Issue Reports

August 21, 2015
As House Republicans attempt to explain to their constituents why they decided to shut down the Export-Import Bank and harm our economic competitiveness, take a look at a roundup of recent articles on how Republicans’ politically motivated shutdown is negatively affecting businesses across the country.
July 30, 2015
Five years ago, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and House Democrats created the Make It In America plan to encourage private sector job creation here in the U.S.
July 21, 2015
House Republicans’ misguided, ideological crusade against the Export-Import Bank is already harming American businesses across the country.
July 14, 2015
Five years ago, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and House Democrats created the Make It In America plan to encourage private sector job creation here in the US. 
July 7, 2015
Last week, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy released his legislative memo for the month of July.
June 16, 2015
The Export-Import Bank recently released their annual report to Congress on global export credit competition, which underscores the important role the Bank plays in helping ensure American businesses are competing on a level playing field in the global marketplace.
June 9, 2015
Republicans in Congress are joining Democrats and business owners across the country in urging their Republican leaders to schedule a vote to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank before its charter expires on June 30. 
June 2, 2015
Even as the June 30 deadline to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank’s charter nears, House Republican leaders refuse to take responsible action to reauthorize the Bank.
May 13, 2015
This National Women’s Health Week, take a look at how the Affordable Care Act is helping women across the country lead healthier lives by providing access to quality, affordable health care:
May 12, 2015
At the end of May, the Highway Trust Fund is set to expire. 
May 1, 2015
Yesterday, Democrats in the House and Senate introduced the Raise the Wage Act to raise the federal minimum wage to $12.00 by 2020. 
April 22, 2015
This week, Republicans are negotiating an unworkable budget agreement that disinvests in our nation's long-term economic growth and makes it harder for working Americans to get ahead. 
April 15, 2015
Today marks the 100th day of the Republican-led 114th Congress. 
April 14, 2015
Last week, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy sent a legislative memo to his Republican colleagues discussing the priorities House Republicans want to address and legislation they are bringing to the Floor in the coming weeks. 
March 25, 2015
As the House of Representatives prepares to vote on House Republicans’ ill-conceived, unreasonable, and unworkable budget today, dozens of organizations have expressed their strong opposition to a budget that imposes the burden of deficit reduction on the most vulnerable, low-income American households and disinvests in our nation’s future, our economy, and our long-term competitiveness. 
March 25, 2015
Today, the House will vote on House Republicans’ fiscally dishonest budget resolution that disinvests in critical investments in health care, education, job training, infrastructure, and other priorities that strengthen our nation and grow the economy. 
March 24, 2015
House Republicans' budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2016 is ill-conceived, unrealistic, and unworkable. 
March 24, 2015
Last week, House Republicans introduced a budget resolution for fiscal year 2016 that is a repeat of the same irresponsible, unworkable, and unrealistic policies they have put forward for the past several years. 
March 23, 2015
Five years ago today, on March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, opening the door to quality, affordable healthcare to millions of Americans.
March 19, 2015
This week, House Republicans unveiled their budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2016. Congress should be making the tough choices needed to grow our economy and expand middle-class opportunities for American families, while promoting fiscal responsibility.
March 17, 2015
As House Republicans unveil their Fiscal Year 2016 budget resolution today, all signs point to another budget filled with empty rhetoric and partisan gimmicks instead of the tough choices needed to address our country’s fiscal challenges. 
March 12, 2015
Open enrollment for 2015 concluded last month, and 11.7 million Americans signed up for a plan during the three-month period. 
March 2, 2015
After Republicans nearly shut down the Department of Homeland Security on Friday, a seven-day continuing resolution is in place to give Congress time to pass legislation funding DHS for the entire fiscal year. 
February 26, 2015
In less than 48 hours, the Department of Homeland Security will run out of funding and shut down, putting our national security at risk at a time when we face threats at home and abroad.