Press Releases

Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after Congressman Marty Meehan announced his nomination to be the next Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell: 'Congressman Marty Meehan has been a leader in the Congress and the Democratic caucus for more 14 years. He has championed a number of significant causes - including equal rights, campaign finance reform, and protecting our children from the dangers of tobacco."
March 13, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C - Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on Vice President Cheney's remarks during a speech today to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC): 'It is a disservice to our military personnel for President Bush and Vice President Cheney to continue to advocate for an open-ended commitment in Iraq, while brushing aside the advice of military leaders and the bipartisan Iraq Study Group, all of whom argue that the war in Iraq cannot be resolved militarily but only through diplomatic, economic and political means. As the Vice President's remarks today prove again, the Administration's answer to continuing violence in Iraq is more troops and more treasure from the American people."
March 12, 2007
Press Release
"'It is a disservice to our military personnel for President Bush and Vice President Cheney to continue to advocate for an open-ended commitment in Iraq, while brushing aside the advice of military leaders and the bipartisan Iraq Study Group, all of whom argue that the war in Iraq cannot be resolved militarily but only through diplomatic, economic and political means. As the Vice President's remarks today prove again, the Administration's answer to continuing violence in Iraq is more troops and more treasure from the American people."
March 12, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer today directed Daniel Beard, Chief Administrative Officer of the House, to develop recommendations to eliminate the waiting list for House employees seeking to place their children in the House Child Care Center."
March 12, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C - Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on a news story in The Los Angeles Times today that American military planners have begun planning a strategy for Iraq that includes a gradual withdrawal of forces and a renewed emphasis on training Iraqi fighters: 'The transition of the mission of U.S. forces from combat to training is an essential element of redeploying our troops and is at the heart of the Iraq proposal the House Appropriations Committee will consider this week. The fact that the Department of Defense is making plans to support a decision to do the same thing is an extremely significant development in the national debate on the best way forward in Iraq."
March 12, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on President Bush's threat to veto the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act: 'President Bush's Iraq policies weaken our military's readiness, dishonor our nation's promises to our veterans, and fail to hold the Iraqi government accountable for overdue reforms."
March 10, 2007
Press Release
"'On the heels of the inappropriate firings of eight U.S. Attorneys, the Inspector General's report reveals yet another pattern of questionable behavior by the Justice Department. The Bush Administration's failure to follow minimal procedures and accurate reporting in its use of National Security Letters is disturbing but not surprising."
March 9, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on Tibetan National Uprising Day, which is commemorated on Saturday, March 10: 'On the 48th Anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising Day, we honor the many brave Tibetans who sacrificed their lives fighting for freedom."
March 9, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on funding for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) in the emergency appropriations bill: 'The top health priority for House Democrats is immediately eliminating the funding shortfalls for the State Children's Health Insurance Program and significantly expanding the initiative later this year so millions of uninsured children can receive the medical care they need."
March 9, 2007
Press Release
"Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the three clean water bills that passed with bipartisan support this week in the House: H.R. 720, the Water Quality Financing Act; HR 700, the Healthy Communities Water Supply Act; and HR 569, the Water Quality Investment Act."
March 9, 2007

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