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Representative Lawler Issues Statement on ICC Arrest Warrants Against Hamas Leaders and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

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Today, Representative Mike Lawler (NY-17) issued the following statement over the International Criminal Court (ICC)'s announcement that it is seeking arrest warrants against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, Hamas leader in Gaza Yahya Sinwar, and other Hamas leaders. "It is outrageous that the ICC is equating a…

Journal News: Molinaro, Lawler ranked near top for bipartisan House work in 2023, annual score finds

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New York Reps. Mike Lawler and Marc Molinaro were among the most bipartisan House members last year according to an annual score tracking how often Congress members work across the aisle by supporting bipartisan bills. Molinaro, a Republican freshman whose district stretches from the mid-Hudson Valley to the Finger Lakes, came in second out of 436 representatives who held office in…

Reps. Lawler, Gottheimer, Malliotakis, and Goldman Introduce Long-Awaited Legislation to Help American Victims of Terror and Their Families

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Today, Rep. Mike Lawler (NY-17) released the following statement after formally introducing the American Victims of Terror Compensation Act, which is co-led by Reps. Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11), and Dan Goldman (NY-10). He was joined by Reps. Gottheimer and Malliotakis and victims advocacy groups for a press conference at the US Capitol. The victims and family…

Representative Lawler's Bipartisan Remote Access Security Act Advances From House Foreign Affairs Committee

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Today, the Remote Access Security Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Mike Lawler (R-NY-17), and co-led by Jeff Jackson (D-NC-14), Rich McCormick (R-GA-06), and Jasmine Crockett (D-TX-30) advanced from the House Foreign Affairs Committee as part of an en bloc vote. This legislation will close a loophole in U.S. export control laws that is being…

Spectrum News: Rep. Lawler introduces bill aimed at shoring up terror victim compensation fund

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A bipartisan group of House lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday to shore up a fund that compensates victims of terror attacks, including Sept. 11.  Rep. Mike Lawler formally introduced the bill, which updates the U.S. Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund. New York Reps. Nicole Malliotakis and Dan Goldman and New Jersey Rep. Josh Gottheimer are co-leading the…

Lawler-Carbajal -Van Orden Bills Combating PFAS Contamination Approved by House, Headed to President’s Desk

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Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a slate of bipartisan bills introduced by Representatives Mike Lawler (R-NY-17), Salud Carbajal’s (D-CA-24), and Derrick Van Orden (R-WI-03) aimed at helping curb the threat of forever chemicals near airports. The bills are part of the bicameral aviation policy package now headed to President Joe Biden’s desk for him to sign into law. The…

Hudson River Protection Act Introduced by Reps. Lawler, Ryan, and Molinaro Passes U.S. House

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Tonight, the “Hudson River Protection Act” which Congressman Mike Lawler joined his Hudson Valley colleagues Pat Ryan (D-NY-18) and Marc Molinaro (R-NY-19) to introduce, passed the House of Representatives as part of the Coast Guard Reauthorization Act by a vote of 376 to 16, bringing it one step closer to becoming law.  The bill now heads to the Senate, where it is expected to get…

Congressman Lawler Ranked 4th-Most Bipartisan Member of 118th Congress

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Today, Congressman Mike Lawler (NY-17) released the following statement after being ranked the 4th-most bipartisan member of Congress in the newly released Lugar Center and Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy Bipartisan Index. “It is a distinct honor to be recognized for my bipartisan work in Congress in the Lugar Center and Georgetown University's…

Congressman Lawler Announces Over $8 Million in Funding for Pedestrian Safety Improvements and Infrastructure

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Today, Congressman Mike Lawler (NY-17) released the following statement after announcing $8 million in new funding for pedestrian safety improvements and infrastructure projects across the Town of Ramapo. “For years, pedestrians in parts of Ramapo have been at greater risk of injury due to a lack of funding from the state and federal government for pedestrian safety improvements and…

Congressman Lawler Issues Statement on the Biden Administration's Pause of Ammunition Shipments to Israel

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Congressman Lawler issued the following statement today in response to the Biden Administration's pause of ammunitions shipments to Israel.  "Israel is our closest ally in the Middle East and there should be no daylight between our two countries," said Congressman Lawler. "Israel has a right to defend itself, to rescue its people, and to root out the terrorism that…