The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021 is a bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement, empower our communities, and build trust between law enforcement and our communities by addressing systemic racism and bias to help save lives. Last Congress, the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act passed by a bipartisan vote of 236 to 181.
“Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield is a lifelong diplomat who is dedicated to bettering this country and the relationships this country has with others throughout the world. We traveled to the continent together many times and I’ve always admired her leadership. I am so proud of her confirmation today and eagerly look forward to working with her in this new role.
The lawmakers urged the Biden Administration to use every diplomatic and economic tool available to hold Azerbaijan and Turkey accountable for their aggressions, provide economic assistance to support Armenia’s democracy, and assist them in caring for families displaced from Artsakh.
The legislation would provide millions of hardworking, undocumented immigrants with a pathway to earned citizenship, including Dreamers, Temporary Protective Status (TPS) recipients, and essential workers who have made enormous sacrifices during the pandemic; prioritize family reunification and keeping families together; and bolster the country’s long-term economic growth.
During the 116th Congress, the Represent America Abroad Act received bipartisan support and was co-sponsored by 117 Members of Congress. The bill was passed by the House Foreign Affairs Committee in a unanimous voice vote last year.
The Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 will build on existing maternal health legislation, like policies to extend postpartum Medicaid coverage, with 12 bills to comprehensively address every dimension of America’s maternal health crisis.
“I am excited that the Biden-Harris Administration is leading the way on resetting our relationship and partnership with Africa, and I am especially excited that he intends to strengthen our support of the African Union.
In a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen, the lawmakers expressed concern over the Trump Administration’s decision to lift sanctions and issue a license to Mr.
"I stand with the people of the Central African Republic (CAR) and urge the international community to play a more decisive role in preventing atrocities, invest in peace efforts, provide much needed humanitarian assistance, and support the country’s democratic transition. Because they exercised their right to be heard, the people of CAR are suffering from a new wave of violence.
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