Press Releases

June 10, 2021 Press Release
Included are Local Rail-Crossing- & Pedestrian-Safety Projects, San Jose Transit & Morgan Hill Road Improvements, Regional Transportation Conservation Efforts, & Caltrain Technology Optimizations & Accessibility Expansions
"The Santa Clara County projects included in the INVEST in America Act will make our community safer, more accessible, and more connected."
June 8, 2021 Press Release
"This initial report released today by the Task Force makes it clear that important strides are being made to mitigate the immeasurable harm that resulted from the Trump Administration’s cruel family separation policy."
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June 2, 2021 Press Release
"Underserved communities, including racial and ethnic minority groups, have often experienced higher rates of infection, hospitalization, and death from COVID-19. This funding will importantly help address these disparities and meet the needs of the communities that have been hit the hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic."
June 2, 2021 Press Release
The Equal Access to Green cards for Legal Employment (EAGLE) Act of 2021 Phases Out 7% Per-Country Cap on Employment-Based Immigrant Visas & Raises Per-Country Cap on Family-Sponsored Visas to 15%
"The bipartisan EAGLE Act moves our country toward a system that de-emphasizes birthplace and better serves America."
May 13, 2021 Press Release
Will Protect Vital Government Services, Support Public Health Efforts, & Address Negative Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in CA-19
"Federal funding is coming in to prevent cuts to important services and allow state and local governments to effectively contribute to a strong recovery."
May 12, 2021 Press Release
"It’s good news that this federal investment will help secure the future of three esteemed local institutions and provide struggling students with urgent relief that will allow them to stay on track and complete their education."
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May 11, 2021 Press Release
Will Benefit Renters, Landlords; Help Prevent Evictions; Address Housing Affordability, Homelessness Challenges
"Housing help is on the way thanks to the American Rescue Plan."
May 6, 2021 Press Release
"Our bill is both in the best interest of the United States and the Indo-Pacific region.”
April 27, 2021 Press Release
"One of the things we usually do around Joint Sessions of Congress is highlight something that matters to Americans. The COVID relief bills that Congress passed and have been enacted into law have importantly kept people going throughout this pandemic so that when it’s over we’ll still be standing."
April 21, 2021 Press Release
New Legislation Prevents End-Run of Courts by Government Agencies Buying Americans’ Data; Reflects Supreme Court Rulings that Digital is Different; Sen. Wyden Introduced Senate Companion
"It is necessary to close the data broker loophole that allows the government to buy some of our most sensitive personal data – like location records."

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