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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, released the following statement regarding ongoing discussions about Congress’ December 7th deadline to fund the government.
SEATTLE - Below is Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s testimony as prepared on the ‘Overtime Rule’ at the Department of Labor Wage & Hour Division’s listening session in Seattle:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 ruling:
“The Supreme Court’s conservative majority has dealt a major blow to workers and working families all across the country. This decision will undermine our freedoms and rig our democracy and the economy even more in favor of the top one percent. This case was nothing but a political attack on workers underwritten by large corporations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to House passage of the continuing resolution that funds the government through January 19:
“It’s shameful to see House Republicans skip town to enjoy the holidays after voting for the continued suffering of millions of young people and children. They have the majority, their votes overrule ours, and their choice today was cruel and immoral.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to the House Republican tax plan:
“The plan released by the Republican leadership is nothing but a dream come true for the biggest corporations. It will further destroy the middle class by giving huge tax breaks to wealthy Americans on the backs of working people.