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Jul 22, 2014, 13:43 ET

Fattah Joins White House Bill Signing Ceremony for Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act

Today, Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) joined President Obama at the White House to sign H.R.803, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act...

Jul 20, 2014, 16:35 ET

Fattah to Address GEAR UP Annual Conference in Washington

 Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), architect of GEAR UP, will address education reform practitioners, business and community partners,...

Jul 18, 2014, 16:58 ET

Fattah Inspires CORE Scholars at College Sendoff Conference

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) offered congratulatory and motivational words today to a group of 200-plus recent Philadelphia high school...

Jul 18, 2014, 12:55 ET

Congressmen Fattah, Wolf Introduce REDEEM Act Companion Legislation

Congressmen Chaka Fattah (D-PA) and Frank Wolf (R-VA) today introduced legislation that would overhaul the nation's criminal justice system with a...

Jul 15, 2014, 12:03 ET

Bipartisan Group Introduces Resolution Commemorating 40 Years of CDBG

A bipartisan group of Congressmen introduced a resolution today commemorating the 40th   anniversary of Community Development Block...

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...

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