Asbury Park Press
'Game-changing' Alzheimer's bill introduced: Rep, Chris Smith calls...
Rep. Chris Smith, R-NJ, along with Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-PA, have proposed a bill that calls on the federal government to both engage in and lead a coordinated, international effort to address Alzheimer's disease.
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
Congressman for Penn's district talks neuroscience, retaining Philadelphia youth
On Monday evening, Penn Democrats brought Democratic Congressman Chaka Fattah to campus to provide his insight on how he legislated amidst Washington's political gridlock.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Chaka Fattah Jr. files federal lawsuit for $10 million
Chaka Fattah Jr. says he lost his home and his reputation when federal agents raided his Center City condo two years ago, now he's suing for $10 million.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Fattah Announces Funding for Philadelphia's Enterprise Center
The grant will help support The Enterprise Center's efforts to offer strategic consulting and other support services to eligible minority businesses throughout "For the last 25 years, The Enterprise Center has been a bedrock of our community, helping to launch, grow, and support minority entrepreneurs and startup businesses in .
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Inequality may encourage vote for Democrats
A new analysis of congressional district demographics lets the "Gini" out of the bottle, so to speak, and attempts to explain why Democrats are harping on income inequality.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Fattah to Address American Educational Research Association's...
Congressman Fattah serves as the Senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science, where he has championed efforts to increase higher education access and opportunities, and expand federal funding for science, research, and innovation.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Navy Yard center changes name to Consortium for Building Energy Innovation
The Energy Efficient Buildings Hub has a new name - the Consortium for Building Energy Innovation .
The Huffington Post
Democratic Congressman Mocks GOP Mistrust Of Obama With Birther Joke
Rep. Chaka Fattah made a birther joke on Friday after a Republican colleague suggested that a lack of trust in the Obama administration was preventing the GOP-controlled House from passing immigration reform.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Fattah to be Recognized as a Champion for Disconnected Youth by the National Urban League
Fattah will be presented with the Urban League's Congressional Leadership Award for Championing Access to Vital Resources for Disconnected Youth during the organization's 11th Annual Legislative Policy Conference in "It is an honor to be recognized for this work, but more importantly to have a longstanding partner in the National Urban League whose ... (more)
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Philadelphia Public Record
Cawley Wins Washington Will Too
Last week was the 8th anniversary of the loss of Sergeant "Gunny" LE CLAIRE, Jr. who was killed while delivering a warrant.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Area Votes in Congress
U.S. support for Ukraine. Voting 399-19, the House on Thursday passed a bipartisan bill authorizing $70 million in U.S. aid to Ukraine, including $50 million to strengthen its civil institutions.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
The Washington Post
Making sure FBI can pay its bills
In Philadelphia, a congressman's son pursued by the FBI sued the agency for just under $10 million in damages to his personal and professional reputation.
Lawmakers worry China will top U.S. in scientific research
As budget constraints limit how much federal funding can go to research and development, members of Congress said Thursday they worried America is losing its edge versus the rest of the world - and China in particular.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Exclusive: Chaka Fattah Jr. expands government lawsuit, claims feds endangered his safety
Chaka Fattah Jr. added an amendment to a lawsuit he filed last week against the Internal Revenue Service.