WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus' (CPC) Health Care Task Force, led 35 of her progressive colleagues on a letter to President Donald Trump proposing an opportunity to work together to reduce the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs. The letter lays out specific proposals for how the Administration and the 36 members of the CPC could work together during the upcoming reauthorization of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) User Fee Agreements (UFAs). To read the full letter, click here.
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), CPC Peace and Security Taskforce Chair Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) made the following statement as news surfaced that the Trump administration is investigating criminal histories of Haitians with Temporary Protected Status (TPS):
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, May 2nd, the Congressional Progressive Caucus released their annual alternative budget, The People's Budget: A Roadmap for the Resistance, for Fiscal Year 2018. The People's Budget outlines a progressive vision for America that puts economic and political power in the hands of working families – not billionaires and profitable corporations. The CPC's budget invests in our nation's crumbling infrastructure in a sustainable way, all while creating millions of new jobs. The People's Budget prioritizes funding for education, health care, jobs, clean air, and water.
WASHINGTON, D.C.–Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), and First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statements after the American Health Care Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives today by a vote of 217-213.
WASHINGTON, D.C.– The Congressional Progressive Caucus, led by Co-Chairs Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), and First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) along with other Members of the CPC, released the annual People's Budget today. The Congressional Progressive Caucus' People's Budget: A Roadmap for the Resistance reinvests in American families, prioritizing funding for education, health care, jobs, clean air, and water. The People's Budget puts political and economic power back in the hands of the people.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Progressive Caucus Co- Chairs Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), and First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) sent a letter today to President Donald Trump urging him to sign an executive order that gives preference to government contractors that are model employers. This includes employers who pay livable wages, provide good benefits, and allow workers collective bargaining power.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), and First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), along with 28 CPC Members sent a letter to House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen and Ranking Member Nita Lowey asking for a hearing on a Republican proposal that outlined $18 billion in cuts for the remainder of fiscal year 2017. Read the full text of the letter below.