Press Releases

December 01, 2022

Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus Co-Chairs Call for End to Health Disparities on 34th Annual World AIDS Day

Representatives Barbara Lee (CA-13) and Jenniffer González-Colón (PR-AL), Co-Chairs of the Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus, recognized World AIDS Day by introducing a resolution supporting its goals on the 34th annual World AIDS Day. The theme of the 34th annual World AIDS Day is "Tackling Inequalities Which Perpetuate the AIDS Pandemic," which recognizes the urgent need to address health inequities and the need to lift up experiences, solutions, and innovations from the HIV commu…  Continue Reading

November 29, 2022

Congresswoman Lee Statement on Passing of Congressman Donald McEachin

Congresswoman Barbara Lee issued the below statement on the passing of Congressman Donald McEachin. "I am devastated at the loss of my colleague and friend, Congressman Don McEachin. From his decades of service in the Virginia legislature to starting the first environmental justice taskforce in Congress, Don was a consummate public servant and champion for the marginalized. "Don was truly an 'honorable.' He was kind, smart, truthful, a warrior for justice and a great human being. His spirit s…  Continue Reading

November 17, 2022

Congresswoman Lee Issues Statement on Speaker Pelosi’s Retirement from House Leadership

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), longtime friend and colleague of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, released the following statement on Speaker Pelosi's retirement from House Leadership: "As the first woman Speaker to lead Congress, Speaker Pelosi's career was one of transformational leadership. From passing the Affordable Care Act and presiding over some of the most consequential legislation in modern history to leading the charge to protect our democracy after January 6th, Nancy Pelosi is truly the g…  Continue Reading

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