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Feb 25, 2020 In The News

A new bill in the House of Representatives would make cooperatively owned units, or co-ops, eligible for mortgages backed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Feb 25, 2020 In The News

The House Oversight and Reform Committee on Tuesday demanded that the White House turn over documents regarding the security clearance of John McEntee, a top aide recently rehired to lead the Presidential Personnel

Feb 21, 2020 Newsletter

Dear Friend,

This week, I travelled with my colleagues to Puerto Rico to get updates on the island’s recovery in the wake of multiple natural disasters, including recent earthquakes. Our delegation was led by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and included Congresswomen Nydia Velázquez and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Feb 21, 2020 In The News

With a solidly bipartisan vote of 374-37, the US House of Representatives this month passed a bill to establish a National Women’s History Museum. Here’s hoping the Senate follows suit.

Feb 19, 2020 In The News

Following reports that Customs and Border Protection failed to issue significant discipline for employees who participated in a Facebook group that spread racist and xenophobic messages, House Democrats are demanding more information from the Homeland Security Department.  

Feb 18, 2020 In The News

The House Oversight Committee accused U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials on Tuesday of "stonewalling" an investigation into a secret Facebook group made up of current and former Border Patrol members which contained offensive content about migrants.

Feb 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), along with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), today introduced the Fair Access to Co-Ops for Veterans Act to permanently expand the Veterans Affairs' Home Loan Guaranty Program to include cooperative housing (co-ops).

Feb 17, 2020 In The News

The 2020 Census is nearly upon us, and signs are emerging that the once-in-a-decade survey of the American population could experience some issues if the Census Bureau doesn’t start taking the technological elements of the operation more seriously — and fast.

Feb 17, 2020 In The News

The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform held a hearing this past week with representatives of the U.S. Census Bureau to examine preparedness for the 2020 Census. Data collection for the Census count has already begun in remote parts of Alaska, some initial mailings will go out mid-March, and the full count officially begins across the country on April 1.

Feb 16, 2020 In The News

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer will lead a group of lawmakers to Puerto Rico on Sunday, marking the first leadership-led visit to the island since a series of devastating earthquakes struck starting in late December.