Pelosi Updates

Dec 20, 2013 Pelosi Update
As 2013 comes to a close, I would like to wish each and every one of you a Merry Christmas, happy holidays, and best wishes as we head into a new year together. San Francisco is rarely as beautiful or as festive as it is in the winter – when children ice skate on the Embarcadero and lights adorn palm trees and fir trees alike.
Dec 13, 2013 Pelosi Update

A Reflection of Our Values
This week, Congress enacted a budget that rolls back the sequester and helps restore stability to the American economy. Unfortunately, House Republicans missed an opportunity to create jobs and put the livelihood of millions of Americans in jeopardy.

Dec 6, 2013 Pelosi Update
With the passing of Nelson Mandela, the world has lost a leader who advanced the cause of equality and human rights, who overcame a history of oppression in South Africa to expand the reach of freedom worldwide. May the life of Nelson Mandela long stand as the ultimate tribute to the triumph of hope.
Nov 29, 2013 Pelosi Update

Give Thanks
On Thanksgiving, we come together to offer our gratitude for the blessings in our lives, for our families, friends, and loved ones, for the strength of our community, our city, and our country. 

Nov 22, 2013 Pelosi Update

Early Childhood Education
Over 50 years ago, President Kennedy stated, “Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” As Congress comes to the negotiating table on the budget, Congress must take seriously our responsibility to America’s children, our families, and our country’s future.

Nov 15, 2013 Pelosi Update
Today, Gotham will finally breathe safe thanks to the super-sized might and extraordinary courage of our city’s true hero, Batkid. When Gotham City trembled in the grip of our most notorious villains, Batkid once again showed us the true meaning of bravery in the face of fear.
Nov 8, 2013 Pelosi Update
The passage of the fully inclusive Employment Non-Discrimination Act by the Senate yesterday was a long time coming. The bipartisan vote to pass ENDA reaffirms the true meaning of our nation’s creed: that all are created equal; that discrimination has no place in our workplaces or society; that equal protection is a right afforded to all Americans, not just a privileged few.
Nov 1, 2013 Pelosi Update
With the end of 2013 fast approaching, the time is now to pass comprehensive immigration reform. This week, three House Republicans joined 187 House Democrats in cosponsoring H.R. 15, comprehensive immigration reform legislation that reflects core bipartisan values: securing our borders, protecting our workforce, reuniting families, and creating an earned pathway to citizenship.
Oct 25, 2013 Pelosi Update
I was honored to join community leaders at the UC Hastings Women’s Law Journal 25th Annual Symposium. The theme for this year’s annual symposium, “Onward & Upward: Breaking Through Gender Barriers”, addressed keys to breaking down the barriers that women continue to face in the workplace and offered a fitting platform to share House Democrats’ economic agenda for women and families.
Oct 18, 2013 Pelosi Update
One hundred sixty-five years ago, a small town in upstate New York called Seneca Falls hosted a convention that changed the world. It was in that town that a small group of visionaries shook the world with a simple notion: that every right, every privilege, and every opportunity should belong to every man and every woman.
Oct 11, 2013 Pelosi Update
End the Shutdown Today
The Republican attempt at a piecemeal approach to governing is nothing more than a political gimmick and a non-starter. Our colleagues across the aisle have shut down the government – and they can’t cherry-pick their way out of it.
Oct 4, 2013 Pelosi Update
End the Shutdown Now
Today marks the fourth day of the Republican Government Shutdown. They are insisting that they will not fund the government unless we overturn or undermine the Affordable Care Act.
Sep 27, 2013 Pelosi Update
Another Manufactured Crisis
As the end of the fiscal year approaches, the sad truth remains unchanged: Speaker Boehner has surrendered the gavel to the
Sep 20, 2013 Pelosi Update
Yesterday, House Republicans heartlessly voted to gut SNAP by $40 billion over the next decade, slashing the legs on which many families stand.
Sep 13, 2013 Pelosi Update
Last weekend, I was honored to meet with families from the Mission at the launch of one of the city’s largest collaborative efforts to combat poverty: the Mission Promise Neighborhood.
Sep 6, 2013 Pelosi Update
On Wednesday, I was thrilled to take a behind-the-scenes look at Square.
Aug 30, 2013 Pelosi Update
A Symphony of Brotherhood
Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King inspired us as a nation with the “I Have a Dream” part of his speech at the March on Washington. It was a call to action because of the “fierce urgency of now.” As Dr.
Aug 23, 2013 Pelosi Update
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Aug 16, 2013 Pelosi Update
Last week, I was proud to join with stakeholders and community leaders for the Covered California Forum at UCSF Mission Bay.
Aug 9, 2013 Pelosi Update
As we continue our work to ensure the smooth implementation of the Affordable Care Act, there is much to be done to educate our nation about the health care law and how these benefits will affect Americans and their families.