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Today, the Senate has joined the House to pass our Families First Coronavirus Response Act: strong, bipartisan legislation that protects the health, economic security and well-being of the American people while stimulating the economy.
March 18, 2020
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Thank you for your participation and leadership during yesterday’s productive caucus conference call and throughout the coronavirus crisis. Your ideas and input as to how we meet the needs of American families are critical, and have helped inform conversations with the Administration, labor leaders, the business community, the non-profit community and other important stakeholders. I again invite you to send your suggestions, as we work to deliver solutions that will put Families First while stimulating the economy.
March 17, 2020
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Over the weekend, Democrats staved off the Administration’s attempt to eliminate workers’ health care guaranteed under the Family and Medical Leave Act mandate, upholding the bedrock promise that workers are entitled to the continuation of group health coverage, wages and job security when they use long-term leave. We also successfully secured a refundable tax credit for employers who provide that health care during their family medical leave.
March 17, 2020
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The people of upstate New York and America have lost a patriot and public servant of conviction and character: former Congressman Richard Hanna.
March 17, 2020
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Thanks to the Members of the House for passing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act: strong, bipartisan legislation that protects families’ health, economic security and well-being. This legislation, in addition to our $8.3 billion emergency response supplemental package, is a stimulus to the economy and assists in addressing the urgency of testing, testing, testing.
March 15, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the House’s request for an en banc rehearing in its litigation to enforce its lawful subpoena compelling former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify was granted by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, which also vacated the earlier panel’s judgment:

March 13, 2020
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By now, you know from the President’s tweet that he has joined in support of our bipartisan legislation to put Families First and address the coronavirus crisis.
March 13, 2020
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Dear Democratic Colleague,

As you know, the coronavirus crisis presents a grave and accelerating threat to public health and to the economic security and well-being of the American people.  As Members of Congress, we have a solemn and urgent responsibility to take strong, serious action to confront and control this crisis and to put Families First and stimulate the economy.

March 13, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.  Below are the Speaker’s remarks as delivered:

Speaker Pelosi.  Good afternoon.  Over the last several weeks, our nation has been faced with a grave and accelerating challenge, one that tests our compassion, ingenuity and resolve: the coronavirus crisis.

March 13, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Freshmen House Democrats for a press availability ahead of the House vote on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.  Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

Speaker Pelosi.  Good evening, everyone.

March 13, 2020

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