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January 13, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In case you missed it, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) wrote an op-ed for WBUR, Boston's NPR News Station, about her decision to stop coloring her hair and the double standards women face. 

 

January 11, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) called on the Sergeant at Arms to further protect the Capitol community by requiring Members who break House rules by refusing to wear masks to attend the House Floor and vote from the isolation boxes in the House Gallery. 

January 6, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, a year after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) wrote an op-ed for Newsweek about the horrors of January 6, 2021 and the path to move forward: abolishing the filibuster and securing voting rights for every American.  

December 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (D-MA-5) and Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) led a bicameral letter urging the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to address the ongoing energy crisis and its impact on families served by the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The letter is co-led by Congresswomen Gwen S. Moore (D-WI-4) and Sylvia R.

December 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Today, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) joined the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) in a joint response to Senator Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) comments that he would not vote for the Build Back Better Act. The letter is also led by DWC Co-Chairs Congresswomen Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Lois Frankel (FL-21), Vice Chairs Congresswo

October 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-05) celebrated the House passage of the PUMP (Providing Urgent Maternal Protections) for Nursing Mothers Act. This bill, introduced by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), will ensure that millions of mothers in the workplace have the access and protections they need to breastfeed should they choose to do so.

September 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) voted to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA), federal legislation to guarantee equal access to abortion care, nationwide.

July 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) celebrated the passage of nine Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations bills.

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In The News

January 6, 2022 In The News

In 1787, upon exiting the Constitutional Convention, Benjamin Franklin was approached by a group of people who asked him what kind of government the delegates had created. His answer: "A republic, if you can keep it."

On January 6, 2021, we almost lost it.

December 20, 2021 In The News

U.S. Reps. Ayanna Pressley and Katherine Clark say they’re not backing down after West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin blew up the $2 trillion Build Back Better Act over the weekend.

December 20, 2021 In The News

CAMBRIDGE, MA – Today, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-05) and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) toured the Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee (CEOC) to highlight the federal funding that has helped to reduce food insecurity, including the historic monthly Child Tax Credit payments.

December 19, 2021 In The News

MALDEN, MA – Today, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark released the following statement on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' announcement that it would be expanding and extending the Commo

December 15, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) voted to pass the Combating International Islamophobia Act, legislation to address the rise in incidents of Islamophobia worldwide.

December 10, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (D-MA-5) and Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) introduced the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Act, bicameral legislation to help fill the critical unmet need for school-based mental health service providers in public schools across the United States.

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