July 12, 2011 —
Washington, DC -- The Office of Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) announced that the congressman underwent colon cancer surgery today at Albany Medical Center. The congressman is resting comfortably at the hospital where he will receive follow-up care and begin his recovery.
Following his release from the hospital, Hinchey will spend the next two to three weeks recovering in New York as per his doctor's orders. All of the congressman's offices will, as always, remain open, fully staffed, and prepared to help every constituent with any issues, comments, or concerns they may have regarding Congress and the entire federal government.