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  • Enough is enough.
    Posted in eNewsletters on June 8, 2022 | Preview rr

    Dear friend, Nothing will change if Congress doesn’t act on gun violence. Today, I demanded action for our children, our families, and our communities on the House floor. After Uvalde, after Buffalo, and after the over 240 mass shootings this year, we need to get commonsense gun reform legislation to President Biden’s desk now.   … Read more

  • Congress Must Protect Our Children and Communities from Further Gun Violence
    Posted in eNewsletters on May 28, 2022 | Preview rr

    Dear friend, Our nation has witnessed two tragedies over the past two weeks: The horrific shooting that killed 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas and the racist shooting in Buffalo, New York that took 10 lives. There have also been many other instances of gun violence in this short period. 2022 alone has seen at least 212 mass shootings. This is not a wake-up call. It must be… Read more

  • Making Sure You Get Your Federal Benefits
    Posted in eNewsletters on May 21, 2022 | Preview rr

    Dear friend, Helping you navigate federal agencies is one of the most important responsibilities that I have as your Congresswoman. This week, at a Ways and Means Committee hearing with representatives from the Social Security Administration, I shared the stories of two members of our community who faced difficulties working with this agency to get their benefits. Martin reached out… Read more

  • Biden Administration Making High-Speed Broadband Free for Millions of Families
    Posted in eNewsletters on May 15, 2022 | Preview rr

    Dear friend, Broadband should be affordable, accessible, and reliable, but for far too many families this is not the case. This week, President Biden made a major announcement that will allow millions of families to get free access to high-speed internet in their homes. The Biden administration secured commitments from national and regional internet service providers to lower the cost… Read more

  • WATCH: The Supreme Court’s Dangerous Assault on Women’s Reproductive Rights
    Posted in eNewsletters on May 11, 2022 | Preview rr

    Dear friend Last week, the nation got a shocking and dark glimpse into a scenario that many of us have feared for months. The draft Supreme Court opinion would overrule nearly 50 years of legal precedent by overturning Roe v. Wade. Abortions are currently still legal but Congress needs to quickly enshrine abortion access into law. Today, I spoke on the floor to underscore the urgency… Read more

  • A Week of Celebrating New Projects for Our Community
    Posted in eNewsletters on April 23, 2022 | Preview rr

    Dear friend, It’s been a busy week celebrating historic wins in the 1st District! On Tuesday, I joined local, state, and federal leaders at the groundbreaking ceremony for Community Transit’s Swift Orange Line to discuss the impact that this new bus rapid transit (BRT) line will have on our region. Snohomish County’s population is rapidly growing, and this new line will help reduce… Read more

  • Helpful Resources Ahead of April 18 Tax Deadline
    Posted in eNewsletters on March 26, 2022 | Preview rr

    Dear friend, As we near the April 18 deadline to file your federal taxes, I wanted to provide you with some helpful tips and resources. Taxes might be more complicated than usual this year because of some of the relief programs Congress put in place through the American Rescue Plan last year. I am here to let you know that there is help available! This week, I hosted a virtual event… Read more

  • How the U.S. is Standing with Ukraine
    Posted in eNewsletters on March 19, 2022 | Preview rr

    Dear friend, This week, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed Congress virtually as the tragic Russian war in Ukraine enters its fourth week. The images and reporting coming from this conflict are heartbreaking, and I am in awe of the strength and courage of the president and the Ukrainian people in the face of this senseless violence.  … Read more

  • The American Rescue Plan Turned the Tide of the Pandemic
    Posted in eNewsletters on March 13, 2022 | Preview rr

    Dear friend, This week marked the one-year anniversary of President Biden signing the historic American Rescue Plan into law. The plan was centered on getting shots in arms, money in pockets, kids back in schools, and workers back in jobs. Since then, we have taken meaningful steps forward from making COVID-19 PPE, tests, and vaccines widely available to creating 7.4 million jobs since… Read more

  • President Biden’s State of the Union and Your Top Priorities
    Posted in eNewsletters on March 5, 2022 | Preview rr

    Dear friend, At this week’s State of the Union, we celebrated great strides made by President Biden and Congressional Democrats during his historic first year in office. From passing the American Rescue Plan and bipartisan infrastructure law to strengthening our economic recovery with record job creation, we have accomplished a lot.  … Read more