Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman Live Stream

November 22, 2021

  • The Urgency of Climate Action - Warming is costing us NOW! October 27, 2021

    Rep. Watson Coleman sits down with Rutgers Professor, Dr. Robert Kopp. Director, Institute of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at Rutgers University. They discuss the costs global warming is incurring now as well as the need for urgent action to mitigate the future effects of climate change.

  • Remarks on urgency of climate provisions in Build Back Better October 22, 2021

    On Thursday I spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives on dire urgency of tackling climate change in the Build Back Better Act

  • Congresswoman Watson Coleman on Don Lemon October 6, 2021

    The reconciliation and bipartisan infrastructure bill represent the President's agenda, an agenda with overwhelming support from the American people. That’s child care, paid leave, health care, climate action, housing, pre-k and community college, roads and bridges, and more. This is the Democratic agenda and what we all promised people across America when they delivered us the House, the Senate, and the White House. By ensuring both bills move forward together, we are ensuring that we don’t lea...

  • Floor Speech - Heat Emergency September 23, 2021

    Climate change threatens everyone on this planet and will continue to do so for generations. While some regions will experience scorching droughts and wildfires, others will experience catastrophic hurricanes and flooding. Environmental activist Wendell Berry said, “the world is not given by our fathers but borrowed from our children.” The consequences of our past and present decisions are creating a dismal and desolate future for our children and our children’s children.

  • Eviction Moratorium and Rental Assistance August 5, 2021

    There have been several recent developments on eviction moratoriums and rental assistance. Congresswoman Watson Coleman is joined by Staci Berger, CEO and President of the Housing and Community Development Network of NJ and Janel Winter, Director, Division of Housing and Community Resources, Department of Community Affairs. They described the bills signed yesterday by Governor Murphy as well as share information on resources for New Jersey renters and landlords. www.nj.gov/DCA www.houseinghelp.n...

  • Passport Processing Update July 22, 2021

    The recent increase in interest in traveling abroad has created a backlog of passport processing at the Department of State. Our caseworker Thelma explains what to expect when renewing or applying for a new passport.

  • The State of the IRS: Addressing Tax Returns and Child Tax Credits July 15, 2021

    Congresswoman Watson Coleman discusses the benefits of the Child Tax Credit as well as tax return and economic impact payment delays with local taxpayer advocates. Phone Number for Taxpayer Advocate Service: 877-777-4778 Child Tax Credit Non-Filer sign up tool: https://www.irs.gov/credits-deductions/child-tax-credit-non-filer-sign-up-tool

  • CROWN Act Discovery Series Black Hair at Work - A Civil Rights Issue June 10, 2021

    Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman sits down with Corbin Reid, STARZ-Run the World cast Member Claradith E. Landry, DEI Senior Executive and Advisor for C-Suite leaders Denise Quarles, Head of External Affairs SE Region, Siemens Molly Njeru Ryan, Vice President, Government Affairs and Policy, Global Blood Therapeutics and, Candiace Dillard Bassett, Owner, Prima Hair Collection and Real Housewives of Potomac Cast member to discuss pride, professionalism, and prejudice concerning Black hair textu...

  • CROWN Act Discovery Series: History of Expression and Oppression of Black Hair in America June 1, 2021

    Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman sits down with Dr. Diana N'Diaye and Dr. Joanne Hyppolite to discuss the history of African American hairstyles in the United States, their expression and oppression. Dr. Diana N'Diaye is the Senior Curator and Cultural Heritage Specialist at the Smithsonain Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Dr. Joanne Hyppolite is the Supervisory Museum Curator of the African Diaspora at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

  • H4 EAD update May 26, 2021

    Thelma, our Immigrant Engagement Specialist, with an update on H4 and H4EAD cases.

  • Paving a Greener Path: the Intersection of Infrastructure and Environmental Justice May 26, 2021

    A panel held with Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, Dr. Eric Avila, a professor of History and Urban planning at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is author of several books on the history of urban America in the twentieth century, Dr. Nicky Sheats, the director of the Center for the Urban Environment of the John S. Watson Institute for Urban Policy and Research at Kean University and has defined the primary mission of the Center as providing support for the environmental justice ...

  • The Pursuing Equity In Mental Health Act passes the Housue May 24, 2021

    May 11th and 12th, The Pursuing Equity In Mental Health Act, H.R. 1475, is debated and passes the House.

  • May 19th Floor Speech on the Jan 6th Commission May 24, 2021

    Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman explains why the January 6th Commission is so important.

  • Rep. Watson Coleman asks Secretary Cardona about eliminating disparities in public schools May 7, 2021

    May 5, 2021. Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) and Secretary of Education Cardona discuss educational equity and school desegregation including the Biden administration’s plans to ensure an equitable education for all students regardless of the Zip Code they live in or the color of their skin.