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Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

Representing the 7th District of Washington

Press Releases

August 15, 2017 Press Release

SEATTLE – In the aftermath of the white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally and the domestic terrorist attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal – joined by 31 members of Congress – introduced a resolution urging President Trump to strongly condemn white nationalists, the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and other hate groups responsible for the violence, and to remove from the

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August 10, 2017 Press Release

SEATTLE – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal announced the introduction of a resolution marking the 100th anniversary of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks —commonly known as the Ballard Locks—in Ballard, Washington, a neighborhood within Jayapal’s 7th Congressional District.

August 3, 2017 Press Release

SEATTLE – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) announced the introduction of the South Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act. The bipartisan bill, co-sponsored by Republican Rep. Joe Wilson (SC-02), will raise awareness of the alarming rate at which the South Asian community is developing heart disease and will invest in ways to reverse this trend.

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August 2, 2017 Press Release

SEATTLE – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement unveiling the latest version of the RAISE Act:

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July 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement decrying President Trump’s announcement of a ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. Military:

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July 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Jared Huffman (D-CA), Jared Polis (D-CO), and Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) unveiled climate legislation that would transition the United States to 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2050.  

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July 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Supreme Court of the United States denied the government’s request for clarification of the Court’s definition of family and stayed the District Court order modifying the preliminary injunction regarding refugees covered by a formal assurance with a U.S. refugee resettlement agency. In response, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the following statement:

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July 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal released the July 2017 Casework Report. The report offers an overview of more than 250 constituent services cases that Jayapal’s office has taken on.

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