Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) released the following statement after the Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act, her legislation to combat the rape kit backlog, passed the House of Representatives:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY-08) released the following statements after they introduced the Sex Trafficking Demand Reduction Act, bipartisan legislation to reduce demand for sex trafficking worldwide.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO) this week introduced H.R. 4097, the Afghan Women’s Inclusion in Negotiations Act, or the Afghan WIN Act. Congresswoman Wagner was joined by Members of Congress Bill Keating (D-MA), Lois Frankel (D-FL), and Joe Wilson (R-SC) in introducing this legislation.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Ann Wagner (MO-02) joined her colleagues Congressman Denver Riggleman (VA-05), Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02), and Congressman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) in introducing a bill to ensure continued protections for patients with preexisting conditions.
Washington, DC – Tonight, Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), David Cicilline (D-RI-01), Ann Wagner (R-MO-02), and Susan Wild’s (D-PA-07) bipartisan resolution condemning Saudi Arabia’s continued jailing and alleged abuse of women’s rights activists was passed in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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At 10 a.m. on Aug. 7, the St. Charles County Veterans Museum on East Elm St. in O’Fallon dedicated its Killed in Action [KIA] Wall. “This wall was prepared to honor the St. Charles County Veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice to our county,” Jim Higgins, of the Museum’s executive board, said.
In Guatemala, 44% of women become mothers by the time they turn 20 and half are married by the same age. In order to explore the challenges these women face and how the U.S. government can best support them as we tackle a growing migration crisis from the region, the three of us, all Republican members of Congress, recently traveled to Guatemala.
Internet safety activists and anti-sex trafficking advocates are jubilant over the Senate's passage of the FOSTA SESTA bill, calling it a "David and Goliath victory" against tech companies and traffickers.
Sex trafficking is a form of slavery older than the nation itself. The federal government, however, does not have a great track record in fighting it. In fact, it wasn’t until 2000 that Congress explicitly recognized sex trafficking as a federal crime.
Congresswoman Wagner joined Neil Cavuto on Fox Business to discuss what the President will say to the American people during his final State of the Union address.
I thank the gentleman for yielding and for all the work that he has done to protect life and religious freedom.
Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express my strong disapproval of religious discrimination by the D.C. local government.