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  • Rep. Watson Coleman Condemns the House Passage of TrumpCare
    Posted in Congressional Caucus on Black Women & Girls on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON - Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) issued the following statement on the House passage of TrumpCare: “The premature victory lap at White House is the latest illustration that this President and his backslappers in Congress care more about politics than the wellbeing of the constituents they swore to protect. While at the White House, House Republicans and the President celebrated the House vote for TrumpCare – an effective slap in the face to millions of men, women an... Read more

  • Congresswoman Kelly Slams AHCA: “It Will Cost Families More While They Get Less”
    Posted in Congressional Caucus on Black Women & Girls on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Washington, DC – Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement following the House vote to strip 24 million Americans of their health insurance: “I’m extremely disappointed that my colleagues worked so hard to strip 24 million Americans – including 1.15 million Illinoisans – of the everyday peace of mind that comes from having health insurance. This bill is an unmitigated disaster and I’m proud to have stood with patients, healthcar... Read more

  • Reps. Watson Coleman, Kelly, Clarke, Announce Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls
    Posted in Congressional Caucus on Black Women & Girls on March 22, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women, Children, and Families

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. (March 22, 2016) ― Today, Congresswomen Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), Robin Kelly (IL-02) and Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09), announced the creation of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, the first caucus devoted to public policy that eliminates the significant barriers and disparities experienced by Black women. Despite more than 430 registered congressional caucuses and Member organizations, no group on Capitol Hill has sought to make Black wome... Read more