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May 06, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Chair Barbara Lee (CA-13) and House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) announced the selection of Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) as Vice Chair on Children, Families, and Communities for the Task Force on Poverty and Opportunity for the 117th Congress.  

May 06, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01), a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, testified before the committee as a single mom, nurse, activist, and Congresswoman to share her story and to demonstrate her commitment to protecting Black mothers, Black birthing people, Black babies, and to save Black lives. 

May 04, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – In a House Economic and Consumer Policy Subcommittee hearingtoday, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01), a former transplant nurse, questioned Steve Miller, Chief Executive Officer of the Association for Organ Procurement Organizations, Matt Wadsworth, President and Chief Executive Officer of Life Connection of Ohio, and Dr.

Apr 29, 2021

ST. LOUIS, MO — Today, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) released the following statement in support of City of St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones’ proposed budget amendments, which reallocate $4 million from the police budget into the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, victim support services, the Department of Health and Human Services, and legal support to the Civil Rights Enforcement Agency.

Apr 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01), along with Congressman Jason Crow (CO-06), Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Congressman Sean Casten (IL-06) and nearly 100 House Democrats sent a letter urging Senate Democrats to end the filibuster so that Congress can deliver on the promises made to the voters who gave Democrats control of the U.S. House, Senate, and Presidency.

Apr 20, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) released the following statement upon the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd:

Apr 19, 2021

WASHINGTON, DCToday, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) announced the introduction of the Green New Deal for Cities Act of 2021, legislation that would federally fund city, state, local, tribal, and territorial governments to respond to the climate crisis, creating hundreds of thousands of jobs in the process. 

Apr 15, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) voted in favor ofH.R.

Apr 13, 2021

ST. LOUIS, MO – Today, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) marks 100 days serving the people of Missouri’s First District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Since taking office, Congresswoman Cori has been a fierce advocate for the needs of St. Louis — securing hundreds of millions of dollars in COVID-19 relief for the 1st district, and advancing key legislation to address the pandemic and economic recovery environmental justice, racial justice, and voting rights. All while taking on white supremacy in all of its forms.

Apr 08, 2021

ST. LOUIS, MO – Today, Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) released a statement on the Small Business Administration’s Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program, which will provide more help to local businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program includes a total of more than $16 billion in grants for shuttered venues.