WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), and CPC First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) made the following statement today after President-elect Trump announced Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, and Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) as top-level officials in his administration.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Chairwoman Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), CPC Vice Chair Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA), and CPC Vice Chair Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) made the following statements today after a Trump surrogate, Carl Higbie, suggested Japanese-American internment camps could serve as a precedent for the creation of a Muslim registry.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) made the following statement today after a Texas judge temporarily blocked a final Department of Labor rule implementing President Obama's 2014 Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order, which was scheduled to take effect Tuesday. The executive order requires federal contractors to disclose labor law violations and gives agencies guidance on how to consider labor violations when awarding federal contracts.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Progressive Caucus led by Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) sent a letter to Director Richard Cordray at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today, along with 44 co-signers, urging the bureau to continue to act to curb aggressive sales quotes, low-base wages, and other related practices.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after federal contractors filed a lawsuit on October 7th to block implementation of President Obama's Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. The Executive Order, which goes into effect on October 25th, will protect workers on federal contracts from wage theft and other labor law violations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Progressive Caucus released the following statement today after they sent a letter led by First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) with 31 other co-signers to President Obama urging him to take executive action concerning the rising cost of prescription drugs.