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Rep. Kathleen Rice Introduces Bill to Ease Student Loan Debt
September 21, 2018
GARDEN CITY, NY – U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice today introduced a new bill that would help ease student loan debt for millions of recent college graduates and their families. The Students and Families Empowerment Act would amend the Internal Revenue Code to effectively remove the $2,500 cap on deductions for student loan interest. Borrowers would be able to deduct all their interest for student loan amounts up to $750,000 – the same loan threshold as mortgage interest deductions. The bill w... More
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Rep. Rice Announces $1.2 Million in Security Grant Funding for Eight Local Nonprofits
August 27, 2018
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice, Ranking Member on the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded more than $15 million for security enhancements to nonprofit organizations in the greater New York City area, including nearly $1.2 million to eight Jewish organizations, synagogues, and schools in New York’s fourth congressional district. The funding was awarded through DHS’s FY ... More
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Reps. Reed, Rice Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Prohibit Members of Congress from Serving on Corporate Boards
August 21, 2018
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Tom Reed (NY-23) and Kathleen Rice (NY-04) today introduced a resolution to prohibit Members of the House from serving on the boards of publicly-held companies. The resolution creates a similar, yet stronger version of Senate Rule 37.6(a), which states no Senator “shall serve as an officer or member of the board of any publicly-held or publicly regulated corporation, financial institution, or business entity.” Currently, the Senate rule prohibits members from se... More
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Reps. Rice and Reed to Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Updating House Rules to Prohibit Members of Congress from Serving on the Boards of Publicly-Held Companies
August 9, 2018
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Kathleen Rice (NY-04) and Tom Reed (NY-23) today announced that they will introduce a resolution to amend the current Rules of the House of Representatives to prohibit Members of the House from serving on the boards of publicly-held companies. The resolution would create a House equivalent to Senate Rule 37.6(a), which states that no Senator “shall serve as an officer or member of the board of any publicly-held or publicly regulated corporation, financial instit... More
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Rep. Rice Introduces Bill to Improve Airport Security Screening of Transgender Passengers
August 6, 2018
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice today announced she will re-introduce legislation that would improve the screening of transgender perso... More
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