WASHINGTON, DC – Lead sponsors Rep. John Lewis (GA-5), House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5), Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-6), and Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) reintroduced the Voter Empowerment Act (H.R. 1275) in the House of Representatives yesterday. Sen.
WASHINGTON – Today Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and Rep.
WASHINGTON - Hoy, el Representante John Lewis (D-GA) y el Representante Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) introdujeron la Ley de Sueños de Educación Superior de 2019, como una respuesta a la acción discriminatoria de estados que niegan la entrada de algunos inmigrantes a sus instituciones universitarias.
“This nation has lost one of the great legislators of our time. Rep. John Dingell was a man who did not hesitate to stand up, speak up and speak out for those who were left out and left behind. He was a champion of Medicare and health care reform.
“I am relieved for the families of over 800,000 dedicated federal workers, including thousands of my constituents, that the longest government shutdown in American history is finally over. They did not deserve these consequences, and I hope that they receive their paychecks without delay. Further, I hope that federal contractors who have gone without pay will also be made whole.
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Had Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. still been alive today, he may still be a resident of the 5th Congressional District of Georgia, the place where he was born and where he and his family lived for many years. Despite his death over 51 years ago, his contributions form a powerful historic legacy that will enrich Atlanta history and culture for centuries to come.
WASHINGTON – Today, three key members of the U.S. House of Representatives joined community organizations in opposing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services action granting a waiver to the State of South Carolina allowing religious organizations to use federal funds to discriminate against foster families on the basis of religion and sexual orientation.
“This year, this January, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.