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Reproductive Rights are Human Rights

U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, issued the following statement on today’s Supreme Court ruling striking down Louisiana’s radical and immoral effort to all but eliminate abortion access: “Reproductive rights are human rights. One in…
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Jayapal Opposes Continued Use of Curfews, National Guard Troops and Militarized Law Enforcement to Respond to Peaceful Protests in Seattle and Across the Country

Jayapal Issues Statement Opposing the Continued Use of Curfews, National Guard Troops and Militarized Law Enforcement to Respond to Peaceful Protests in Seattle and Communities Across the Country SEATTLE — U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) issued the following statement regarding the ongoing…
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JAYAPAL INTRODUCES PAYCHECK RECOVERY ACT

WITH WIDE-RANGING SUPPORT, JAYAPAL INTRODUCES PAYCHECK RECOVERY ACT TO KEEP WORKERS IN THEIR JOBS, STOP MASS UNEMPLOYMENT AND DELIVER DIRECT RELIEF TO BUSINESSES OF ALL SIZES Estimated to benefit more than 36 million workers and widely supported by 93 members…
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JAYAPAL TO VOTE NO ON HEROES ACT

JAYAPAL TO VOTE NO ON HEROES ACT AS LEGISLATION FAILS TO PROTECT THE PAYCHECKS OF WORKERS, GUARANTEE FAMILIES AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE, PROVIDE SUFFICIENT RELIEF TO ALL BUSINESSES AND SAFEGUARD PENSIONS OF WORKING PEOPLE [SEATTLE, WA] — U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal…
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AS UNINSURED RATE SKYROCKETS, JAYAPAL & KENNEDY LEAD 32 COLLEAGUES IN INTRODUCING LEGISLATION TO GUARANTEE HEALTH COVERAGE DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

[SEATTLE, WA] – U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, and U.S. Representative Joe Kennedy III (MA-04) today led 32 colleagues in introducing the Medicare Crisis Program Act to ensure everyone has guaranteed access to health care during the…
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FOLLOWING LATEST UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS, SUPPORT GROWS FOR JAYAPAL’S PAYCHECK GUARANTEE ACT

[SEATTLE, WA] – Following the release of the latest national unemployment data, U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, today announced additional support for the Paycheck Guarantee Act – her​ ​proposal that builds on the CARES Act to end mass layoffs, keep workers in their jobs and…
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JAYAPAL ANNOUNCES THE PAYCHECK GUARANTEE ACT

[SEATTLE, WA] – U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, today announced introduction of the Paycheck Guarantee Act to end mass layoffs, keep workers in their jobs and connected to their health care and other benefits, prevent employers of all sizes from being forced…
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JAYAPAL, POCAN URGE NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO PROTECT WORKERS PUNISHED FOR PANDEMIC-RELATED ORGANIZING ACTIVITY

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs U.S. Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and Mark Pocan (WI-02) are demanding relief for frontline workers facing retaliation for organizing for safer working conditions during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  In a letter signed by…
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JAYAPAL & HERRERA BEUTLER LEAD BIPARTISAN LETTER URGING TRUMP TO USE DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT TO SPUR PPE PRODUCTION

 [SEATTLE, WA] – U.S. Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) joined together in a bipartisan effort calling on President Donald Trump to invoke the Defense Production Act (DPA) to jump-start domestic production of personal…
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JAYAPAL, COLLEAGUES URGE TRUMP TO WITHDRAW EXECUTIVE ORDER THAT CIRCUMVENTS KEY ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS INTENDED TO PROTECT FRONTLINE COMMUNITIES

[SEATTLE, WA] – U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and Co-Chair of the United for Climate and Environmental Justice Task Force, urged the Trump administration to immediately withdraw an Executive Order that seeks to allow development projects…