Posts Tagged “Congresswoman”

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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Newman supports Statehood bill for Washington D.C. 700,000 residents

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Newman supports Statehood bill for Washington D.C. 700,000 residents

Newman supports Statehood bill for Washington D.C. 700,000 residents H.R. 51 will admit Washington D.C. as the 51st state and ensure that 700,000 D.C. residents have fair representation in the U.S. government. U.S. Representative Marie Newman (D-IL) voted on Thursday (April 22, 2021) to pass H.R. 51, the Washington D.C. Admission Act, which would make…

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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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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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Marie Newman sworn in as Congresswoman for 3rd District

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Marie Newman sworn in as Congresswoman for 3rd District

Marie Newman sworn in as Congresswoman for 3rd District Congresswoman Newman becomes first woman in history to represent Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District Marie Newman (IL-03) was sworn in as Congresswoman to the 117th Congress proudly representing Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District, which covers the Southwest Side of Chicago as well as its surrounding suburbs. A lifelong…

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Marie Newman Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Marie Newman Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Marie Newman Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure On Friday, Dec. 17, 2020, Congresswoman-elect Marie Newman (D-IL) announced her appointment to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The Committee has jurisdiction over all modes of transportation, critical aspects of our nation’s infrastructure system, as well as the U.S. Department of Transportation, Amtrak…

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Underwood supports family tax refunds during shutdown

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Underwood supports family tax refunds during shutdown

Underwood supports family tax refunds during shutdown Rep. Underwood Votes To Ensure Families Get Their Tax Refunds Without Delay and To Re-Open the Treasury Department and Other Key Agencies. Over 5 million Illinois Households Receive Tax Refunds Each Year Rep. Lauren Underwood (IL-14) joined House Democrats Wednesday January 9, 2019 to pass the FY 2019 Department…

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Congresswoman Kelly applauds Senate intro of Health Equity and Accountability Act

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Congresswoman Kelly applauds Senate intro of Health Equity and Accountability Act

Congresswoman Kelly applauds Senate intro of Health Equity and Accountability Act Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement following the introduction of the Health Equity and Accountability Act in the U.S. Senate: “Today, we took another important step toward expanding access to healthcare with the Senate introduction of…

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