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  • Congressional Black Caucus Issues Statement on Mass Shooting in Indianapolis
    Posted in Press Releases on April 16, 2021 | Preview rr

    For Immediate Release April 16, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 Congressional Black Caucus Issues Statement on Mass Shooting in Indianapolis WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty issued a statement today on the mass shooting that took place in Indianapolis last night: The Congressional Black Caucus is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life in Indianapolis in our CBC Member Congressm... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus Mourns the Passing of Congressman Alcee Hastings
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release April 6, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 Congressional Black Caucus Mourns the Passing of Congressman Alcee Hastings WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Congressional Black Caucus is heartbroken and mourns the loss of our colleague and brother Congressman Alcee Hastings of Florida, a fearless fighter for his District and the people he loved and served as a lawyer, federal judge, and senior Member... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus Issues Statement on Death of U.S. Capitol Police Officer William F. Evans
    Posted in Press Releases on April 3, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release April 3, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov WASHINGTON, DC – Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) issued the following statement on the tragic death of U.S. Capitol Police Officer William F. “Billy” Evans in the line of duty: “The Congressional Black Caucus joins the entire Congressional community in mourning the tragic loss of United States Capitol Police Officer William F. “Bill... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus Weighs In on Biden Judicial Nominations
    Posted in Press Releases on April 1, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release April 1, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov Congressional Black Caucus Weighs In on Biden Judicial Nominations WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Biden recently announced a slate of ten nominees to serve as Federal Circuit and District Court judges and one nominee to serve as a Superior Court Judge for the District of Columbia. If confirmed by the Senate, the selected White House nominees will represent an u... Read more

  • CBC Applauds Historic Confirmation of CBC Member
    Posted in Press Releases on March 10, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release March 10, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov CBC Applauds Historic Confirmation of CBC Member Marcia Fudge to Lead HUD WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairwoman Joyce Beatty and the Members of the Congressional Black Caucus today issued the following statement on the confirmation of U.S. Congresswoman Marcia Fudge as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Develop... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus Support Critical In Passing H.R. 1, For the People Act of 2021
    Posted in Press Releases on March 3, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release March 3, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov Congressional Black Caucus Support Critical In Passing H.R. 1, For the People Act of 2021 CBC support and amendments ensure passage of historic legislation WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) stands behind Our Power, Our Message, in support of H.R. 1, the For the People Act of 2021. CBC Chairwoman Joyce Beatty offered the following quote r... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus Expresses Strong Support for Shalanda Young as Director of the Office of Management and Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on March 3, 2021 | Preview rr

    March 3, 2021 Congressional Black Caucus Expresses Strong Support for Shalanda Young as Director of the Office of Management and Budget Washington, D.C. – Congressional Black Caucus today expressed its wholehearted support for Shalanda Young as Director of the Office of Management and Budget. If confirmed, Young would be the first African-American woman to lead the OMB, one of the most important federal government agencies. “The Congressional Black Caucus takes tremendous pride in recommending ... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus Issues Statement on the Passing of Vernon Jordan
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release March 2, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 Congressional Black Caucus Issues Statement on the Passing of Vernon Jordan WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) issued the following statement on the passing of influential civil rights leader, lawyer, and government official, Vernon Jordan. A pioneer in American politics, Jordan’s tremendous work and impact include servin... Read more

  • Intergenerational Group of CBC Members meet with Vice President Kamala Harris
    Posted in Press Releases on February 25, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: We Have A Lot To Lose, Economic Development & Wealth Creation, Poverty Reduction & Safety Net Programs

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release February 25, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov Intergenerational Group of CBC Members meet with Vice President Kamala Harris CBC members and Vice President Harris meet to discuss living Black history and the American Rescue Plan. WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), which includes a historic 58 Members during the 117th Congress, visited the White House to meet with Vice President Ha... Read more

  • CBC and Chair Beatty Convenes Special Hearing Highlighting 100 Day Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on February 24, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release February 24, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 CBC and Chair Beatty Convenes Special Hearing Highlighting 100 Day Plan Hearing coincides with CBC celebration and recognition of ‘living black history.' WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), which includes a historic 58 members during the 117th Congress led by its Chair Joyce Beatty (OH-03), held a hearing today, “Livin... Read more

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