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Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

Representing the 7th District of Washington

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March 22, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to House passage of the latest Republican FY 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act: “I voted no on today’s omnibus bill. I recognize there are some compelling aspects of this bill. Democrats fought tooth and nail to have our priorities included, particularly for child care, transportation infrastructure, election protections, health insurance and other critical programs. However, the fact remains for me, the bad outweighs the good. I just can't stomach it.
November 3, 2017 Press Release

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.

September 26, 2017 Blog Post

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January 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal issued the following statement applauding Seattle’s minimum wage increase, as the hourly wage for some workers hit $15:

“I’m incredibly proud that Seattle is continuing to lead the way in the fight against income inequality,” said Rep. Jayapal. “No one should work full time and live in poverty.”

As of January 1, 2017, the minimum wage for tens of thousands of workers at Seattle’s largest businesses is $15 per hour.