Posts Tagged “Congress”

Newman secures inclusion of $17.8 million for six district transportation projects

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Newman secures inclusion of $17.8 million for six district transportation projects

Newman secures inclusion of $17.8 million for six district transportation projects Projects funded by the INVEST in America Act include the electrification of CTA buses, pedestrian safety improvements and expansion of roads and highways to reduce congestion U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03), a member on the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, announced Wednesday (June…

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Congress members Newman and Garcia introduce bill to make public transit more accessible

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Congress members Newman and Garcia introduce bill to make public transit more accessible

Congress members Newman and Garcia introduce bill to make public transit more accessible New ASAP Act would establish a federal grant program to upgrade transit systems across the nation to be 100% accessible   On Tuesday May 18, 2021, U.S. Representatives Marie Newman (D-IL-03) and Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL-04) introduced legislation to make public transportation…

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Right from the Middle: The Three dictators, Last time

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Right from the Middle: The Three dictators, Last time

Right from the Middle: The Three dictators, Last time The process of creating legislation has been undermined by personal political interests and a dictatorship of power that has corrupted the system that was originally envisioned by the Founding Fathers of America, former Congressman William O. Lipinski explains By William Lipinski and Brian Broeking We talked…

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Newman introduces bill to support women-owned small businesses

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Newman introduces bill to support women-owned small businesses

Newman introduces bill to support women-owned small businesses To further provide relief to women entrepreneurs, the legislation introduced today would extend the waiver of the matching fund requirement for Women Business Centers  U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) introduced legislation Thursday (April 15, 2021) to support women-owned small businesses by extending the waiver for the matching…

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Congresswoman Robin Kelly Issues Statement on Rising Maternal Mortality Rate

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Congresswoman Robin Kelly Issues Statement on Rising Maternal Mortality Rate

Congresswoman Robin Kelly Issues Statement on Rising Maternal Mortality Rate Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust and Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, issued the following statement Tuesday (April 6, 2021) regarding newly released data showing that the U.S. maternal mortality rate increased in 2019. …

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Congresswoman Newman announces $70 million in grants to seven Health Centers

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Congresswoman Newman announces $70 million in grants to seven Health Centers

Congresswoman Newman announces $70 million in grants to seven Health Centers Grants awarded as a part of an expansion of COVID-19 vaccines for hardest-hit and highest-risk communities. Beginning April 1, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to invest over $6 billion nationally in Community Health Centers to expand access to vaccines in underserved communities…

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Newman pushes amendments to the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

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Newman pushes amendments to the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act

Newman pushes amendments to the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act TWO CRITICAL AMENDMENTS PROPOSED BY U.S. REP. NEWMAN PASS WITH THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN REAUTHORIZATION ACT  … Amendments proposed by Rep. Newman would support women survivors in small businesses and establish the first-ever grant program dedicated to support LGTBQ+ women  U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) voted…

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Newman urges removal of Marjorie Taylor Greene

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Newman urges removal of Marjorie Taylor Greene

Newman urges removal of Marjorie Taylor Greene Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene is one of the leading voices amongst the far-right GOP officials responsible for aiding President Trump’s betrayal of our democracy and inciting the insurrectionist attack on January 6th. She has repeatedly used social media to support calls to execute Democratic officials and promote…

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GOP House Members urged to fight Pelosi attack on newly elected Member

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GOP House Members urged to fight Pelosi attack on newly elected Member

GOP House Members urged to fight Pelosi attack on newly elected Member Republicans should refuse to participate in Democrat hit job House Democrats are demanding Republicans strip freshman Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of her two committee assignments unless she denounces QAnon and apologizes publicly for backing conspiracy theories and supporting calls for violence against Democrats….

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Who is Adam Kinzinger trying to kid?

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Who is Adam Kinzinger trying to kid?

Who is Adam Kinzinger trying to kid? After years of supporting former President Donald Trump trying to advance his own career, Congressman Adam Kinzinger of Illinois’ 16th District is pandering to the anti-Trump tar and feathering by the news media and the Left. Not because he thinks what Trump did was wrong, but because he…

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Newman leads colleagues in urging Biden to restore National Vaccine program office

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Newman leads colleagues in urging Biden to restore National Vaccine program office

Newman leads colleagues in urging Biden to restore National Vaccine program office U.S. REP. NEWMAN (IL-03) LEADS 29 COLLEAGUES IN A LETTER URGING THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION TO RESTORE THE FULL FUNCTIONALITY OF THE NATIONAL VACCINE PROGRAM OFFICE (NVPO) U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) on Monday Feb. 1, 2021 joined by 29 of her colleagues, sent a…

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Congresswoman Marie Newman appointed to Highways and Transit, and Railroads subcommittees

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Congresswoman Marie Newman appointed to Highways and Transit, and Railroads subcommittees

Congresswoman Marie Newman appointed to Highways & Transit, and Railroads subcommittees US Rep. Newman (Il-3) named to serve on “Highways & Transit” and “Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials” subcommittees as part of T&I Committee. New T&I subcommittee assignments will build on efforts to create more efficient roads and railways but also much-needed economic development in Illinois’…

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