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Today, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) and Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17) sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza urging the Trump Administration to consider startups in their regulatory guidance when implementing the CARES Act relief package. As representatives of the Bay Area’s largest innovation hubs, the Members are requesting that startups be considered for some of the same relief coverage as other small businesses amidst the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis.
March 31, 2020
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Equal Pay Day is a stark reminder of the inequality that millions of American women continue to face in the workplace. On average, women still earn only 82 cents for every dollar earned by men, and the wage gap is even worse for women of color.
March 31, 2020
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Congressional Democrats transformed the CARES Act from corporations-focused to workers-first. The legislation requires that taxpayer dollars given to industry go to workers’ paychecks and benefits, not be used for CEO bonuses, stock buybacks or dividends. Unfortunately, the President has made clear that he intends to disregard critical oversight provisions that hold the Administration accountable to the law.
March 30, 2020
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Dear Colleague,

Thank you for your bipartisan cooperation to make the passage of the CARES Act possible.

Please find a guide to help you assist your constituents to participate in the benefits of the legislation.

March 30, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the President’s much-delayed and limited step to use the Defense Production Act to address shortages of ventilators but not of other key materials needed to combat the coronavirus pandemic:

March 27, 2020
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Mr. Speaker, last week, His Holiness Pope Francis said, in his world prayer, he said, ‘Enlighten those responsible for the common good, so that they might know how to care for those entrusted to their responsibility.’ That is His Holiness' quote. And that is the responsibility that we all have.
March 27, 2020
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Thanks to the leadership of Congressional Democrats, today, President Trump signed a bill that has been transformed from corporate-focused to workers-first. It is the third in a series of bills where Democrats insisted on taking responsibility for families and workers first.
March 27, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi held a bill enrollment photo opportunity for H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

Speaker Pelosi.  Good afternoon, everyone. 

Thank you, all, for keeping your distance from each other, and we from each other here.

March 27, 2020
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Last night, as you know, the Senate passed important legislation. We're very proud of the product. We think it is a – we did jiu‑jitsu on it and it went from a corporate‑first proposal that the Republicans put forth in the Senate to a workers‑first – Democratic, workers‑first legislation.
March 26, 2020
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Washington, D.C. — Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement after the Senate passed the third coronavirus response bill:

“Our nation faces the worst pandemic in over fifty years.  Urgent action continues to be needed to address this threat to the lives and livelihood of the American people. 

March 26, 2020

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