Sue Kelly

(Sue Weisenbarger Kelly)

Sue Kelly
Sue Kelly
  • Born: September 26, 1936
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

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Sue Weisenbarger Kelly is an American politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 2007, representing New York's 19th District. She is a Republican. She took over fellow Republican Hamilton Fish IV's seat after he dropped out of the 1994 race due to prostate cancer. Kelly defeated his son, Hamilton Fish V in that race and served until the end of 2006, when her seat went to John Hall, who defeated her in 2006 congressional election. Kelly served from February 1999 to April 2001 as Chair of the House Page Board, which came under fire during the Mark Foley scandal.

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As a former professional patient advocate, I believe prescription drugs are an essential part of high-quality medical treatment, and I supported enactment of the Medicare Prescription Drug and Modernization Act. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
As a former small business owner, I recognize both the important role small businesses play in our economy and the broad universe of challenges that small business owners face in trying to make ends meet. Business, Commerce & Finance
As a former teacher and a mother and grandmother, I know firsthand the importance of a quality education. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
But there is a need to explore ways we can preserve the promise of Social Security for future generations. Future
Every bit of money that we can bring from our federal transportation budget in Washington back here to Stewart Airport will benefit our local economy and our local residents. Money, Coins & Minting
I am committed to strengthening our agricultural economy by protecting the unique interests of small and medium size family farms so that they can continue to operate. Families, Children & Parenting
I am staunchly committed to ensuring the long-term solvency of Social Security and preserving full benefits for Americans who have spent their entire working lives contributing to this program.
I remain committed to improving the government services to which Hudson Valley veterans are entitled. Government
Last year, I co-sponsored the Highlands Conservation Act and in a bipartisan effort we passed the bill through Congress.
My efforts in Congress are guided by the belief that environmental preservation and restoration are a critical part of the legacy we leave to future generations. Future
Our agricultural economy in the Hudson Valley continues to face historically low prices and producer income, as well as losses due to weather and other disasters.
Our government makes the simple promise of a secure retirement to every American who works for many years and contributes to our retirement benefit system. Government
Promoting job creation and economic growth in the Hudson Valley is one of my top priorities in Congress.
Small businesses provide 75 percent of new U.S. jobs and are the backbone of our economy, and no outdated ban should be keeping small business owners from collecting the same interest their money could earn if it were held by an individual. Business, Commerce & Finance ;Money, Coins & Minting
Social Security is the very foundation of retirement security for millions of Americans.
The growth of Stewart Airport creates new jobs for area residents, brings new business and new travelers to the region, and brings new convenient travel options to those of us living in the Hudson Valley. Travel ;Business, Commerce & Finance
The president's budget proposals have neglected water infrastructure.
The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise - and to the best in benefits and medical care. Respect ;Health, Healthcare & Medicine
The War on Terror is one of the most critical national security efforts in our history. History ;War & Peace
We have increased conservation spending, enacted legislation that enables us to clean up and redevelop abandoned brownfields sites across the country, and implemented new clean water standards that will protect us from arsenic.
While we have made great progress in increasing funding for veterans' benefits, we still have a long way to go in fully meeting the promise to our veterans.
With Stewart International Airport located here, the New Windsor Police Department has an added responsibility to take anti-terrorism precautions while protecting our area.
With the enactment of the bipartisan No Child Left Behind Act, we have taken an important step toward achieving federal education policies that will allow students to learn and achieve at the highest possible level. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
Yet our small business owners across the country are unfairly losing potential interest income on a daily basis until the Business Checking Freedom Act becomes law. Business, Commerce & Finance ;Freedom & Liberty