Louise Slaughter

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Democratic, Independence, Working Families New York

U.S. House (New York 28)


Family: Husband: Robert; 3 Children: Megan, Amy, Robin

Born: 08/14/1929 Harlan County, KY

Home: Fairport, New York

Religion: Episcopalian

Education: MS, Public Health, University of Kentucky, 1953 BS, Microbiology, University of Kentucky, 1951

Profession: Regional Coordinator, Office of Lieutenant Governor Mario Cuomo, 1979-1982 Regional Coordinator, Office of Secretary of State Mario Cuomo, 1976-1978 Market Researcher Microbiologist

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1986-present Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1972-1996 Assembly Member, New York State Assembly, 1982-1986 Legislator, Monroe County Legislature, 1975-1979 Democratic Whip

Congressional Membership: Congressional Ad Hoc Steering Committee on Telehealth Congressional Advisory Committee on Lyme Disease Congressional Afterschool Caucus Congressional Air Force Caucus Co-Chair, Congressional Arts Caucus Congressional Automotive Caucus Co-Chair, Congressional Bipartisan Pro-Choice Caucus Chair, Congressional Bipartisan Upstate New York Caucus Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus Congressional Cancer Awareness Working Group Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues Congressional Economic Competitiveness Caucus Congressional Financial Literacy Caucus Congressional Fire Services Caucus Co-Chair, Congressional Future of American Media Caucus Congressional Heart and Stroke Coalition Congressional Hellenic Caucus Congressional Human Rights Caucus Congressional Labor and Working Families Caucus Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus Congressional Medical Technology Caucus Congressional Minor League Baseball Caucus Congressional Missing and Exploited Children's Caucus Congressional Northeast Agricultural Caucus Congressional Older Americans Caucus Congressional Prevention Coalition Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Congressional Research and Development Caucus Congressional Task Force on International HIV/AIDS Congressional Task Force on Organ and Tissue Donation Congressional Task Force on Tobacco and Health Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus Congressional Ukrainian Caucus Former Co-Chair, Congressional Women's Caucus Democratic Steering & Policy Committee

Organization Membership: Board Member, Einstein Institute



Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process

Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House