This is our own form of nonviolent resistance.
I announced yesterday that I would not be attending the State of the Union this year. I join other distinguished members, including Rep. John Lewis, in refusing to dignify a president who has used the platform of the Oval Office to fan the flames of racism, sexism and hatred—most recently with his vulgar condemnation of Haiti and other African countries.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal was appointed to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet. The committee, part of the House Judiciary Committee, has jurisdiction over the administration of U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) wrote to the American Hotel & Lodging Association requesting the establishment of formal industry standards encouraging hotel chains to protect their guests from warrantless intrusions by federal immigration authorities or other law enforcement agencies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal will kick off 2018 by hosting a town hall on Vashon Island on Tuesday, January 23 at 6:30 p.m. PST.
The town hall is an opportunity for constituents to raise concerns, learn what actions are being taken in Congress and discuss the path ahead as we move into the new year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s decision to force 200,000 Salvadorans to leave the United States:
SEATTLE – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s move to open U.S. coastal waters to offshore drilling:
SEATTLE – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement regarding the Department of Justice’s reported change in policy of non-interference with marijuana-friendly state laws:
“I’m extremely disappointed in Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ attempt to disregard the will of the people and return us to the days of prohibition and the war on drugs.
The resolution is co-sponsored by Nydia Velázquez, Jenniffer González-Colón and Washington State’s Adam Smith, Rick Larsen, Suzan DelBene, Denny Heck and Derek Kilmer
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement in response to House passage of the continuing resolution that funds the government through January 19:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswomen Pramila Jayapal and Cheri Bustos commended Microsoft for announcing they would be eliminating forced arbitration agreements with employees who make sexual harassment claims.