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The Employee Free Choice Act

February 6, 2007

From Chairman of the Labor and Education Committee, George Miller: Lawmakers Introduce Employee Free Choice Act in the House  Legislation Would Strengthen America's Middle Class by Helping Workers Bargain for Better Pay, Benefits WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of Democrats' goal of strengthening America's middle class, senior U.S. lawmakers today introduced legislation that would enable […]

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Pelosi Statement on the 34th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

January 22, 2007

'The 110th Congress signals an end to 12 years of destructive debate putting politics above science and restricting women's rights afforded by the Constitution...

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Pelosi: CLEAN Energy Act is the First Step Toward a Future of Energy Independence

January 18, 2007

'By investing in American ingenuity, Democrats will accelerate the implementation of existing clean, energy-efficient technologies...

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Pelosi Announces the Creation of Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming

January 18, 2007

'Today, I am proud to announce plans to create a Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming to raise the visibility of these urgent issues and gather critical information to protect America's security. The Select Committee will not have legislative jurisdiction, but will help develop information that will help us give these issues the legislative priority they demand...

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Pelosi: Student Loan Bill Will Make College Education More Affordable and More Accessible

January 17, 2007

'Democrats will continue to work to ensure that every young person that is determined to earn a higher education is able to do so. Our young people should be driven by their dreams, not weighed down by debt...'

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Pelosi: Requiring Medicare Prescription Drug Negotiation Is a Resounding Victory for America’s Seniors

January 12, 2007

This crucial legislation requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate for lower prescription drug prices on behalf of the more than 22 million Americans in Medicare prescription drug plans...

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Pelosi: Martin Luther King’s Powerful Message of Justice Rings True Today

January 12, 2007

'More than 40 years ago, Martin Luther King came to Washington to say, 'We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of now. This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off....Now is the time to make justice a reality for all God's children.'

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Democratic Leadership Announces Reinstatement of Joint Veterans Committee Legislative Hearings

January 11, 2007

Washington, D.C. – Today, congressional leadership from both the House of Representatives and Senate made good on their commitment to America’s veterans. In a joint statement issued today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bob Filner, and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Daniel Akaka announced the reinstatement […]

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Pelosi: ‘Stem Cell Research Will Give Hope to Millions of Americans who Suffer from Devastating Illnesses’

January 11, 2007

'The Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007 will expand federal funding for enormously promising embryonic stem cell research, using stem cell lines generated from embryos that would have otherwise been discarded by fertility clinics. ...'

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Escalating Our Military Involvement in Iraq Sends Precisely the Wrong Message

January 10, 2007

'While we all want to see a stable and peaceful Iraq, many current and former senior military leaders have made clear that sending more American combat troops does not advance that goal...'

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