Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

Representing the 12th District of California

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Press Releases From: 2008

Oct 22, 2008 Press Release

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

Oct 20, 2008 Press Release

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Oct 20, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that the Department of the Treasury’s New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program will provide $71 million in tax credits to organizations based in San Francisco that make qualified investments supporting business activities in low-income communities.

Oct 20, 2008 Press Release

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Oct 16, 2008 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. — Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the announcement of a 5.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security beneficiaries in 2009, the largest percentage increase since 1982. The increase is a reflection of the record high prices facing American consumers.

Oct 15, 2008 Press Release

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San Francisco – A spokesperson for Speaker Nancy Pelosi read the following statement during a Transportation for America press conference today as Bay Area transportation, environmental, and labor organizations released a five-point plan for strengthening our economy.

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Oct 14, 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 the Bush Administration’s plan to recapitalize the nation’s financial institutions to help stabilize the U.S. economy:

Oct 13, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke briefly to reporters at the top of an economic forum being held in her office this morning with House Democratic leaders and economic experts. Below are the Speaker’s remarks:

Oct 9, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that House Democratic leaders will convene an economic forum on Monday with some of America’s leading economists to help Congress develop an economic recovery plan that focuses on creating jobs and strengthening our economy.

Oct 8, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on the Federal Reserve and central banks around the world cutting short-term interest rates, saying that is a critical step but that urgent action is also needed to bring relief to Americans affected by the worsening economy:

Oct 6, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the sweeping Congressional investigation of the financial crisis and the need for the President to work with Congress to pass an economic stimulus and job creation package:

Oct 4, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi today called on President Bush to support an economic stimulus package that will create jobs, grow our economy and bring more stability to Main Street:

Oct 3, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement this morning after the Department of Labor released its employment report for September showing a loss of another 159,000 American jobs, bringing the total number of jobs lost this year to 760,000:

Oct 3, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic leaders, and Chairman Barney Frank of the House Financial Services Committee held a news conference this afternoon following the passage of the bipartisan Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, which passed by a vote of 263 to 171.

Oct 3, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic leaders, and Chairman Barney Frank of the House Financial Services Committee held a news conference this afternoon following the passage of the bipartisan Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, which passed by a vote of 263 to 171.

Oct 3, 2008 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the Mental Health Parity legislation that was approved by the House and signed into law today:

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