Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations that are set to kick off today. Since its implementation in 1994, NAFTA has cost millions of jobs, increased economic inequality, undermined labor rights, degraded the environment, and forced millions of Mexican workers to migrate.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement responding to the violent attacks perpetrated by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, which included the murder of Charlottesville resident Heather Heyer.
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) released the following statement regarding President Trump's decision to ban transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military and reports indicating that the Department of Justice's plans to file a brief rejecting LGBT protections under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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.