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July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON–Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following statement after voting against the National Defense Authorization Act:

July 3, 2019 Press Release

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:

June 28, 2019 Press Release

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.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Today, Rep. Ilhan Omar issued the following statement on H.R. 3401, a $4.5 billion emergency border supplemental appropriations bill:

June 24, 2019 Press Release

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.

June 22, 2019 Press Release

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.

June 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Bill Johnson (R-OH) and Jim McGovern (D-MA) sent a letter today urging the U.S. State Department to assert the need for the respect for religious minorities, respect for due process and the rule of law in Sri Lanka following the horrific attacks on Easter Sunday.

June 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN) and U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) introduced the No Shame at School Act,  to prohibit public schools from shaming students who are unable to pay for school meals or who have outstanding debt.

May 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) today introduced the Protect Democracy from Criminal Corporations Act. This bill would bar corporations from political spending for ten years after being convicted of a crime. 

May 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) introduced the Frank Adelmann Manufactured Housing Community Sustainability Act.  The bill would create a tax credit that incentivizes mobile home park owners to sell their property to the residents for the purposes of creating a cooperative.