Press Releases

September 24, 2021 Press Release
The Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) would safeguard against anti-abortion laws like Mississippi’s 15-week ban, that will be argued in front of the Supreme Court in December

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
House-passed FY22 spending bills make historic investments on behalf of American families

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

July 29, 2021 Press Release
The legislation would require universities to apply for a waiver to claim religious exemption from civil rights law, Department of Education and universities to prominently place exemption on website

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) and Representatives Chris Pappas (NH-1), Sharice Davids (KS-3), and Mondaire Jones (NY-17) introduced the Exposing Discrimination in Higher Education Act, legislation that will require universities that receive federal funds to apply for a waiver from the Department of Education before allowing them to claim rel

July 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-05), House Appropriations Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-02), DWC Co-Chairs Congresswomen Lois Frankel (FL-22), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Vice Chair Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16), Members of the Democratic Women’s Caucus, and care advocates held

July 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) released the following statement on her vote to pass the INVEST in America Act, the House’s surface transportation and water infrastructure reauthorization.

July 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) released the following statement on today’s Supreme Court decision in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee. 

June 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) released the following statement on House passage of the Select Committee to Investigate the Attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6th.

June 23, 2021 Press Release
The legislation reauthorizes critical federal activities that assist states in improving and expanding their newborn screening programs, supporting parent and provider newborn screening education, and ensuring laboratory quality and surveillance

WASHINGTON, D.C.

June 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (D-MA-5), Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-1) and Jamaal Bowman (D-NY-16), and Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) led over 100 of their colleagues in a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA-12), House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA-23), Senate Majority Leader Chuck

June 21, 2021 Press Release

MALDEN, MA – The American Rescue Plan included a historic expansion of the Child Tax Credit to help families recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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