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Fifty-five years ago, thousands of brave, patriotic Americans stepped forward for a third and final march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to lay claim to the fundamental right to vote. Despite the violence, tear gas and bloodshed inflicted on them during the previous marches, these heroic men and women, young and old, from every corner of the country marched for justice and equality, and in the process, changed the world forever.
March 21, 2020
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Now, today, we have reached another critical moment in our work to address this public health emergency. As you know, Senator McConnell has released his proposal for a third coronavirus response package, which is not at all pro-worker and puts corporations ahead of working people. As written, it is a non-starter.
March 20, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – Chairman Peter DeFazio of Oregon delivered the Weekly Democratic Address.  In this week’s address, the Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee discussed the importance of transportation in securing our health and financial well-being, as well as House Democrats’ commitment to workers and families in our response to coronavirus.

March 20, 2020
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San Francisco – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement in celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year:

March 20, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer released the following joint statement in response to Leader McConnell’s latest coronavirus proposal:

“We are beginning to review Senator McConnell’s proposal and on first reading, it is not at all pro-worker and instead puts corporations way ahead of workers.” 

March 19, 2020
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Washington, D.C.  – Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer released the following joint statement regarding their vision for new legislation to aid those suffering in response to the coronavirus pandemic:

March 19, 2020
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San Francisco – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement concerning her request for Rules Committee Chairman Jim McGovern to issue a report on the House Rules concerning Member voting:

March 19, 2020
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Today, the House has moved swiftly to protect the education and economic security of more than 500,000 GI Bill students under threat during the coronavirus crisis, upholding our sacred pledge that, just as the military leaves no one behind on the battlefield, we leave no veteran behind when they come home.
March 19, 2020
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San Francisco – Speaker Pelosi today called on President Trump to use the Defense Production Act to address widespread shortages of key materials during the coronavirus epidemic, including ventilators, diagnostic test supplies, masks and other personal protective equipment.

March 19, 2020
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In just a few days, we have received hundreds of suggestions from House Members, governors, state legislators, mayors and community organizations in preparation for the next bill. From governors across America, the three major concerns expressed are Unemployment Insurance, increased Medicaid funding and further assistance to small businesses.
March 18, 2020

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