WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement after the House passed a continuing resolution to extend the provisions of the MEALS Act, legislation she passed into law this spring to provide school meals to more than 20 million children. Specifically, the continuing resolution extends the U.S.
WASHINGTON– Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Congresswomen Jackie Speier (CA-14), introduced a House resolution recognizing violence against women in politics is a global phenomenon and that more research should be conducted to examine its extent and effects in the Un
WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) questioned top aides to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on President Trump’s abrupt firing of Steve Linick on May 15, 2020.
MINNEAPOLIS— Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement after the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a $928.8 million grant for the Southwest Light Rail Transit project, stretching between Minneapolis and Eden Prairie.
WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Omar, along with U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and a coalition of grassroots groups; labor unions; Black, Brown and Indigenous leaders from across the country to introduce a bold plan for economic renewal known as the Agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy, or THRIVE Agenda.
WASHINGTON—On July 2, 2020, Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-PA), Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Rep. David Trone (D-MD), and Rep.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement after the United States imposed sanctions on senior officials in the International Criminal Court (ICC).
WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reversed their decision to extend waivers that will allow states and schools the flexibility to more easily operate emergency summer meal programs until the end of this year.
WASHINGTON—Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), and Andre Carson (D-IN) led a letter to the Department of Homeland Security calling for a full investigation into allegations that ICE fed detainees pork, in violation of their religious tenets.