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Thank you for your strong leadership to deliver the bipartisan emergency coronavirus response bill as a first step to provide urgently needed funds for the response effort and to enable an estimated $7 billion in low-interest SBA loans to small businesses impacted by the epidemic. It is clear that further legislative action will quickly become necessary as the epidemic spreads and the impacts on workers and families in our communities deepen.
March 9, 2020
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Dem Leaders Say Any Proposal to Address Outbreak’s Impact on Economy Must Include Paid Sick Leave for Workers, Among Other People-Focused Initiatives
We are hoping to work with the administration on a coordinated, government-wide plan to respond to the coronavirus. We are pleased that we passed an emergency response bill on an overwhelming, bipartisan basis that provided a significant increase in resources beyond the administration’s request.
March 8, 2020
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Each International Women’s Day we recognize the generations of women and girls whose persistent, dissatisfied voices have led the movement toward genuine equality, a promise for which we all must continue to fight.
March 8, 2020
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The divided Court of Appeals ruling in the McGahn case clearly contradicts bedrock law and binding legal precedent. As the House brief states, ‘The panel’s decision has no support in the text or structure of the Constitution or in Supreme Court precedent.’
March 6, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Raul Ruiz of California delivered the Weekly Democratic Address.  In this week’s address, the Congressman discussed the strong, science-based actions House Democrats have taken to combat the coronavirus threat, including the bipartisan emergency response funding package which passed this week.

March 6, 2020
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February’s jobs report comes as families across America face an uncertain economic future as a result of the worsening coronavirus outbreak.
March 6, 2020
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Thank you, Dr. Michael Lomax, for all you do to support Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the students that they serve. Under your stewardship, UNCF remains an indispensable partner in our work to lift up America’s students, our most important responsibility.
March 5, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi held her weekly press conference today in the Capitol Visitor Center. Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

Speaker Pelosi.  Good afternoon. 

Thank you for being accommodating.  We had important legislation on the Floor, and so thank you. 

March 5, 2020
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I’m very honored to be signing this bill, which had such strong bipartisan support in the House of Representatives and in the Congress.
March 5, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined Members of the Congressional Tri-Caucus and other Members of Congress for a press conference on the 2020 Census and the impact of the historical undercount of communities of color in the decennial Census.  Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

March 5, 2020

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