Press Releases From: 2008

May 21, 2008 Press Release

Contact:Brendan Daly/Nadeam Elshami, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered the following remarks on the House floor today in support of the Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act (H.R. 6049). The legislation passed the House this afternoon by a vote of 263 to 160. Below are her remarks:

May 20, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C.-- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on H.R. 6074, the Gas Price Relief for Consumers Act, which passed the House by a vote of 324 to 84, despite a veto threat:

May 20, 2008 Press Release

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May 20, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Rules Committee Ranking Member David Dreier and members of the bipartisan delegation to Israel and Iraq held a news conference in the Capitol this afternoon to discuss their trip. The delegation returned to Washington early this morning.

May 19, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in recognition of the Fourth Annual National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day:

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May 17, 2008 Press Release

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May 15, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Republican Conference Chairman Adam Putnam are leading a bipartisan congressional delegation to Israel to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its founding.

May 15, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement in reaction to the California Supreme Court's decision today to strike the state ban on gay marriage:

May 15, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement following the passage of the Farm Bill in the United States Senate by a majority of 81 to 15. Despite the President's veto threat, the legislation has now passed both the House and Senate by substantial, veto-proof majorities:

May 15, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement this afternoon after more than 100 Republicans voted "present" on an amendment to fund the war in Iraq and later voted against expanding educational benefits for veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan:

May 14, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other House Democratic leaders held a news conference today to discuss the New Direction Congressional agenda. Below are the Speaker's opening remarks:

May 13, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement following the passage of H.Res. 1181, which expresses condolences and sympathy to the people of Burma for the grave loss of life and vast destruction caused by Cyclone Nargis. The resolution passed the House of Representatives this evening by a vote of 410 to 1.

May 13, 2008 Press Release

Contact:Brendan Daly/Nadeam Elshami, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement prior to President Bush departing today on a five-day trip to the Middle East, including a stop in Saudi Arabia on Friday:

May 12, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the massive earthquake that struck western China's Sichuan Province today, killing at least 8,500 people, with thousands more feared dead:

May 8, 2008 Press Release

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May 7, 2008

Honorable Arnold Schwarzenegger
California State Capitol
Sacramento, CA 95814

Dear Governor Schwarzenegger:

May 8, 2008 Press Release

Contact:Brendan Daly/Nadeam Elshami, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement in advance of the House's consideration of a supplemental funding bill for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan later this week:

May 8, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after President Bush's call for Congress to approve $770 million in international food assistance to help ease high global food prices:

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