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Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Education and Workforce Committee Ranking Member Bobby Scott (VA-03) and more than 170 House Democrats sent a letter today to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos calling on the Department to issue formal guidance prohibiting the use of federal education funding to buy guns for teachers and school staff.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, Vice Ranking member of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s latest budget proposal:
“There is only one way to describe the Trump budget – cruel. It pulls the rug out from under people who are already struggling to make ends meet.
SEATTLE – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ decision to undo protections created by the Obama administration for student borrowers:
WASHINGTON D.C. – The Department of Health and Human Services will grant more than $800,000 to the University of Washington for research on vascular diseases as well as improving outcomes for amputees.
“I’m proud and grateful that HHS continues to support pioneering health researchers in Washington’s 7th District,” said Rep. Jayapal.
HHS is granting $471,868 to the University of Washington for research on improving outcomes for individuals with lower limb amputation.
WASHINGTON D.C. – The Department of Health and Human Services will grant more than $1.5 million to Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington for research on concussions and HIV/AIDS prevention, respectively.
“I want to thank HHS for recognizing the dedicated and pioneering work of health researchers from my district,” said Rep. Jayapal. “These grants are a critical source of support for our scientific community. They fund groundbreaking research with the potential to improve and save millions of lives.”
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal announced her team of diverse and seasoned staffers for the 115th Congress.
“My goal in this term is to protect and expand opportunity for all people,” Jayapal said. “I’m proud to have such an exceptional team that reflects the diversity of Washington’s 7th Congressional District. These are professionals who have the tenacity, deep knowledge and organizing experience to fight for progressive change.”