WASHINGTON—Today, House Committee on Education and Labor Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) introduced legislation to make all students eligible for free school meals during the 2020-2021 school year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
WASHINGTON—Today in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020, Congress passed a provision to expedite the completion of the partial disposition of the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock. The bill also includes provisions to address climate change, invest in key pieces of natural infrastructure, and assist minority, tribal, and rural communities. The provision was led by Rep.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), both members of the U.S.
WASHINGTON–Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) together with Sen. Merkley (D-Ore.), Sen. Markey (D- Mass.) and Rep. Barragan (D-Calif.) introduced legislation to close tax loopholes and eliminate other federal subsidies for the oil, gas, and coal industries.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement after the House passage of the NO BAN Act, legislation to repeal all versions of President Trump’s travel bans and change the law to ensure no future President can implement a similar ban without evidence.
WASHINGTON–Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following statement after voting against the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):
WASHINGTON– As the House Appropriations Committee advanced all 12 appropriations bills to the House floor this week, President Trump denied Minnesota federal emergency assistance through The Stafford Act for recovery efforts following civil unrest and property destruction in the Twin Cities resulting from the killing of Mr. George Floyd.
MINNEAPOLIS – Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released constituent casework success stories on her website. Her office has returned over $478,000 back to constituents through casework and worked on over 400 individual cases since she began her term in Congress.
The overall achievements include:
WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement after the U.S. District Court ordered the shutdown of the Dakota Access pipeline. The pipeline will be emptied while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers produces an environmental impact review.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) announced the introduction of (H.R. 7477) the Workforce Promotion and Access (WPA) Act, legislation aimed at getting more Americans back to work in living-wage jobs created directly by the federal government. The bill authorizes the U.S.