Hoyer Statement on the Retirement of Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey

WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the announcement by Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey (CA-06) that she will not seek reelection:

“Rep. Lynn Woolsey will be retiring from Congress after 10 terms, and I want to congratulate her on a career to be proud of. Lynn has faithfully and tirelessly represented the people of California’s 6th District, and she has been one of the House’s leading voices for progressive causes. She has worked hard to support renewable energy, protect Northern California’s environment, and to further legislation to help Americans balance work and family. Drawing on her experiences as a single working mother, Lynn also made important contributions as a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. Lynn will leave a strong record of accomplishment behind her, and I wish her all the best.”

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