Press Releases

February 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rep. Jesús G. “Chuy” García (D-IL) today led a letter urging President Biden to take on a broader analysis of the humanitarian impacts of sanctions and to reconsider sanctions that are impeding COVID relief.  

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February 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—The House Education and Labor Committee today passed their portion of the reconciliation bill through committee—providing much-needed support to state and local governments, along with millions of people across the country, and increasing the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

February 10, 2021 Press Release
The Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act includes a series of 12 bills to save moms’ lives and end racial and ethnic disparities in maternal health outcomes

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February 4, 2021 Press Release

In case you missed it, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) provided remarks today in support of the resolution to strip Marjorie Taylor Greene of her committee assignments on the floor of the House of Representatives.

You can view the remarks below and video here.

February 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement after President Biden announced an increase in the refugee cap from 15,000 to 125,000. Rep. Omar has long been a proponent of increasing the number of refugees admitted to the United States. 

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February 3, 2021 Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Omar released the following statement on Republicans trying to distract from the Marjorie Taylor Greene controversy by threatening to strip Rep. Omar of committees. 

February 3, 2021 Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) today led a letter to President Biden urging him to stop the construction of a massive fossil fuel infrastructure project: the Line 3 pipeline. The letter comes after Rep.

February 1, 2021 Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement on the reports of a coup in Burma.

“My heart is with the Burmese people, especially the Rohingya population, who have already suffered so much.

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January 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) led a letter to President Biden and Vice President Harris urging the inclusion of recurring cash payments to the American people for the duration of the pandemic. The letter also calls for parity of payments for adults and dependents, and inclusion of all immigrant workers and their families. 

January 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Tomorrow, Congresswomen Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) will introduce an amendment to the Constitution of the United States "recognizing and securing the fundamental right to life, liberty, and property, which includes housing, health care, education, and nutrition."

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