Press Releases From: 2008

May 8, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the 60th anniversary of the founding of Israel:

May 8, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the House approved comprehensive bipartisan legislation to address the housing foreclosure crisis:

May 7, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and Democratic Committee Chairs and Members held a news conference this afternoon to discuss proposals to combat skyrocketing energy prices and create a New Direction for energy independence. Below are the Speaker’s remarks, as prepared:

May 7, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. - Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today in response to comments by President Bush after he met with House Republican leaders at the White House this morning:

May 6, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after hosting a forum with House Democrats and economic experts this morning to discuss the state of America's economy, particularly efforts to shorten the economic slump, address the housing crisis, and grow the local and national economy.

May 6, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today urging President Bush to sign a bill Congress sent to the White House today that provides students and families with uninterrupted access to federally guaranteed student loans, despite the current credit crisis:

May 6, 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 5, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today in celebration of Cinco de Mayo:

May 5, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on the devastating cyclone in Burma this weekend, in which nearly 4,000 people were killed and tens of thousands are missing:

May 2, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi today released the following statement this morning after the Department of Labor released its employment report for April showing a loss of 20,000 jobs, the fourth consecutive month of job losses:

May 1, 2008 Press Release

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

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:

May 1, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which begins today:

Apr 30, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi today released the following statement in the wake of the new numbers showing anemic economic growth (0.6 percent) and the Federal Reserve Board's decision to cut a key interest rate by a quarter percentage point:

Apr 29, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today in advance of a news conference the President will hold this morning on the economy:

Apr 25, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Republican Leader John Boehner, and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer held a news conference in the Capitol this afternoon on Recovery Rebates. Below are the Speaker's opening remarks:

Apr 23, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the House voted 349 to 62 to pass H.R. 5613, the Protecting the Medicaid Safety Net Act, which place a moratorium until March 2009 on seven Medicaid regulations imposed by the Bush Administration:

Apr 23, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement this evening after Senate Republicans obstructed Senate consideration of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act:

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