Nita Lowey

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Democratic, Independence, Working Families New York

U.S. House (New York 18)


Family: Husband: Stephen; 3 Children: Dana, Jackie, Douglas

Born: 07/05/1937 Bronx, NY

Home: Harrison, New York

Religion: Jewish

Education: BA, Marketing, Mount Holyoke College, 1959

Profession: New York Assistant Secretary of State, 1985-1988 Division of Economic Opportunity, 1975-1985

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1988-present

Congressional Membership: Chair, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, 2001-2002 Founder, Afterschool Caucus Executive Committee, Albanian Issues Caucus Co-chair, Congressional Anti-Terrorism Financing Task Force Congressional Armenian Caucus Congressional Arts Caucus Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues Congressional Friends of Animals Caucus Congressional Human Rights Caucus Congressional India Caucus Congressional Task Force on Terror Financing Congressional Ukranian Caucus Former Chair, Congressional Women's Caucus Democratic Steering Group Executive Committee/Deputy Whip, Democratic Study Group Former Chair, House Pro-Choice Caucus Co-founder, Hudson River Caucus Co-Chair, Long Island Sound Caucus Congressional Advisory Panel, National Campaign to Reduce Teen Pregnancy Co-Chair, Public Broadcasting Caucus Co-Chair, United Nations Working Group

Organization Membership: Close-Up Foundation Effective Parenting Information for Children National Committee of Police Corps National Council for the Arts Westchester Jewish Conference Westchester Opportunity Program Windward School Young Women's Christian Association, Women's Network



Subcommittee on Homeland Security

Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs