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January 24, 2008 Press Release


WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman John Lewis and Senator Edward M. Kennedy, along with 26 House colleagues and more than a dozen Senate members, introduced the Civil Rights Act of 2008, which will strengthen accountability when civil rights and workers' rights are violated.

December 21, 2007 Press Release


On December 19, 2007 Congress completed consideration of H.R. 2764, the fiscal year 2008 omnibus appropriations bill.

December 6, 2007 Press Release

Speaker Nancy Pelosi will join House Republican Leader John Boehner and Representatives John Lewis and Vic Snyder today at 12:30 PM to recognize the desegregation of the Little Rock Central High School.


October 18, 2007 Press Release


October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and an important time to recognize the continuing employment difficulties that face Americans with disabilities. Despite the ability and desire to work, people with disabilities face an estimated 65-percent unemployment rate.