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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...

Mar 25, 2015, 11:36 ET

Federal Investment in Neuroscience and Neurotechnology Hearing on Thursday, March 26

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) will hold a hearing on federal investments in neuroscience and...

Mar 23, 2015, 12:28 ET

Congressman Fattah Announces $1 Million in Humanities Grants to Philadelphia Organizations

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that seven organizations in his...

Mar 18, 2015, 15:18 ET

Fattah Statement on Brain Awareness Week

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

Mar 16, 2015, 13:54 ET

Reps. Fattah, Fitzpatrick Reintroduce America's FOCUS Act

Congressmen Chaka Fattah (D-PA) and Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) reintroduced America's FOCUS Act (H.R. 1360), legislation that seeks to improve...

Mar 11, 2015, 15:54 ET

Congressional Science Appropriator Stresses International Neuroscience Collaboration in Israel

Today, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) joined leaders of brain initiatives around the world in Israel to stress the need for more international...

Mar 09, 2015, 10:55 ET

Congressman Fattah to Represent U.S. Congress at International Brain Technology Conference in Tel Aviv

U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) will travel to Israel on Tuesday, March 10, to represent the United States at the second annual international...

Mar 06, 2015, 12:49 ET

Congressman Fattah Statement on February 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 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...