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Assembly Caucus Chair Mike Gipson’s Statement on Governor Newsom’s May Revision Budget
May 15, 2020
“Today, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Gov. Newsom released a somber budget proposal that reflects California’s $54 billion deficit as a result of the virus. ... read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Leads Efforts to Secure Coronavirus Relief Funding for Small, Minority & Women Owned Businesses
April 30, 2020
In the interim emergency relief package that was recently signed into law and replenished the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) with $310 billion, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, led the fight to target $60 billion of those funds towards small, minority, and women-owned businesses. The bill, which is known as the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (H.R. 266), also provides $50 billion for Small Business Administration disaster funding, translating into more than $350 billion in small business loans and $10 billion in emergency disaster grants. ... read more »
Stop Evictions and Foreclosures: New Bill Responds to Coronavirus Crisis
March 19, 2020
California lawmakers are pushing for legislation that would provide rental relief and order a temporary suspension of mortgage payments for residents affected by COVID-19, or the Coronavirus disease.  ... read more »
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Enough is Enough, Dems Back Trump Impeachment Inquiry
October 3, 2019
Could the President’s reign be coming to an end? ... read more »
Bass, Pelosi, CBC Return from Historic Trip to Ghana
August 8, 2019
“We absolutely accomplished what we set out to,” said Congresswoman Karen Bass of her recent trip to Ghana with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and thirteen members of the Congressional Black Caucus. ... read more »
Trump to Freshmen Congresswomen: ‘Go Back to Your Country’
July 18, 2019
Earlier this week, one of Twitter’s most provocative and problematic users, the president himself, lashed out in tweets directed towards freshmen Democratic House members Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts — all women of color. Last week, the four congresswomen were involved in a group of Democrats who were condemning the conditions at the border detention facilities in the U.S. A week later, the president attacked. ... read more »
Cedric Richmond Says No to Committee Term Limits as Black Lawmakers are Set to Become Chairs in 2019, Nancy Pelosi Open to Discussion
December 10, 2018
Congressional Black Caucus Chair Cedric Richmond shot down a proposal that could place term limits on House Committee chairs. A number of CBC members are in line to lead powerful committees next year. ... read more »
Rep. Bass Elected New Chairperson of Congressional Black Caucus
December 6, 2018
Bass takes news position, advocates for the Black Press and strengthening ties with Africa ... read more »
Pelosi Announces Push for Staff Diversity for New U.S House
November 29, 2018
With the largest Congressional Black Caucus in history along with a historic number of women entering the U.S. House in 2019, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi(D-CA)has announced plans for a new emphasis on staff diversity in the U.S. House. ... read more »
2018 California Democrats State Convention Programming Announcement
February 20, 2018
2018 California Democrats State Convention Programming Announcement ... read more »
Burke, Bass & Lewis lead #EndChildPoverty rally in South L.A.
April 12, 2017
An all-star roster of politicians was in attendance to support the bill which was authored by Assemblymember Autumn R. Burke, in March of this year. ... read more »
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