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June 22, 2021 Press Release
“The next funding package presents an opportunity to provide needed support for child care providers, create and support over 2.3 million jobs for women, especially women of color, and invest in the next generation.”
As the pandemic has made clear, child care is essential infrastructure that makes all other work in our country possible.
June 10, 2021 Press Release
Students need to be safe and feel safe at school so they can learn and grow without fear.
June 9, 2021 Press Release
Tackling plastic pollution is an opportunity for America to lead and to protect public health and crucial ecosystems
Plastic pollution has exploded into a global crisis that threatens our public health, economic security, and the future of our planet. We need bold action to tackle this crisis and we have a unique moment to work with our colleagues around the world to break free from plastic pollution.
June 9, 2021 Press Release
As we kick-off the inaugural year of the UN Decade of Ocean Science, we must rapidly scale up ocean observation and exploration efforts to better understand how to protect our ocean for future generations
May 28, 2021 Press Release
We should be using federal dollars to meet the needs of working families, not for a needless tax break.
May 24, 2021 Press Release
I’ve spoken with college students who have left school because of homelessness and hunger, and who have struggled to put food on the table for themselves and their siblings while attending class full time,.
May 18, 2021 Press Release
Without intervention, ocean acidification is projected to become more intense and increasingly common, especially on the Pacific Coast. We must support vulnerable communities, industries, and resource managers by strengthening research on how they can best adapt to and mitigate ocean and coastal acidification.
May 18, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Oversaw Debate of Ocean Climate Action Bills
The climate crisis is causing unprecedented changes to our ocean and estuaries, with long-lasting effects on our fisheries and coastal communities. By passing the bipartisan COAST Research Act, we are taking an important step forward.
May 18, 2021 Press Release
The recent spike in violence, bias, and hate crimes against members of our Asian American and Pacific Islander communities is heartbreaking and infuriating.
May 14, 2021 Press Release
The United States can and should exercise global leadership to protect human rights around the world and to defend the right of international advocates to speak out without fear of violence or political reprisal.