Pelosi Updates

Apr 4, 2014 Pelosi Update

Without Further Delay
As the Senate moves forward with a vote to extend unemployment insurance, it is time for the House to act on behalf of the millions of Americans reeling from the loss of their emergency unemployment insurance.

Mar 28, 2014 Pelosi Update
This afternoon at the United Irish Cultural Center in the Richmond, I joined San Franciscans from all different backgrounds including faith leaders, community activists, law enforcement, and the business community to discuss the importance of comprehensive immigration reform.
Mar 21, 2014 Pelosi Update
With only 10 days remaining until the March 31st enrollment deadline, over 1 million Californians have already enrolled in insurance plans that suit their needs and their wallets through the Covered California Marketplace.
Mar 14, 2014 Pelosi Update
The American people want action. Time and again since emergency unemployment insurance (UI) expired on December 28, Speaker Boehner has refused to bring up a vote on these benefits, cutting off this critical assistance to more than 2 million Americans – including almost 340,000 Californians.
Feb 28, 2014 Pelosi Update

Time to Give America a Raise 
The American people want and deserve an economy where a hard day’s work earns a decent day’s pay, and everyone has the opportunity to build a brighter future for themselves and their families. Raising the minimum wage is a critical part of delivering on an economy that works for everyone. 

Feb 21, 2014 Pelosi Update
Increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 would lift nearly a million Americans out of poverty, lift the wages for 25 million people, close the opportunity gap, and offer a fair shot to those struggling most to make ends meet.
Feb 14, 2014 Pelosi Update
Today, as people across the country treat their loved ones to flowers and sweets, House Democrats and Americans everywhere are engaged in an online conversation – What Women Need for Valentine’s Day – to highlight the policies women need to succeed in America.
Feb 7, 2014 Pelosi Update
Citizens United, the disastrous Supreme Court decision four years ago that allowed money to flow unchecked into politics, shook the very foundation of our democracy: that in the United States of America, it is the voices of the people that determine the outcome of our elections, not the bank accounts of the privileged few. We must work to change this.
Jan 31, 2014 Pelosi Update
Five years ago, our country took a key step forward on the path to equality in the workplace as President Obama made the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act the first bill he signed into law. As we mark this achievement and celebrate our progress, we know there is more work to do in order to address the economic challenges facing women today.
Jan 25, 2014 Pelosi Update
Our faith in America’s collective capacity to innovate, to succeed, and to thrive has been the bedrock of the extraordinary entrepreneurial spirit that defines San Francisco. But in building the better businesses of tomorrow, the success of American entrepreneurs must not only reflect our dedication to innovation and competitiveness, but also our commitment to community.
Jan 17, 2014 Pelosi Update
As I travel through California and across the nation, what never ceases to impress is the work ethic of Americans everywhere. No one works harder than America’s workers. While our country’s productivity has soared, their paychecks haven’t kept pace.
Jan 10, 2014 Pelosi Update
Education is the best investment we can make in our children and our nation’s future. Community colleges and lifelong learning play a pivotal role across the county and in San Francisco in preparing for the challenges of the 21st century.
Jan 3, 2014 Pelosi Update

Understanding Your Coverage
As the New Year dawns, millions of Americans across the country are enjoying a new beginning, thanks to the Affordable Care Act. More than six million Americans are starting 2014 with newfound health security, and the freedom from fear that comes with it.

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.