Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

BY ZACHARY FISCH I write to express my profound disappointment that Congresswoman Nita Lowey refused to support the select committee on a Green New Deal. It is yet another example of her inaction and complacency in the face of crisis. As an 8th Grader at The Masters School, my teachers took our class to see […]

THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Preventing Heat Stroke for Children Left in Cars

THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Preventing Heat Stroke for Children Left in Cars

By Dr. Louis Alpert Ombudsman The Ombudsman Alert has worked with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky Of Illinois who has co-sponsored bills with our own Congresswoman Nita Lowey on matters of auto safety strongly supported by this column more than a year ago. As a result of our relationship, the congresswoman has now directly sent me a […]

Make no mistake, Postal Service Issues are Systemic

Make no mistake, Postal Service Issues are Systemic

To Dr. Alpert [The RCT Ombudsman] and Rockland County Times readers: Dr. Alpert’s recent column on the decline in service from the U.S. Postal Service was sadly not surprising. Unfortunately, Ombudsman Alert is not alone. Among the 164 postal cases my District Office staff has addressed over the past 12 months, at least six included complaints about […]

Lowey Urges Trump to Nominate NHTSA Administrator

Lowey Urges Trump to Nominate NHTSA Administrator

Lowey to President: “You owe it to the families of each victim to nominate a qualified NHTSA Administrator so this agency can continue its life-saving work.” PRESS RELEASE Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17/Rockland-Westchester), Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee, last week sent a letter to President Trump urging him to nominate a highly-qualified individual to […]

Ombudsman Alert: AN URGENT APPEAL SENT TO CONGRESSPERSONS ENGEL& LOWEY!

Ombudsman Alert: AN URGENT APPEAL SENT TO CONGRESSPERSONS ENGEL& LOWEY!

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT  RCT Ombudsman On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, the following identical letter was sent to both our former Congressman Eliot Engel, and our current Congresswoman, Nita Lowey: “I am simultaneously writing to both of you through your representatives since each of you have expressed your deep concern for matters of auto safety […]

NITA LOWEY NOMINATES EXCEPTIONAL STUDENT FOR THE NATION’S MILITARY ACADEMIES

NITA LOWEY NOMINATES EXCEPTIONAL STUDENT FOR THE NATION’S MILITARY ACADEMIES

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Harrison) honored the 12 Rockland students she nominated for admission to the nation’s service academies- U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, West Point and the U.S. Naval Academy. “These exceptional young Americans are the future leaders of our great nation,” said Lowey. “Their outstanding applications reflect a deep commitment to […]

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