WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) introduced the Zero Waste Act to invest in solutions that address the waste epidemic plaguing our country. These funds will go towards reducing landfills and incinerators that emit toxic pollution into our communities, especially in low income communities or communities of color.
WASHINGTON—Nine Members of Congress have introduced House Resolution 496, affirming that all Americans have the right to participate in boycotts in pursuit of civil and human rights at home and abroad, as protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution.
WASHINGTON -The House passed an amendment to H.R. 3494, the Intelligence Authorization Act authored by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) regarding the Terrorist Screening Database. The Terrorist Screening Database (TSBD) or the "terror watchlist" is currently being shared with multiple foreign governments, including countries with appalling human rights records.
Washington — Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) led a group of 13 members of Congress urging the Department of Labor to immediately investigate chronic violations of workplace safety at all Amazon warehouses, “owing to the breadth and severity of past violations as well as mounting public revelations of brutal and hazardous working conditions.”
WASHINGTON–Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following statement after voting against the National Defense Authorization Act:
WASHINGTON – Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following statement after an airstrike on a migrant detention center in Libya killed more than 40 people:
WASHINGTON – Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Ayanna Pressley(D-MA), Tim Ryan (D-OH), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Jared Huffman (D-CA), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), James P. McGovern (D-MA), Al Green (D-TX), Jesús G.
WASHINGTON– Today, Rep. Ilhan Omar issued the following statement on H.R. 3401, a $4.5 billion emergency border supplemental appropriations bill:
WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) unveiled landmark legislation today to eliminate tuition and fees at all public four-year colleges and universities, as well as make community colleges, trade schools, and apprenticeship programs tuition- and fee-free for all.
WASHINGTON – In response to reports of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids targeting immigrant families in major U.S. cities in the coming days and news that the House of Representatives will consider an emergency border supplemental bill that will provide additional funding of $1.2 billion to U.S.