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  2. Water Infrastructure and Drought Resilience. As the chair of the Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee in the 116 th Congress, I am working to provide a range of short- and long-term solutions to stretch water supplies and build new clean water infrastructure. In 2015, I introduced comprehensive drought response legislation, a range of short ...

  3. For weeks, intraparty divisions over the scope and size of their marquee domestic policy plan have delayed an agreement on how to trim the initial $3.5 trillion blueprint Democrats passed this year. In order to bypass united Republican opposition and pass the final bill, Democrats are using an arcane budget process known as reconciliation ...

  4. Esmeralda López, Legal and Policy Director, Global Labor Justice- International Labor Rights Forum (GLJ-ILRF): “The Illegal Fishing and Forced Labor Prevention Act is an important step in recognizing that fishing practices that harm the environment are often integrally linked to labor exploitation. GLJ-ILRF welcomes the recognition, included ...

  5. I am a lifelong advocate of women’s rights, equality, and health, dating back to my work as a civil rights attorney. Paycheck Fairness Act: Fundamental to gender equality is the principle that equal work deserves equal pay, which is why I am a strong supporter of the Paycheck Fairness Act. This bill strengthens and closes loopholes in the nearly 50-year-old Equal Pay Act, including by ...

  6. The Official U.S. Congressional website of Congressman Jared Huffman. Our seniors work hard all their lives and pay into Social Security and Medicare; when they retire, they deserve to retire with dignity.

  7. Tribal Affairs. As a member of the Congressional Native American Caucus, I proudly represent a district rich with indigenous diversity. There are more than 25 federally-recognized tribes in California’s 2 nd District, more than any other single congressional district outside of the state of Alaska. These Tribes include: Manchester Band of ...

  8. As President Joe Biden on Wednesday prepares to urge Congress to temporarily suspend federal gasoline and diesel taxes in a bid to ease pain at the pump, progressives are calling instead for the passage of Democratic lawmakers' overwhelmingly popular bill to impose a windfall profits tax on Big Oil. "Congress should take the president's call and answer it with the windfall profits tax ...

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