Pelosi Updates

Jun 5, 2012 Pelosi Update
Moments ago, Republicans in the Senate blocked consideration of the Paycheck Fairness Act, just days after House Republicans voted unanimously against bringing the bill to the House floor for a vote.
Jun 1, 2012 Pelosi Update
Instead of blocking this legislation again, Republicans must join Democrats to ensure pay equity.
May 25, 2012 Pelosi Update
The AAPI community—the fastest-growing population in the U.S. – will continue to help shape our nation and define its future.
May 18, 2012 Pelosi Update
All people deserve to be protected from domestic violence; there should be no special exceptions to this law.
May 11, 2012 Pelosi Update
With the President’s support, we look forward to the day when all American families are treated equally in the eyes of the law.
May 4, 2012 Pelosi Update
Millions of American women and children are counting on Congress to pass the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
Apr 27, 2012 Pelosi Update
Giving Americans a strong education is a critical investment in the strength and future of our workforce and the growth of our economy.
Apr 20, 2012 Pelosi Update
Unless Congress acts soon, on July 1st, the interest rate on need-based student loans will double – rising to 6.8 percent.
Apr 13, 2012 Pelosi Update
San Francisco was hit early and hit hard by the devastation of HIV/AIDS, but we came together as a community to be a model for America and eventually the world
Apr 6, 2012 Pelosi Update
My Democratic colleagues and I will continue to work with the President to crack down on energy speculators and lower the price at the pump for Americans now.
Mar 30, 2012 Pelosi Update
This week, House Republicans passed a budget that ends the Medicare guarantee, gives tax breaks to the wealthiest, destroys jobs and threatens Americans’ health care by repealing the Affordable Care Act.
Mar 23, 2012 Pelosi Update
Today, I was pleased to join Bay Area women’s and health care organizations to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the Affordable Care Act and to discuss how the law benefits women.
Mar 16, 2012 Pelosi Update
On Wednesday, the Senate passed a bipartisan transportation bill by a vote of 74 – 22 to create jobs, invest in road, rail, transit, and highway construction, rebuild our infrastructure, and strengthen our economy.
Mar 9, 2012 Pelosi Update
As gas prices continue to rise, Congress must take strong action to protect consumers from speculation.
Mar 2, 2012 Pelosi Update
During Women’s History Month, we look back with pride over our nation’s movement toward equality and look forward with hope toward even better days of progress.
Feb 24, 2012 Pelosi Update
Last week, House Republicans held a hearing on women’s health, an issue that impacts millions of American women seeking safe and affordable coverage for basic preventive health care, including contraception.
Feb 17, 2012 Pelosi Update
This week, House Republicans put forth a highway transportation bill that kills 550,000 American jobs, undermines public safety, cuts highway investments in 45 states, and bankrupts the Highway Trust Fund by $78 billion.
Feb 10, 2012 Pelosi Update
After more than 400 days in the majority, House Republicans have failed to put forward a clear plan to create jobs or strengthen the middle class. Instead, they have introduced legislation that would potentially destroy 2 million jobs.
Feb 3, 2012 Pelosi Update
This week, House Republicans doubled down on their pledge to let Medicare “wither on the vine,” leading to an end of the guarantee and an increase in costs for our seniors.
Jan 27, 2012 Pelosi Update
This week, President Obama delivered a strong vision in his State of the Union address of an economy that’s built to last; one that ensures a thriving middle class, promotes fairness for working families, and reignites the American dream.

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