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Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

Representing the 7th District of Washington

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January 16, 2018 Press Release

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.

January 10, 2018 Press Release

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.

January 9, 2018 Press Release

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.

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January 8, 2018 Press Release

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.

 

January 8, 2018 Press Release

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:

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January 4, 2018 Press Release

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:

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January 4, 2018 Press Release

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.

December 21, 2017 Press Release

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:

December 21, 2017 Press Release

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.

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