Local Congresswoman Louise Slaughter is in the GW hospital in Washington after taking a fall inside her DC residence. Slaughter has represented the 25th district since 1987. Slaughter who will be 89-years-old this year is recuperating in the hospital from a concussion from the fall and is said to be recovering well.

Local Congresswoman Louise Slaughter is in the GW hospital in Washington after taking a fall inside her DC residence.

Slaughter has represented the 25th district since 1987. Slaughter who will be 89-years-old this year is recuperating in the hospital from a concussion from the fall and is said to be recovering well.

The Chief of staff for Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25), has released the following statement:

“Congresswoman Slaughter fell at her Washington, DC residence last week and was taken to George Washington University Hospital to receive treatment and monitoring for a concussion. She did not suffer any fractures or broken bones and is receiving excellent care from the world-class medical staff at GW hospital. The congresswoman is tough as nails and she will bring that same spirit to this recovery. We appreciate the outpouring of support and the community’s patience during her recuperation. We will release additional information as it becomes available.”