Today, Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statements in response to President Trump's proposed budget for FY 2019.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), and CPC Peace and Security Taskforce Chairwoman Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) released the following statement regarding news that President Trump ordered the Pentagon to organize a military parade in Washington, D.C., which could cost tens of millions in taxpayer dollars.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) released the following statement on the 25th anniversary of the enactment of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). FMLA, signed into law on February 5, 1993, established the right for many workers to take an unpaid leave from work for a serious illness, adoption, or to care for newborns or family members.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), CPC Labor Liaison Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), and CPC Vice Chair Mark Takano (D-CA) reacted to a Bloomberg BNA report–which revealed that senior Department of Labor officials concealed internal economic analysis that showed the agency's recently proposed tip-pooling rule would deprive workers billions of dollars in tips.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), and CPC Peace and Security Taskforce Chairwoman Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) released the following statement condemning a new executive order by President Trump to continue operations of the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay:
Today, Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), along with CPC Healthcare Taskforce Chair Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), released the following statement condemning the confirmation of controversial pharmaceutical executive Alex Azar as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement in support of a resolution to censure President Trump for his January 11, 2018 comments disparaging El Salvador, Haiti, and African countries.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), along with CPC Health Task Force Chair Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), released the following statement today after guidance was issued by the Trump administration to state Medicaid directors encouraging them to implement controversial work requirements for Medicaid.