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  • CBC Issues Statement Regarding The Death Of Haitian President Moïse
    Posted in Press Releases on August 8, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 8, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.Washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 CBC Issues Statement Regarding The Death Of Haitian President Moïse WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairwoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), issued the following statement in response to the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse: “On behalf of the CBC, I extend my condolences to the family of Haitian President Jovenel Mo... Read more

  • CBC Endorses the Vanessa Guillén Military Justice Improvement and Increasing Prevention Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 8, 2021 Media Contact(s): (CBC Chair Rep. Joyce Beatty) Airen Washington airen.washington@mail.house.gov (Rep. Anthony G. Brown) Christian Unkenholz Press christian.unkenholz@mail.house.gov (CBC Vice-Chair Rep. Horsford) Geneva Kropper Geneva.Kropper@mail.house.gov (Senator Cory Booker) Ali Hameed Ali_Hameed@booker.senate.gov (Rep. Strickland) Katrina Martell Katrina.Martell@mail.house.gov (Rep. Veasey) Emily Druckman emily.druckman@mail.house.gov CBC En... Read more

  • CBC Hosts Briefing with NIH on Health Disparities in the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on July 3, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 2, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.Washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 CBC Hosts Briefing with NIH on Health Disparities in the COVID-19 Pandemic CBC Members participated in an informative discussion with Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other NIH directors on health disparities impacting communities of color. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Ca... Read more

  • CBC Strongly Denounces Attack on Voting Rights Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 2, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.Washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 CBC Strongly Denounces Attack on Voting Rights Act WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Chair of the 57 Member Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), issued the below statement following the release of the U.S. Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee decision in which the majority of justices upheld... Read more

  • CBC Statement on the Sentencing of Derek Chauvin on the Murder of George Floyd
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release June 26, 2021 Media Contact(s): (CBC Chair Rep. Beatty) Airen Washington Airen.washington@mail.house.gov (CBC Vice-Chair Rep. Horsford) Geneva Kropper Geneva.Kropper@mail.house.gov (CBC 2nd Vice-Chair Rep. Lawrence) Cody Sibulo Cody.Sibulo@mail.house.gov CBC Statement on the Sentencing of Derek Chauvin on the Murder of George Floyd WASHINGTON – Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd, was sentenced to 22.5 years... Read more

  • CBC Statement on the Announcement of a Select Committee to investigate the January 6th Capitol Insurrection
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release June 24, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 CBC Statement on the Announcement of a Select Committee to investigate the January 6th Capitol Insurrection WASHINGTON – The Congressional Black Caucus applauds Speaker Pelosi’s announced plans to create a Select Committee to investigate the January 6th Capitol Insurrection. Our Members, many of whom were in the House Chamber and others who w... Read more

  • Congressional Tri-Caucus Leaders Call for Biden Administration to Address Medicaid Coverage Gap with American Families Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on June 17, 2021 | Preview rr

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 17, 2021 Contact: (Rep. Robin Kelly) Rachel Kingery, Rachel.Kingery@mail.house.gov (CBC Chair, Rep. Joyce Beatty), Airen Washington, Airen.Washington@mail.house.gov (Rep. Yvette Clarke) Remmington Belford, Remmington.Belford@mail.house.gov (CAPAC Chair, Rep. Judy Chu) Ben Suarato, Ben.Suarato@mail.house.gov (CHC Chair, Rep. Raul Ruiz) Clarissa Robles, Clarissa.Robles@mail.house.gov Congressional Tri-Caucus Leaders Call for Biden Administration to Address Medicaid Cove... Read more

  • CBC Statement in support of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar
    Posted in Press Releases on June 16, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release June 16, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 CBC Statement in support of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Congressional Black Caucus statement in support of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar representing Minnesota’s Fifth Congressional District WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), issued the following statement on Congresswoman Ilhan Omar. “C... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus Hosts Briefing with David Beasley, Executive Director of The UN World Food Programme
    Posted in Press Releases on May 27, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 27, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 Congressional Black Caucus Hosts Briefing with David Beasley, Executive Director of The UN World Food Programme CBC Members discuss with the Executive Director of the UN WFP on the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on some African countries. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Steven Horsford, 1st Vice-Chair of the 57 Member Congressional Black Caucus... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus on the One Year Commemoration of the Murder of George Floyd
    Posted in Press Releases on May 25, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 25, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 Congressional Black Caucus on the One Year Commemoration of the Murder of George Floyd CBC Members offer words of reflection and action after the one year commemoration of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Convicted Law Enforcement Officer Derek Chauvin WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Tuesday, May 25, 2021, marks one year since the horrific ... Read more

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