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Nov 25, 2014, 12:40 ET

Fattah Statement on Grand Jury Decision in Shooting of Michael Brown

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) released the following statement following yesterday's grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown in...

Nov 21, 2014, 14:13 ET

Congressman Fattah Statement on Dr. Steven Hyman Assuming Presidency of the Society for Neuroscience

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

Nov 20, 2014, 20:00 ET

Fattah Statement on President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, released a statement on President Obama's speech tonight...

Nov 19, 2014, 13:43 ET

Congressman Fattah Joins White House ConnectED Conference

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and Congressional champion for educational equity, attended...

Nov 19, 2014, 11:06 ET

Fattah Statement on Congressman Holt Being Named New CEO of AAAS

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

Nov 09, 2014, 15:39 ET

Congressman Fattah Pushes Neuroscience Agenda in Series of Events this Week

 As Congress returns to Washington this week, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, will...

Nov 07, 2014, 11:11 ET

Congressman Fattah Statement on October Jobs Report

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

Nov 05, 2014, 10:50 ET

Media Advisory: Fattah to Address International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, will deliver opening remarks on Friday, November 14 to the...

Oct 31, 2014, 15:15 ET

Fattah Announces Grant to Drexel University to Advance Standards Education

Today, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced that Drexel University will receive $56,931 from the National Institute of Standards and...

Oct 30, 2014, 16:53 ET

Fattah Statement on Passing of Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino

 Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) released the following statement on the passing of former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino. Fattah and Menino...

Oct 29, 2014, 12:45 ET

Fattah Statement on Rocket Launch Failure at Wallops Island

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), the lead Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies,...

Oct 27, 2014, 16:07 ET

Fattah to be Honored in Philadelphia by National Association of State Head Injury Administrators

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative will deliver a keynote address tomorrow, October 28, in...

Oct 27, 2014, 14:25 ET

Fattah Statement on New Executive Actions to Strengthen Advanced Manufacturing

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

Oct 22, 2014, 10:42 ET

Fattah Statement on Final Rule to Strengthen Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program

 Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and co-chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC)...

Oct 20, 2014, 13:04 ET

Fattah Commemorates 20th Anniversary of Pittsburgh's Center for Neural Basis of Cognition

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, helped celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Center for Neural...

Oct 15, 2014, 16:00 ET

Fattah Announces Nearly $4 Million to Help Long-Term Unemployed in Philadelphia

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a top Democratic appropriator, announced today that the Philadelphia region will receive $3,998,181 to help...

Oct 06, 2014, 13:47 ET

DOJ Appropriator Announces FY14 Federal Youth Mentoring Grantees

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a leading Congressional champion for youth mentoring and lead Democrat on the House subcommittee that oversees...

Oct 03, 2014, 11:09 ET

Congressman Fattah Statement on September Jobs Report

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

Oct 02, 2014, 15:07 ET

Fattah Joins Community to Unveil New Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) joined with leaders from Philadelphia to officially open the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk today. The new path, along...

Oct 01, 2014, 12:59 ET

Fattah Statement on New Federal Guidelines for Educational Equity

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and co-creator of the Equity and Excellence Commission,...