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Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

Representing the 7th District of Washington

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October 10, 2018 Press Release
A Report Compiled by the Office of Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

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October 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Founding Co-Chair of the Medicare For All Congressional Caucus and Representatives Debbie Dingell (MI-12)  and Keith Ellison (MN-5), Co-Chairs of the Medicare For All Congressional Caucus released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Op-Ed on Medicare For All:

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October 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the 2018 Casework Report. To date, the office has helped more than 760 constituents in the 7th Congressional District, saving them more than $1.5 million in recovered benefits, backpay, and other savings.

October 6, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement: “Eleanor Roosevelt once said, ‘We go ahead together or we go down together.’ Today, it is clear the party of Donald Trump wants us to go down together, ramming through a Supreme Court nominee at the expense of the legitimacy of our highest court and public trust.
September 11, 2018 Press Release

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:

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September 7, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congresswomen Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the co-chairs of the Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, led a group of 64 members of Congress in sending a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar urging them to support the Flores Settlement.

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September 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - House Judiciary Committee Member Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) released the following statement on the anonymous Op-Ed in The New York Times authored by a senior Trump Administration official:

August 28, 2018 Press Release

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.

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August 9, 2018 Press Release

SEATTLE – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), along with Reps. Christopher Smith (R-NJ), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and 75 colleagues in the U.S.

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July 26, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, along with 64 colleagues in the U.S. House, sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to stop placing the interests of the formula industry over those of breastfeeding mothers. In a recent World Health Assembly gathering, the Trump administration sought to water down language in a resolution that stated breastfeeding is a healthy option for babies that should be encouraged. When possible, breastfeeding has broad health benefits for babies and is a cost-effective option for mothers.

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