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Jul 09, 2014, 00:01 ET

Fattah Applauds Launch of DARPA's Restoring Active Memory Program

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) applauded today's announcement by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that they have launched...

Jul 07, 2014, 16:56 ET

Fattah Statement on 'Excellent Educators for All Initiative'

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the leading Congressional advocate for educational equity, released the following statement on the Excellent...

Jul 03, 2014, 10:29 ET

Fattah Statement on June Jobs Report

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

Jul 01, 2014, 15:23 ET

Fattah Announces State Department Grants to Two Philadelphia Museums for Student Cultural Exchange Programs

 Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) is pleased to announce that the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University and The Fabric Workshop and...

Jun 27, 2014, 14:25 ET

Congressman Fattah to Deliver Opening Address at Potomac Institute's Neurotechnology Seminar

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), will be the featured speaker at a neurotechnology seminar this Monday, June 30, as part of the Potomac Institute's...

Jun 26, 2014, 15:11 ET

Congressman Fattah Announces $2.4 Million in HUD, NSF Grants for Pennsylvania's Second District

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that the City of Philadelphia has been awarded more than $1.1 million in grant funding from the...

Jun 26, 2014, 10:14 ET
Congressman Fattah and President Peres meet in Tel-Aviv, October 2013 (PRNewsFoto/Office of Congressman Fattah)

Fattah Updates Israeli President Shimon Peres on US-Israel Neuroscience Legislation

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) joined Israeli President Shimon Peres yesterday in Washington and updated him on bipartisan legislation in the...

Jun 24, 2014, 14:34 ET

Fattah Advances Global Alzheimer's Framework in FY15 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill

The House Appropriations Committee passed language today in a bipartisan vote that would support a framework for a global Alzheimer's fund to...

Jun 19, 2014, 11:00 ET

Congressman Fattah Announces Grant to The Food Trust in Philadelphia

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that the Economic Development Administration (EDA)—a bureau of the U.S. Department of...

Jun 18, 2014, 18:02 ET

Congressman Fattah Statement on Iraq

 Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a 10-term member of Congress who voted against the war in Iraq in 2002, made the following statement as the...

Jun 18, 2014, 12:44 ET

Fattah Congratulates Philadelphia Student Exhibitors in First-Ever White House Maker Faire

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a 10-term Philadelphia Congressman and Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce,...

Jun 17, 2014, 16:52 ET

Fattah Speaks on STEM, College Access this Week in Washington

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will champion his college access and STEM education agendas in two separate speeches to student leaders and...

Jun 13, 2014, 17:56 ET

Fattah Calls for Round-the-Clock Negotiations to Avoid SEPTA Transit Strike

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a 10-term Philadelphia Congressman, made the following statement as SEPTA commuter line transit workers from two...

Jun 13, 2014, 16:04 ET

ADVISORY: Fattah to Address Two STEM High School Graduations in Philadelphia

 Next week in Philadelphia, Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will address two high school graduating classes, both filled with America's future...

Jun 12, 2014, 13:49 ET

Fattah Speaks at Report Release on Recidivism Today in Washington; Promotes FOCUS Act to Direct More Funding to Justice Reinvestment

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will address justice reinvestment stakeholders this afternoon in Washington at the release of a new report showing...

Jun 12, 2014, 11:37 ET

Fattah Moves to Rename Philadelphia Train Station After Bill Gray with Bipartisan Support of Full PA Delegation

With the full support of the Pennsylvania delegation, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) has introduced legislation to rename Philadelphia's iconic...

Jun 11, 2014, 12:47 ET

Fattah to be Honored by U.S. Dream Academy as Champion of America's Youth

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will be honored with the 2014 President's Award by the U.S. Dream Academy today in Washington. Fattah is being...

Jun 10, 2014, 13:51 ET

Senior Democratic Appropriator Meets with National Science Foundation Officials to Discuss Science Priorities

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), lead Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS)...

Jun 09, 2014, 17:10 ET

Ahead of Speech to New Markets Tax Credit Coalition, Fattah Announces Allocations to Two Philadelphia Community Development Entities

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that two community development entities (CDEs) in Philadelphia have received allocations from the...

Jun 06, 2014, 16:40 ET

Science Appropriator Calls for Administration to Redirect Settlement Funds from Credit Suisse to BRAIN Initiative Research

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee and Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Commerce,...

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