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December 23, 2019 Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS – Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released an end of year progress report of her tenure in Congress thus far, along with an op-ed and graphic.

December 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Reps. Ilhan Omar,  Betty McCollum, Angie Craig and Dean Philips sent a letter to Ben Carson, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, asking the agency to conduct a full assessment of national public housing in order to determine exactly how many facilities are currently exempt from sprinkler requirements and how many of those have been retrofitted regardless. 

December 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—In the face of the Trump Administration’s continued failure to hold Amazon accountable for endemic abuses at its warehouses, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) are demanding detailed information from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regarding injury reports at Amazon facilities over the past three years.

December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar issued the following statement on the Articles of Impeachment against President Donald Trump.

“Today, we in the United States House of Representatives fulfill our Constitutional responsibility. Today, we vote to restore balance to our democracy—by voting to impeach the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump. 

December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON–Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) today led a letter to Jim Jeffrey, the Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIL, about Turkey’s alleged use of white phosphorous in an intentional attack on civilians.

December 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON–Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following statement after voting no on H.R. 1865, the National Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act and H.R. 1158, DHS Cyber Hunt and Incident Response Teams Act.

December 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON–Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following statement on securing debt relief for Somalia in H.R. 1158 – the DHS Cyber Hunt and Incident Response Teams Act.

December 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON–Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following statement on H.R. 5038 – Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019:
 

December 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON–Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) issued the following statement on the conference report for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):
 

December 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) today discussed the Cedar-Riverside fire, which broke out in a 25-story public housing building in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, and the nationwide housing crisis on the Floor of the House of Representatives. Rep. Omar announced new legislative steps to address the safety of public housing in the coming weeks.

 

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