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May 23, 2016, 11:20 ET Congressman Fattah Hosts Neurotechnology Briefing on Capitol Hill

Today, Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), in conjunction with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and through the support...


May 18, 2016, 03:56 ET Congressman Fattah Announces District Winner of 2016 Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced that Denise Kemp is the winner of this year's Congressional Art Competition for her pencil drawing of...


May 16, 2016, 12:38 ET Congressman Fattah Statement on Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Award

Congressman Chaka Fattah, lead Democrat on the Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) Appropriations Subcommittee, thanks the White House for its...


May 16, 2016, 12:29 ET Congressman Fattah Announces Art Works Awards

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced that 33 organizations in the Philadelphia area...


May 11, 2016, 12:14 ET Congressman Fattah Major Science Grant To The University Of Pennsylvania

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that the University of Pennsylvania will...


May 06, 2016, 02:23 ET Congressman Fattah Statement on April Jobs Report

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement on the April 2016 jobs...


May 05, 2016, 09:27 ET Philadelphia's Enterprise Center Is Awarded Major Grant For Job Creation And Retention

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announces a major grant for the Philadelphia Enterprise Center. The $304,475 grant is from the Minority Business...


Apr 30, 2016, 11:10 ET Congressman Fattah Mourns the Passing of Two Philadelphia Giants

"In a span of a week our city has lost two giants, a top union leader like and a savvy political consultant. Samuel Staten, stood tall among his...


Apr 25, 2016, 03:22 ET Fattah Announces Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program Grant

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Philadelphia as a recipient of an award from ...


Apr 25, 2016, 01:09 ET Congressman Fattah Mourns the Passing of Two Philadelphia Icons

"On Sunday, Philadelphia lost two iconic personalities; community activist Barbara Daniel Cox and recording artist Billy Paul. My good life-long...


Apr 22, 2016, 01:29 ET Education Champion Fattah Encourages Local Students To Reach Higher

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) spoke to a crowd of 3,500 college going seniors today at Temple University for the city's 2nd Annual Reach Higher...


Apr 11, 2016, 02:27 ET Fattah Announces 2.7 Million in Transportation Funding for Pedestrian and Bicycle Paths

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a Senior Member of the House Appropriations Committee, announces that five local transportation projects will...


Apr 01, 2016, 03:41 ET Congressman Fattah Statement on March Jobs Report

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement on the March 2016 jobs...


Mar 21, 2016, 10:22 ET Fattah Announces $28 million in HUD funding for Homelessness Relief

Congressman Fattah announced that the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $28,027,383 in grant funding to the ...


Mar 17, 2016, 01:52 ET Congressman Fattah to Join in Blumberg High Rise Implosion Saturday

This Saturday, Congressman Chaka Fattah will join leaders from the Philadelphia community to witness the demolition of the Norman Blumberg Apartments ...


Mar 16, 2016, 03:06 ET Congressman Fattah Statement on Brain Awareness Week

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


Mar 04, 2016, 12:30 ET Congressman Fattah Statement on February Jobs Report

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement on the February 2016 jobs...


Mar 04, 2016, 04:27 ET Fattah to Tour NeuroRecovery Clinic at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Monday

On Monday March 7, Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will meet with staff and medical professionals at the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in...


Mar 02, 2016, 10:38 ET Fattah Announces First Ever App Challenge Winner for 2nd Congressional District

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that Robert Fetell, a student at Germantown Friends School, was chosen as the winner of the...


Feb 24, 2016, 11:31 ET Fattah Announces Increased Title I Funding for Philadelphia School District

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced that The School District of Philadelphia is set to receive approximately $191 million in Title I funds for ...


Feb 16, 2016, 05:26 ET Fattah Supports City of Philadelphia Joining School Funding Lawsuit against Pennsylvania Department of Education

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) issued the following statement on the news that the City of Philadelphia has weighed in on the lawsuit brought...


Feb 16, 2016, 01:31 ET Fattah Statement on Supreme Court Vacancy

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court vacancy following the unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia: ...


Feb 13, 2016, 07:54 ET Congressman Chaka Fattah Mourns the Death of Journalist Acel Moore

"Acel Moore was one of a kind. He was a prolific writer, inspiring mentor and visionary leader. One of the founding members of the National...


Feb 09, 2016, 04:30 ET Congressman Fattah Statement on the President's 2017 Budget Proposal

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement on President Obama's FY...


Feb 05, 2016, 11:51 ET Congressman Fattah Statement on January Jobs Report

Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement on the January 2016 jobs...