EMANUEL STATEMENT ON HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
WASHINGTON, D.C.—House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rahm Emanuel issued the following statement celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month:
Emanuel Pledges to Fight for 5th District
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Representative Rahm Emanuel (D-IL) issued the following statement in response to the flood damage from this weekend’s torrential rain in the Chicago area. Emanuel toured Chicago’s 39th Ward yesterday to survey the neighborhoods in his district.
Emanuel, King Praise Senate Action on Elder Justice: Fight to Protect Elderly from Abuse, Exploitation
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Representatives Rahm Emanuel (D-IL) and Peter T. King (R-NY) praised the Senate Finance Committee for unanimously passing the Elder Justice Act earlier today. In 2007, Emanuel and King, joined U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) to introduce the Elder Justice Act (HR 1783/S.1070), the first comprehensive federal effort to address and prevent elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. The Elder Justice Act aims to make communities safer for older Americans by developing new strategies and requiring prompt reporting of crimes in nursing homes.