ranking Member Louise M. Slaughter (NY-25) gave the following statement at a committee meeting this evening as House Republican leaders work to jam their bill to provide a massive tax cut for the wealthy through the House.

Mar 10, 2017

Ranking Member Slaughter Welcomes Republican’s Request for an Open Rule on the Health Care Repeal Bill

Rules Committee Ranking Member Louise Slaughter (NY-25) issued the following statement in reaction to Republican Representative Jim Jordan’s (R-OH) request for an open rule for the Republican health care bill. 

Jan 31, 2017

Slaughter Responds to Republicans Blocking Consideration of Legislation to Rescind the President’s Executive Order on Immigration

Rules Committee Ranking Member Louise Slaughter (NY-25) reacted to House Republicans voting tonight to block consideration of The Statue of Liberty Values Act, legislation to defund and rescind President Donald Trump’s harmful executive order banning travel from Muslim countries and suspending the refugee program. In voting for the previous question, Republicans prevented a debate on this bill.

Jan 4, 2017

Slaughter Reacts to Republican Rules Package for 115th Congress

Rules Committee Ranking Member Louise Slaughter (NY-25) released the following statement in reaction to the House Republicans' rules package for the 115th Congress: