CBC Chair Marcia Fudge’s Statement on the Nomination of Mayor Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation
Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia L. Fudge released the following statement today on President Obama’s nomination of Anthony Foxx, Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, to be the next Secretary of Transportation.
Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Marcia Fudge (D-OH) and the CBC Prison Telecomm Reform Working Group will hold a press conference on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. in the Capitol Visitor Center, HVC Studio B to discuss the exorbitant rates prisoners and their families are being charged for telephone calls. During the press conference, Members will also announce the CBC response to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) issued to resolve the issue after more than a decade of delay. The original petitioner in the case that led to the FCC proposed rulemaking, Martha Wright, a D.C. grandmother of a previously incarcerated man, along with her grandson Ulandis Forte, will also speak on the hardship they encountered in paying exorbitant rates for phone calls while he was imprisoned.
WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), and CBC Taskforce on Immigration Reform co-Chairs, Rep. Yvette Clarke (NY-09), Rep. Steven Horsford (NV-04), Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), released the following statement on the Senate’s plan on comprehensive immigration reform titled the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013.
Today, Tuesday, April 9 from 7:30 – 9:00pm, the Congressional Black Caucus’s Taskforce on Immigration Reform in partnership with Howard University will host a forum on the impact of Immigration Reform in Black America.
Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia L. Fudge released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released the March jobs report.