“When a new infrastructure project is started in 37th District, it should be our community who gets the first shot at the new jobs associated with completing the project,” said Representative Bass. “It’s a common-sense step for our government to make it easier for companies to generate jobs in the very counties and states where their transportation projects are located.
“I call for the immediate release of President Bah Ndaw, Prime Minister Moctar Ouane, and Defense Minister Souleymane Doucoure, who were recently seized by the Mali’s military forces. There has been tension between the civilian government and the military since last August when former President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta was overthrown.
“My heart goes out to the families of those who lost their lives and those who have been displaced after the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The volcano eruption has damaged the water reservoir and affected water supplies, causing tens of thousands of residents to flee to neighboring Rwanda after the volcano erupted on Saturday evening.
"There is absolutely no place for hate crimes or anti-Semitism in our city.
The bill will help reduce instances of reoffence by providing grants to community-based organizations and other eligible entities to create Community Reentry Centers to support formerly incarcerated people. According to a U.S.
“This bill shall ensure that all levels of the United States diplomatic workforce reflects the diverse composition of the United States,” said Congressmember Bass. “According to the American Academy of Diplomacy, out of 189 ambassadors recently serving overseas, only three were African American career diplomats, and just four were Hispanic.
“I am saddened to hear of the loss of Eli Broad, a giant in our city and a force for good. Eli’s commitment and support of the arts made our city a more beautiful place in a lasting way. His compassion for young people, especially those in foster care, and his work in health care research is where I had the pleasure of working with him closest.
“I look forward to working with Dennis to reset the U.S. alliance with the continent of Africa,” said Rep.
“Studies have proven that punishing children the way we punish adults does not advance public safety,” said Rep.
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