WASHINGTON—Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) introduced the Retirement Investments for a Sustainable Economy (RISE) Act of 2020, which gives federal employees the ability to divest from the fossil fuel industry to fight climate change—and reduce the financial liability of fossil fuel asset losses—by offering a Climate Choice investment
WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) led Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI) and Reps. Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Andy Levin (MI-09) in sending a letter to U.S.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, United States Representatives Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-MO) introduced the Restructuring Environmentally Sound Pensions in Order to Negate Disaster Act of 2020 (RESPOND Act) to protect federal pensions from the economic impact of climate change by establishing a Federal Ad
WASHINGTON—Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and Congressmen Stephen Lynch (MA-08) led a letter, which was cosigned by Reps. Jesús G.
WASHINGTON—Today, Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) introduced the historic Public Banking Act, which allows for the creation of state and locally administered public banks by establishing the Public Bank Grant program administered by the Secretary of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve Board which would
DETROIT—This week, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (M1-13) sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell asking for clarity as to why the nation’s central banking system is financially propping up corporate polluters like Marathon Petroleum while still failing to sufficiently help cities and municipalities grappling with the loss in tax revenue and exorbitan
WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) introduced the Justice for All (JFA) Act of 2020, historic legislation that pushes back against decades of conservative court rulings to restore the original intent of our civil rig
WASHINGTON—Today, Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), and Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) sent a letter to United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, the Organization of American States’ Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the Unite
WASHINGTON—Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41) announced they will introduce the Preventing Auto Insurance Discrimination (PAID) Study Act, which requires the U.S.
WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Rep. Harley Rouda, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment, and Rep.
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