Pelosi Updates

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.
Aug 2, 2013 Pelosi Update
Americans want Congress to focus on jobs and economic growth, not partisan games and political posturing.
Jul 26, 2013 Pelosi Update
Last weekend, I was proud to join volunteers at the National AIDS Memorial Grove gathered for the monthly Community Volunteer Workday.
Jul 19, 2013 Pelosi Update
The Women Democratic Members of Congress, are so proud to announce an economic agenda for women and families: When Women Succeed, America Succeeds: An Economic Agenda for Women and Families.
Jul 12, 2013 Pelosi Update
Today, our thoughts and prayers remain with the victims of Asiana Airlines Flight 214’s horrific crash.
Jul 5, 2013 Pelosi Update
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi attended the opening celebration of an exhibit highlighting the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the Nisei (Second Generation Japanese-Americans) veterans of World War II at the de Young Museum.
Jun 28, 2013 Pelosi Update
This week, the Supreme Court once again bent the arc of history toward justice. The court placed itself on the right side of history by discarding Section 3 of the defenseless Defense of Marriage Act and by allowing marriage equality for all California families.
Jun 21, 2013 Pelosi Update
The clock is ticking on this Congress, with little to show for it. It has been 170 days since the start of the new Congress and the House has not passed a single jobs bill and has refused to work towards a budget agreement.
Jun 14, 2013 Pelosi Update

Honoring the Sandy Hook Promise
Today marks six months since the tragedy in Newtown, a tragedy seared into the minds of every person across America and millions across the world. This anniversary serves as another solemn reminder of the persistent plague of gun violence in our society – and of the ongoing challenge to end it.