Press Releases From: 2013

Jun 26, 2013 Press Release
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Health and Human Services Secretary Katheleen Sebelius, House Democratic Members, and Americans impacted by the reforms and patient protections in the Affordable Care Act held a press conference celebrating the health independence of America’s families as a result of the groundbreaking legislation. Below are the Leader’s opening and closing remarks.
Jun 26, 2013 Press Release
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional, and issued a procedural ruling in the Proposition 8 case that allows a lower court decision striking down Proposition 8 to take effect, allowing same-sex marriages to resume in the state of California.
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Jun 25, 2013 Press Release
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after President Obama unveiled his “Climate Action Plan” to combat climate change, reduce harmful emissions, and move America forward to a clean energy future
Jun 25, 2013 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement to mark the 75th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the country’s first minimum wage law that went into effect on June 25th, 1938:

Jun 25, 2013 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the Supreme Court issued its decision in Shelby County v. Holder that invalidates Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act:

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Jun 24, 2013 Press Release
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the Supreme Court issued its decision returning the Fisher v. University of Texas-Austin case to the lower courts.
Jun 20, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks at the Esperanza National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast. Below are the Leader’s remarks:

“Good morning everyone.

Audience. Good morning.

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Jun 20, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Congressman George Miller (D-CA), Congressman Ruben Hinojosa (D-NM), Congressman John Tierney (D-MA), Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT), and college students to call on House Republicans to act to prevent student loan rates from doubling on July 1st. Below are her remarks:

Jun 20, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi held her weekly press conference today in the Capitol Visitor Center. Below is a transcript of the press conference:

Jun 19, 2013 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi took to the House floor today urging support for the McGovern Amendment to prevent severe cuts to nutritional assistance for America’s low-income families. Below are the Leader’s remarks:

Jun 19, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks at the ceremony dedicating a statue of Frederick Douglass in the Capitol Visitor’s Center. This is the first statute to represent the District of Columbia in the Capitol. Below are the Leader’s remarks:

Jun 18, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi took to the House floor today calling on House Republicans to end their assault on women’s health and act to create jobs. Below are her remarks:

Jun 18, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after Vice President Biden announced the release of a new report highlighting significant progress on 21 of 23 executive actions outlined by the President to combat and reduce gun violence:

Jun 13, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi held her weekly press conference today in the Capitol Visitor Center. Below is a transcript of the press conference:

Jun 13, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy joined the family and friends of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and delivered remarks at a press conference today marking the 6-month anniversary of the tragedy. Below are her remarks:

Jun 13, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi took to the House floor today to commemorate the six-month anniversary of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT, and to call upon Congress to find the courage to act on behalf of those lost and their families. Below are her remarks:

Jun 10, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today commemorating the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s signing of the Equal Pay Act:

Jun 7, 2013 Press Release

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San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that the economy gained 175,000 jobs and the unemployment rate rose to 7.6 percent in May. With private businesses adding 178,000 jobs, this marks the 39th consecutive month of private sector growth:

Jun 7, 2013 Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today to congratulate Congressman John Dingell on officially becoming the longest-serving Member of Congress in the history of the United States:

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