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Jun 02, 2015, 13:01 ET

Congressman Fattah Pushes for Passage of Bipartisan 21st Century Cures Legislation in House

 Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education,...

May 28, 2015, 14:35 ET

Congressman Fattah Announces EPA Brownfield Grants to Three Philadelphia-Area Organizations

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that three organizations in the Philadelphia area will receive a combined $1 million in grants...

May 28, 2015, 10:23 ET

Congressman Fattah Announces Philadelphia Student as Winner of 2015 Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced that Anthony Cruz is the winner of this year's Congressional Art Competition with his drawing of former...

May 20, 2015, 14:30 ET

FY16 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill Includes $40 Million Increase for Neuroscience

Today, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), Ranking Member on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies...

May 08, 2015, 10:14 ET

Congressman Fattah Lauds April Jobs Report

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice,...

May 01, 2015, 11:15 ET

Congressman Fattah to Honor Local Vietnam Medal of Honor Recipient at Philadelphia VA Hospital Renaming

 Tomorrow, Saturday, May 2, Congressman Fattah will join hundreds in the community at the formal renaming of the Philadelphia VA Medical Center...

Apr 28, 2015, 12:09 ET
Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) receives an award from the National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) in Philadelphia.

Congressman Fattah Receives Award for Medical Research Advocacy from the National Disease Research Interchange in Philadelphia

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) received an award today from the National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) in Philadelphia for his leadership in...

Apr 23, 2015, 17:06 ET

Congressman Fattah to Speak at Health and Business Events in Philadelphia on Friday

Tomorrow, Friday, April 24, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), will deliver remarks at two community-wide events in Philadelphia. First, at 10:30am,...

Apr 21, 2015, 14:30 ET

Congressman Fattah Reintroduces REDEEM Act in House

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) reintroduced legislation in the House that would overhaul the nation's criminal justice system with a focus on...

Apr 20, 2015, 10:05 ET

Congressman Fattah Announces $520,463 in Veterans Housing Grants for Philadelphia

Today, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced that the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) will receive $520,463 from the United States...

Apr 16, 2015, 17:54 ET

Congressman Fattah Congratulates Philadelphia Native Deesha Dyer on Being Named New White House Social Secretary

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) issued the following statement on Philadelphia native and Community College of Philadelphia alumna Deesha Dyer...

Apr 16, 2015, 14:57 ET

Fattah to Visit Montgomery Early Learning Centers' Narberth Center

Tomorrow, Friday, April 17, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) will participate in "Week of the Young Child," with a book reading to preschoolers in...

Apr 15, 2015, 09:56 ET

Rep. Fattah Expands Mobile Office Hours in Montgomery County

 Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that his mobile office hours will expand to a sixth location in his Philadelphia-area...

Apr 13, 2015, 14:46 ET

Fattah Announces $1.3 Million in Housing Counseling Grants

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) will receive $915,324 from the U.S. Department...

Apr 07, 2015, 12:02 ET

Congressman Fattah Applauds New Boys & Girls Clubs Partnership to Expand STEM Programming

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee...

Apr 03, 2015, 10:32 ET

Congressman Fattah Statement on March Jobs Report

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice,...

Mar 31, 2015, 16:51 ET

Science Appropriator Announces Grant to Temple University to improve future disaster management

 Today, Congressman Fattah (PA-02), the lead Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees funding appropriations for...

Mar 31, 2015, 10:58 ET

Congressman Fattah to Host Autism Event in Philadelphia on April 1st

On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), will host a free, community-wide event highlighting new innovations, therapy, and...

Mar 27, 2015, 14:08 ET

Congressman Fattah to Deliver Remarks at Gates College Workshop in Philadelphia

This Saturday, March 28, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), will deliver remarks to 300-plus high school students and their parents at the Gates...

Mar 25, 2015, 13:15 ET

Fattah Mourns the Death of a Powerful Local Activist

 "Philadelphia has lost a powerful and influential civic leader.  Passionate and persuasive, Novella Williams didn't take no for an...