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Reps. Roybal-Allard, Herrera Beutler Introduce Women’s Heart Health Resolution
October 18, 2019
Today, Congresswomen Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03), the co-founders and co-chairs of the Congressional Maternity Care Caucus, introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing women’s cardiovascular health as a critical health care priority. Given that heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States, this resolution promotes increased awareness and education centered on symptoms of heart disease in women. The resolution also calls for gender-sp... More
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Democratic Appropriations Leaders Urge Greater Discipline, Transparency from Trump Administration Regarding ICE Funds
October 10, 2019
Today, leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees and Subcommittees on Homeland Security wrote to the Trump administration urging “increased discipline and transparency” related to any exception to the automatic apportionment of funds for enforcement and removal operations (ERO) at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). In a letter to Acting Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Russell Vought and Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Director Kevin McAlee... More
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Rep. Roybal-Allard Calls on NIH to Count and Reduce the Number of Animals Used in Experiments
September 13, 2019
In response to growing concerns about the use of animals in laboratory experiments, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) has requested the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to keep and make public a basic inventory of the number of animals it uses in intramural research, and to reduce this number over time. Congresswoman Roybal-Allard is the Vice Chairwoman of the Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee, which oversees and funds the NIH. In her letter to NIH Dire... More
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Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Replies to ICE Reprogramming Request
August 27, 2019
Today, Homeland Security Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) shared her significant concerns about the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to transfer and reprogram funds to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations, for the cost of expanding detention bed capacity beyond the level supported by FY 2019 appropriations, and for the cost of immigration court space related to Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) operations. “I strongly... More
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Chairwomen Roybal-Allard, DeLauro call for answers to reports that CBP will not provide flu shots to detained migrants
August 21, 2019
Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), released the following joint statement in response to reports that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will not provide influenza vaccinations to detained migrants. On August 9, 2019, Chairwomen DeLauro and Roybal-Allard sent a letter to Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAlee... More
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