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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) helped pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which she co-sponsored, in the House of Representatives. The bill would finally guarantee workplace protections and reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers.
Washington, D.C. - Today, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus (PSC)--which includes 25 Democrats and 25 Republicans, including U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03)--unveiled its “March to Common Ground” framework to help break the gridlock on the latest COVID-19 relief package and encourage negotiators to get back to the table.
Las Vegas, Nev. – U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) introduced the Communities Serving Schools Act, which would provide grants to state and local education agencies to invest in wrap-around school services that assist with the health, well-being, and stability of students outside of the classroom.
Las Vegas, Nev. - U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) hosted a Facebook Live roundtable on the disproportionate effects of COVID-19 on our minority communities. Representatives from several nursing trade groups and associations, minority health entities, and other related organizations and community stakeholders joined Rep. Lee in the discussion to share their experiences.
Las Vegas, Nev. – U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.03) led a letter co-signed by 35 of her House colleagues urging House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.-12), House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.-23), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.), and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (N.Y.) to include in the next COVID-19 stimulus package a temporary increase to federal funding for state Medicaid programs to ensure health care access for families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Las Vegas, Nev. - U.S. Reps. Susie Lee (Nev.-03), Dina Titus (Nev.-01), Steven Horsford (Nev.-04), and Jason Crow (Colo.-06) held a call with regional reporters today urging the Senate not to slash the emergency unemployment income 30 million American workers, including 352,535 Nevadans, are relying on during the pandemic.
Las Vegas, Nev. - U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (Nev.-03) hosted a telephone town hall with education experts to answer constituents’ questions about the best at-home teaching strategies as CCSD parents begin to prepare for the start of the academic year on Aug. 24.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Reps. Susie Lee (D-Nev.-03) and Jim Banks (R-Ind.-03) introduced bipartisan legislation, the VA Telehealth Expansion Act, which would improve and expand telehealth services for veterans at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).