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Congress must renew the Violence Against Women Act today

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Visit the link below to access resources and benefits to our nation's deserving veterans.

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STOCK Act is Law

On Wednesday, April 4, President Obama Signed the STOCK Act into Law

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December 05, 2012

Slaughter Defeats Flawed Federal Ballast Water Legislation

Coast Guard Authorization Excludes Controversial Language

December 04, 2012

Slaughter Applauds Senate Colleagues for Standing Up for Servicewomen

Urges House Conferees to Support “Shaheen Amendment” in Final NDAA

November 29, 2012

Slaughter Re-Elected as Top Democrat on Rules Committee

WASHINGTON – The House Democratic Caucus re-elected Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (NY-28), to serve as the top Democratic Member of the House Committee on Rules. Slaughter was nominated by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and unanimously approved by her colleagues in the Democratic Caucus.

October 31, 2012

Recovering from Superstorm Sandy


Quick Tips

In a life-threatening emergency, ALWAYS dial 911.

In the Rochester and Finger Lakes region, you can dial 211 to access a variety of resources, including local shelters and food banks.  You can also access these resources by visiting

If your power is out, you may need to seek alternative shelter in cold weather.  To search for an open shelter, text "SHELTER" and a zip code to 43362. For additional immediate assistance, you can find resources listed here.

To report downed power lines or hazardous situations, all RGE customers can call a hotline at 1-800-743-1701.

If you have experienced storm related damage to your home or business, you can apply for disaster assistance from FEMA.  Click here to learn more, or dial 1-800-462-9029 or 1-800-621-3362 to contact FEMA directly.

While major storm conditions may have passed, continue to monitor weather forecasts via local television and radio reports.  You can also visit ( on your mobile phone) for the latest forecast.

If you are experiencing power outages, remember to keep your food safe.  Use a cooler to keep food cold and group food together in a freezer to stay cold longer.  To view a full set of guidelines on keeping your food safe, click here.

For anyone who has been displaced from their home because of Superstorm Sandy, view resources from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development here.

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September 26, 2012

Deaf Is Beautiful

“Deaf is beautiful.” That is the message shared by millions of people across the world this week, as we gather to celebrate the unique beauty, dynamism and intelligence of the Deaf community.

September 19, 2012

Lead Testing Schedule at Jordan Health Link

Have you, or someone you know, been exposed to lead? If so, please stop by the Jordan Health Link for one of the following lead blood tests. The tests are open to the public- even if you don't have health insurance.

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January 12, 2012

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January 6, 2012

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