Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), David Cicilline (D-RI-01), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, Ann Wagner (R-MO-02), Vice Ranking Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, and Susan Wild (D-PA-07) released the following statement after the trial of Loujain al-Hathloul and other prominent and longtime women’s rights activis
WASHINGTON—Today, a bipartisan group of members of Congress reintroduced legislation that would focus America’s diplomatic, development, and security efforts on preventing the root causes of violence and instability in countries around the world.
WASHINGTON – Representatives Ann Wagner (MO-02), Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15), Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), and Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09) have introduced the VAWA Protections for Rural Women Act of 2019, that will add the Rural Housing Voucher program to the list of covered housing programs under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Ann Wagner (R-MO-02), the Vice Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, joined Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), David Cicilline (D-RI-01), and Susan Wild (D-PA-07) in introducing a resolution condemning Saudi Arabia’s continued jailing and alleged abuse of women’s rights activists.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 507, the Put Trafficking Victims First Act, legislation she introduced with Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA-37).
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