As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by TheHill.com:
Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) on Thursday announced she will not seek reelection in 2020.
Lowey, 82, was first elected to the House in 1988 and rose to become the most senior member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee.
The article goes on to state the following:
“After 31 years in the United States Congress, representing the people of Westchester, Rockland, Queens and the Bronx, I have decided not to seek re-election in 2020,” she said in a statement.
From Chair @NitaLowey: “After 31 years…I have decided not to seek re-election in 2020.
I am honored that my colleagues in Congress elected me as the first Chairwoman of @AppropsDems and will fight vigorously for House Democratic priorities as I negotiate spending bills.” https://t.co/ep4IlTUOsS
— House Appropriations (@AppropsDems) October 10, 2019