Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Chris Pappas joined a bicameral group of lawmakers to introduce the Veterans Exposed to Toxic (VET) PFAS Act, a bill that would guarantee health and disability benefits to veterans and their families exposed to PFAS contaminants.
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Chris Pappas voted to pass a long-term, bipartisan reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which he proudly co-sponsored. VAWA provides law enforcement officials and organizations the resources they need to help prevent domestic abuse and seek justice for survivors.
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Chris Pappas stood up for New Hampshire families by voting to pass House Resolution 271, which he co-sponsored, condemning the Trump Administration’s efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.
Washington, D.C. - Today Congressman Chris Pappas co-sponsored H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, House Democrats’ new legislation that would require the Trump Administration to remain in the Paris Climate Accord and to develop a public plan for how the United States will meet its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Dover, N.H. - This evening Special Counsel Robert Mueller delivered his report to Attorney General William Barr. Congressman Chris Pappas issued the following reaction:
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Chris Pappas, Co-Chair of the LGBTQ Equality Caucus and the first LGBTQ member of Congress from New Hampshire, took to the House floor to speak on the introduction of the bipartisan Equality Act.
Washington. D.C. - Today Congressman Chris Pappas joined a bipartisan majority in the House to pass a resolution that would express the sense of Congress that the Mueller report should be made available to the public and Congress upon its conclusion.
Washington, D.C. – Today the Trump Administration released its budget request for Fiscal Year 2020. The proposal totals a record-high $4.75 trillion in spending while cutting key programs and services that are essential for millions of Americans. One bright spot in the budget is the sustained funding for state and local assistance to combat the opioid crisis.