This week, House Republicans once again chose to Fast Track the trade agreement and passed Trade Promotion Authority in a vote of 218-208.
As we seek to secure our nation’s place as a leader in today’s global economy, we must not leave the American worker or American values behind. For these and other reasons, I voted today to slow down the trade Fast Track, to get a better deal for the American people – bigger paychecks, better infrastructure – and to help all who seek to fulfill the American Dream.
Honoring Our Heritage
This week, I was honored to join with the Asian-American Pacific Islander community at the YWCA of San Francisco and Marin in Chinatown to participate in a roundtable discussion on my bipartisan congressional delegation trip to Asia and offer an update on current legislation impacting the AAPI community.
It was a pleasure to attend the groundbreaking of the Alice Griffith Housing Development this Wednesday. In this wonderful new part of the Candlestick Point and Hunters Point Shipyard area, we are taking steps to meet one of the most pressing challenges we face: affordable housing.
Work Harder for Less?
Our budgets are nothing less than a statement of our values. The Republican Budget released this week makes their values clear: big tax breaks for the ultra-wealthy and no concern for the challenges faced by hardworking Americans.