This week, House Republicans passed a budget that ends the Medicare guarantee, gives tax breaks to the wealthiest, destroys jobs and threatens Americansâ€™ health care by repealing the Affordable Care Act.
Mar 23, 2012 Pelosi Update
Today, I was pleased to join Bay Area womenâ€™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 â€“ 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 Womenâ€™s History Month, we look back with pride over our nationâ€™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 womenâ€™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 â€œwither on the vine,â€ 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 thatâ€™s built to last; one that ensures a thriving middle class, promotes fairness for working families, and reignites the American dream.
Jan 20, 2012 Pelosi Update
Instead of actively working to increase health costs for millions of Americans, the GOP should work on our nationâ€™s top priority â€“ job creation.
Jan 13, 2012 Pelosi Update
On Wednesday, I was pleased to visit multiple small businesses on a Merchant Walk in Noe Valley to discuss House Democratsâ€™ commitment to Americaâ€™s small businessesâ€”including fighting and succeeding in continuing the payroll tax cut for 160 million working Americans.
Jan 6, 2012 Pelosi Update
Instead of passing legislation to put Americans back to work, over the last 367 days they have voted to end the Medicare guarantee, slash college aid, and repeal health insurance for young people and children while protecting tax breaks for millionaires and companies that ship jobs overseas.
Along with President Obama, House Democrats remain committed to a yearlong agreement to extend the payroll tax cut and unemployment insurance, and ensure seniors can continue to see the doctor of their choice.
Dec 16, 2011 Pelosi Update
Americans can't wait. Congress must act now.
Dec 9, 2011 Pelosi Update
Congress must not go home for the holidays until we extend the payroll tax cut and unemployment insurance, two essential pieces of the Presidentâ€™s American Jobs Act.
Dec 2, 2011 Pelosi Update
Strengthening the Middle Class
Nov 23, 2011 Pelosi Update
Democrats repeatedly supported a big, bold, and balanced plan to reduce our deficit and grow our economy.
Nov 18, 2011 Pelosi Update
On Wednesday, the Congress was honored to bestow the Congressional Gold Medal on American astronauts John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins.