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Mar 02, 2015, 11:13 ET

Science Appropriator Continues Push for Global Neuroscience Collaboration in Upcoming Speeches

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), the top Democratic appropriator responsible for funding the country's major science agencies, will address three...

Feb 19, 2015, 13:36 ET
(L-R): Dr. Edith P. Mitchell, Dr. Wilfreta Baugh, Dr. Cara James; Congressman Fattah

Congressman Fattah Lauds 2015 Healthcare Enrollment Numbers

 Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a senior Democratic appropriator, lauded the recently announced open enrollment numbers as another huge...

Feb 12, 2015, 17:22 ET

Fattah Announces $43 Million in Federal Funding for Philadelphia Housing Authority

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a top Democratic appropriator, announced today that the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) has received $43...

Feb 11, 2015, 15:42 ET

Fattah Statement on Authorization for Use of Military Force

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) released the following statement on President Obama's request to Congress for a new Authorization for Use of...

Feb 08, 2015, 23:40 ET

Fattah to Deliver Remarks at National GEAR UP Conference in Philadelphia

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will address more than 1,000 education practitioners at the 2015 GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop in Philadelphia...

Feb 06, 2015, 16:51 ET

Fattah Statement on Passing of Congressman Alan Nunnelee

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) released the following statement on the passing of Congressman Alan Nunnelee. Fattah and Nunnelee served together...

Feb 06, 2015, 13:32 ET

Congressman Fattah Statement on January Jobs Report

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and...

Feb 06, 2015, 11:55 ET

Fattah to Deliver Remarks at National GEAR UP Conference in Philadelphia

 Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will address more than 1,000 education practitioners at the 2015 GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop in...

Feb 03, 2015, 11:36 ET

Congressman Fattah Meets with Biotech Company on Brain Research Efforts; Announced as Co-Chair of Alzheimer's Caucus

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, met last week with Amarantus, a biotechnology company on their...

Feb 02, 2015, 18:19 ET

Fattah Statement on President's 2016 Budget Proposal

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), Senior Member of the House Appropriations Committee and Ranking Member on the Appropriations Subcommittee on...

Feb 02, 2015, 10:08 ET

Congressman Fattah Announces Mobile Office Hours in Philadelphia, Montgomery County

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that his district office will begin mobile office hours at five locations throughout Philadelphia...

Jan 28, 2015, 12:26 ET

Congressman Fattah Introduces Resolution Recognizing President's Community College Plan

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) introduced a House resolution today, H.Con. Res. 10, supporting President Obama's recently announced College...

Jan 20, 2015, 21:40 ET

Fattah Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address

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

Jan 17, 2015, 15:45 ET

Congressman Fattah Schedule of MLK Weekend Activities and Public Events

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) will join thousands in the Philadelphia community to mark the life and powerful legacy of Dr. Martin Luther...

Jan 15, 2015, 15:02 ET

Congressman Fattah Reappointed Vice Chair of House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force

This week, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) was named a Vice Chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. The group was formed shortly...

Jan 13, 2015, 17:01 ET

DOJ Appropriator Applauds Facebook Partnership to Introduce AMBER Alerts on Users' News Feeds

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), lead Democrat on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science which has funding...

Jan 09, 2015, 11:09 ET

Congressman Fattah Statement on December Jobs Report

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

Jan 06, 2015, 15:16 ET

Congressman Chaka Fattah Sworn in to 11th Term in House

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a top Democratic appropriator, was sworn in to his 11th term in the House of Representatives today, the first...

Dec 21, 2014, 14:12 ET

Congressman Chaka Fattah Mourns the Death of Local Radio Executive, Kernie Anderson

 "Kernie Anderson was a giant in the radio industry. He was an authentic advocate for African American communities and their economic interests...

Dec 19, 2014, 13:01 ET

GEAR UP Architect Hails Program's Funding in Spending Bill

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), architect of GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs), hailed the college...