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What's On Our Mind 7-2-2021

Unlike last year, this Independence Day we will be with friends and families at barbeques, parades, and fireworks.

But for me, this occasion feels surreal. On Thursday, the House voted to form a committee to investigate the January 6th Capitol attack, an event that still leaves deep scars on our nation’s soul. I won’t forget that day, the day my country let me down.

This July 4th we celebrate our freedom, yet much of our freedom feels fragile and desperately needs protecting. That is exactly what I have been working for at JAC for the past four years.

What's on Our Mind 6-11-2021

What's On Our Mind

This week, the Senate failed to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, striking an economic blow to women who already are feeling strained under COVID.  The pandemic stalled gains made toward closing the pay gap because layoffs and a lack of child care forced many women out of the workforce.

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