April 17, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal urged Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to hold a hearing in Washington’s 7th District for his proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan. Jayapal is opposed to the repeal of this critical environmental measure.
April 13, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to launch airstrikes in Syria: “President Trump has just conducted another set of unconstitutional strikes. He does not have the power to take these actions without consulting Congress. Only Congress – not the White House – has the power to declare war.
April 11, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, joined by Reps. A. Donald McEachin and Nanette Diaz Barragán, led 28 members of Congress in denouncing Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke for his comments that "diversity isn't important," "I don't care about diversity," and "I don't really think that's important anymore." In the letter, members urged Zinke to rethink his comments and focus his efforts on increasing diversity to keep up with the rapidly changing demographics of our nation. Jayapal, McEachin and Barragán are co-chairs of the United for Climate and Environmental Justice Task Force that works to address the disproportionate impact of climate change on communities of color and other marginalized groups.
The College for All Act would make public colleges and universities tuition-free for working families and to significantly reduce student debt, eliminating tuition and fees at four-year public colleges and universities for families making up to $125,000 and make community college tuition- and fee-free for all. This legislation renews our compact with our young people!
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