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Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

Representing the 7th District of Washington

Press Releases

October 30, 2018 Press Release

SEATTLE – After attending a service and vigil at Temple de Hirsch Sinai, Congresswoman Jayapal issued the following statement:

October 18, 2018 Press Release

SEATTLE, WA - Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) released the following statement on the passing of David Ayala Zamora, former Organizing Director at OneAmerica and Field Director on the Pramila For Congress Campaign:

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

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:

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:

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.

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.