Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) issued the following statement after the Biden-Harris Administration announced that California bridges will receive nearly $850 million in new funding this fiscal year, part of $4.2 billion in federal funding for the Golden State over the next five years from formula funding for bridges under in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act:
"Thanks to the leadership of the Biden-Harris administration, this $27 billion dollar program-the single largest dedicated b… Continue Reading
Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) today released the following statement on House passage of the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act:
"In the first year of the Biden presidency, House Democrats passed the For the People Act, the most significant voting rights and democracy reform in more than half a century; the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which would restore the full power of the original Voting Rights Act of 1965; and now, the Freedom to Vote Act… Continue Reading
Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) today applauded the United States Mint for beginning shipments of the first coins in the American Women Quarters (AWQ) Program, starting with the Maya Angelou quarter.
The Mint implemented the new four-year program as authorized by the Circulating Collectible Coin Redesign Act of 2020, bipartisan legislation introduced by Congresswoman Lee along with Representative Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) and Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Deb Fischer (R-NE), which … Continue Reading