WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement regarding the Daines Amendment."As a caucus that has championed the cause of Medicare For All for the past 25 years, the Congressional Progressive Caucus condemns Senator Daines' sham single-payer amendment. The debate on health care occurring in the U.S. Senate is not a game and Senator Daines' attempt to score political points at a moment when millions of Americans are at risk of losing access to live-saving health care, affordable medicine, and financial security is truly shameful.
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement today, responding to the Republican vote on the ‘minibus' bill that includes appropriation bills for Defense, Military Construction-Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement today regarding H.R.3364, The Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, legislation on sanctions against Iran, North Korea, and Russia.
WASHINGTON, D.C.–Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee voted to approve the FY 2018 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill yesterday. The bill includes a $1.6 billion border wall fund, increased funding for additional border patrol agents, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers, and immigration detention beds.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Leadership of the Congressional Quad-Caucus – which is composed of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), sent a letter to the Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement today after the Trump administration implemented guidelines for their Muslim ban last night, which excludes grandparents, grandchildren, cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and brothers-and sisters-in-law and other travelers from six Muslim-majority countries with close familial relationships to U.S. citizens from entering the country.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressional Progressive Caucus Members on the Education and Workforce Committee, including Co-Chair Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), CPC Education Taskforce Chair Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), and Rep. Carol-Shea Porter (D-NH), sent a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos urging her to reconsider the decision to delay two important student protection rules. The letter states that both the Gainful Employer and Borrower Defense to Repayment Rules are critical to ensuring accountability and transparency among for-profit institutions and must be enacted in full, without delay.