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Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

Representing the 7th District of Washington

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August 9, 2018 Press Release

SEATTLE – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), along with Reps. Christopher Smith (R-NJ), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and 75 colleagues in the U.S.

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July 26, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, along with 64 colleagues in the U.S. House, sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to stop placing the interests of the formula industry over those of breastfeeding mothers. In a recent World Health Assembly gathering, the Trump administration sought to water down language in a resolution that stated breastfeeding is a healthy option for babies that should be encouraged. When possible, breastfeeding has broad health benefits for babies and is a cost-effective option for mothers.
July 24, 2018 Press Release

Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), the co-chairs of the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen requesting answers to several quest

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