Jun 12, 2020 Newsletters
As your representative, I am also doing everything I can to ensure that the passion and urgency being expressed on our streets is felt in the halls of Congress. This week, I joined a group of colleagues – led by the Congressional Black Caucus – to introduce sweeping legislation to end police brutality and hold law enforcement officials accountable.
Jun 5, 2020 Newsletters
As we continue to seek justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and countless other Black Americans who have been killed at the hands of law enforcement officials, I wanted to provide an update on the key legislative action items that my colleagues and I are working to pass in Congress.
May 29, 2020 Newsletters
Enough is enough. We cannot allow such senseless violence against communities of color at the hands of law enforcement to continue. George Floyd should be alive right now. And it's on all of us to confront the systems of inequity that led to his death.
May 22, 2020 Newsletters
As chair of the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations panel – which oversees much of the nation’s health care system – I have been working to hold the Administration accountable for its missteps, and also to develop solutions to dramatically improve our national response.
May 15, 2020 Newsletters
Earlier today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed The Heroes Act – a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package that funds testing and contact tracing, aid for state and local governments, increased pay and protections for frontline workers, additional direct cash payments to American families and much more.
May 1, 2020 Newsletters
Today is May Day, a day to celebrate workers across our nation. We all owe a debt of gratitude to the frontline health care providers, grocery store clerks, pharmacists, sanitation workers, truck drivers, and every other worker who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to keep our country going during this unprecedented crisis.
Apr 23, 2020 Newsletters
Earlier today, the House passed legislation to provide billions of dollars in desperately needed funds for small businesses, hospitals, health care providers and national coronavirus testing.
Apr 15, 2020 Newsletters
Late last month, Congress passed a critical economic relief package to support the millions of American families now struggling to make ends meet because of the coronavirus. The bill authorized direct cash payments to most American workers to help them get by while much of our economy is shut down. This extra money will help those that have had hours slashed or income lost as result of this crisis.
Apr 10, 2020 Newsletters
Last fall, on a rare free weekend afternoon, I decided to plant some bulbs in my back yard. Now, as I see the parade of crocuses and daffodils from my kitchen window, I realize how prescient that decision was. Every day, the blooms signal the inevitable coming of spring and better days ahead.