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Today Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), who serves on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement on President Joe Biden outlining his American Jobs Plan.
Rep. Chris Pappas (D-N.H.), Chair of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Rep. Tracey Mann (R-Kans.), the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, released the following statements on the introduction of H.R.
Today the House Passed HR 6, The American Dream and Promise Act, which Congressman Pappas co-sponsored. This legislation will provide protections for up to 3.4 million immigrants, many of whom have spent much of their lives in the United States yet currently face significant obstacles to gaining citizenship.
Today, Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) voted to award Congressional Gold Medals to the United States Capitol Police and DC Metropolitan Police who defended the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest level of distinction that the House of Representatives can award.
Today, Congressman Chris Pappas voted in favor of House Joint Resolution 17, which expedites the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution.
Today the House passed H.R. 1779, the bipartisan PPP Extension Act of 2021, which Congressman Chris Pappas co-sponsored.
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which has helped 34,000 Granite State businesses stay afloat, is set to expire at the end of the month despite the ongoing financial strain faced by so many small businesses. This legislation extends the deadline for application to this critical relief program until May 31, 2021
Today, Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) released the following statement after President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law.
Today Congressman Chris Pappas voted to pass the bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021. This common-sense legislation closes loopholes within the existing background check system that exempts individuals purchasing a gun from an unlicensed gun seller from the background check process.
Last night the House passed the Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans’ and Caregivers’ COVID-19 Immunizations Now Expanded Act of 2021 or VA VACCINE Act. The bipartisan VA VACCINE Act takes critical steps in allowing VA to fully protect our veterans by granting VA the ability to vaccinate veterans and essential caregivers who are not currently eligible for or enrolled in the VA health care system.
U.S. Representatives Chris Pappas (NH-01) and Jackie Walorski (IN-02) introduced the bipartisan Universal Giving Pandemic Response and Recovery Act, which would expand and extend universal charitable deductions for individuals not itemizing deductions in years 2021 and 2022.