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2014-03-18 16:25:05

On Monday, Fattah offered remarks on a congressional delegation trip to the United Kingdom, and Tuesday was recognized in Sydney, Australia with the Pioneer in Healthcare Policy Award WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) continued pushing worldwide neuroscience cooperation in two separate international appearances via video conference this week. On Monday, Congressman Fattah addressed policymakers and researchers in the United Kingdom...

2014-03-10 16:33:21

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies, released the following statement on Brain Awareness Week, celebrated March 10-16, 2014. Fattah is architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, a non-incremental policy initiative seeking to achieve groundbreaking progress in understanding the human brain: "For...

2014-02-27 16:27:31

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), issued the below statement following the announcement that Attorney General Eric Holder has been hospitalized: "I want to extend my thoughts and well wishes to Attorney General Eric Holder who was hospitalized earlier today. Since then, my office has been in touch with officials at the Justice...

2014-02-20 16:26:02

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) is visiting universities in Pennsylvania and New York this week as he continues a national tour engaging with leading neuroscience stakeholders and advocates across the country. The meetings and lab visits at Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), and the University of Pittsburgh stem from the Congressman's work as architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative (FNI), a...

2014-02-14 16:25:17

Fattah will share the award with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and will be recognized next month in Sydney WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will be honored next month with the "Pioneer in Healthcare Policy Award," by the Brain Mapping Foundation and the Society for Brain Mapping & Therapeutics (SBMT). The recipients of the annual award--presented to lawmakers whose visionary work has helped successfully advance science,...

2014-02-07 16:24:42

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies released the following statement on the recent announcement by CVS that they will stop selling cigarettes in their stores: "I congratulate CVS on its decision to cease selling tobacco products at more than 7,600 retail stores starting October 1st. With...

2014-02-04 20:23:42

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies released the following statement on the newly announced Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) - a collaboration between the National Institutes of Health (NIH), 10 biopharmaceutical companies and eight non-profit organizations. Fattah is architect of the...

2014-01-31 16:22:53

Fattah is architect of GEAR UP, the nation's most successful college readiness program that has served more than 12 million students since being signed into law in 1998 WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) will deliver the welcoming address to more 1,100 education practitioners from around the country at the 2014 NCCEP/GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop this Monday, February 3. Fattah, architect of GEAR UP--Gaining Early Awareness and...

2014-01-30 12:21:41

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two NASA programs championed by Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) were included in the bipartisan Congressional spending bill passed and signed into law earlier this month. The Commercial Crew Program and three popular NASA education grant programs received support from Fattah, who serves as Ranking Member on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) and related agencies. Fattah worked closely with Chairman...

2014-01-21 16:21:15

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee issued the following statement on today's announcement that Philadelphia will receive $5 million from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to support the city's Green City, Clean Waters plan. Fattah serves on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, which administers funding to the EPA: "Today's announcement is...


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