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Shalala, Houlahan, and Scanlon Introduce Legislation to Thank Pandemic Responders

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MIAMI, FL – U.S. Reps. Donna Shalala (FL-27), Chrissy Houlahan (PA-6), and Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-5) have introduced H.R. 6953 , the Pandemic Responder Service Award Act, legislation that seeks to thank the millions of frontline health care workers for their service in keeping America safe throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the legislation proposes an award for front line health care wo... Read More »

Shalala, Houlahan, y Scanlon presentan legislación para agradecer a los respondedores de pandemia

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MIAMI, FL - Las representantes de EE.UU. Donna Shalala (FL-27), Chrissy Houlahan (PA-6), y Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-5)m presentaron HR 6953, la Pandemic Responder Service Award Act, legislación que busca agradecer a los millones de trabajadores de atención médica por su servicio para mantener a los estadounidenses a salvo durante la pandemia de COVID- 19. Específicamente, la legislación propone un pre... Read More »

Reps. Shalala, Eshoo, Schakowsky, Dean, and Moulton Introduce Bill to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Donna Shalala(FL-27), Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Madeline Dean (PA-04), and Seth Moulton (MA-06) introduced the Nursing Home COVID-19 Protection and Prevention Act, legislation to provide $20 billion to help states, nursing homes, and intermediate care facilities contain the spread of COVID-19 to protect residents and staff. If signed into la... Read More »

Representantes Shalala, Eshoo, Schakowsky, Dean y Moulton presentan Proyecto de Ley para Frenar la Propagación de COVID-19 en Hogares de Ancianos

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Washington, DC - Hoy, los representantes federales Donna Shalala (FL-27), Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Madeline Dean (PA-04) y Seth Moulton (MA-06) presentaron la Nursing Home COVID-19 Protection and Prevention Act, legislación para proporcionar $20 billones para ayudar a los estados, hogares de ancianos y centros de atención intermedia a contener la propagación de COVID-19 para p... Read More »

Congressional Oversight Commission Publishes Initial Report

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Washington, D.C. – The members of the bipartisan Congressional Oversight Commission have published their initial report, as mandated by the CARES Act. A letter from the Commission’s four members to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell regarding the report is below. You may view the whole report here. The Congressional Oversight Commission is a five person pa... Read More »

Shalala Casts Vote for HEROES Act to Help State and Local Governments

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala (FL-27) cast her vote in favor of passing H.R.6800 the HEROES Act, comprehensive legislation to meet the unprecedented challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. If signed into law, the HEROES Act would, among other things, facilitate significant investments in state and local governments, worker safety, coronavirus testing, health care coverage,... Read More »

Shalala Vota por la Ley HEROES Para Ayudar a los Gobiernos Estatales y Locales

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Hoy, la Representante Donna Shalala (FL-27) voto en favor a H.R.6800 el HEROES Act, el paquete legislativo que ayudara a nuestro país a recuperarse mientras que enfrenta a la pandemia del COVID-19. Si llegar a ser ley, el HEROS Act aumentará inversiones en los estados, gobiernos locales, seguridad de trabajadores, pruebas de coronavirus, cobertura médica, beneficios de desempleo, asistencia de viv... Read More »

Shalala Votes in Favor of Congressional Remote Proxy Voting

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala (FL-27) joined her colleagues in voting to pass H. Res. 965, a resolution that would authorize remote voting by proxy in the House of Representatives and allow for official remote congressional committee proceedings during the public health emergency caused by COVID-19. “The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly disrupted American life, and the work of ... Read More »

Shalala Vota a Favor de Voto por Delegación en el Congreso

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WASHINGTON, D.C - Hoy, la representante Donna Shalala (FL-27) voto para aprobar H. Res 965, una resolución que autorizaría la votación por delegación en la Cámara de Representantes y permitiría los procedimientos oficiales de comités del Congreso convocarse de manera remota durante la emergencia de salud pública causada por COVID-19. "La pandemia de COVID-19 ha profundamente perturbado la vida est... Read More »

Donna Shalala Completes Divestment of Individual Stock Holdings

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala (FL-27) issued the following statement: “After many years as a public servant, I understand the importance of maintaining the public’s trust. When I was elected to Congress, I chose to divest all my individual stock holdings. Today, that process is effectively complete. I have sold or gifted all my remaining shares of unrestricted individual stocks... Read More »

Congressional Oversight Commission Issues Statement Regarding Report

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Washington, D.C. – The members of the bipartisan Congressional Oversight Commission released the following statement this afternoon: “As members of the Congressional Oversight Commission, we have begun to review actions taken by the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve to implement certain CARES Act lending activities to help support and stabilize the economy. The Treasury Department and th... Read More »

Donna Shalala Blasts New Title IX Regulations

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MIAMI, FL—Today, U.S. Representative Donna Shalala (FL-27) issued the following statement after Secretary Betsy DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education issued new rules governing how schools and universities should address allegations of sexual assault and misconduct: “The new Title IX guidelines issued by the Department of Education are deeply flawed. Rather than achieving its stated goal of e... Read More »

Shalala and Murphy Introduce Legislation to Reduce Number of Americans Without Health Insurance

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MIAMI, FL—Today, U.S. Representatives Donna Shalala (FL-27) and Stephanie Murphy (FL-7) have introduced the Health Insurance Marketplace Affordability Act (HIMAA), legislation to increase access to affordable health insurance for millions of Americans without coverage, including 2.7 million Floridians. The Shalala-Murphy bill, would reduce premiums for individuals who purchase plans through the he... Read More »

Shalala y Murphy Presentan Legislación para Reducir el Número de Estadounidenses sin Seguro Médico

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MIAMI, FL — Hoy, las Representantes de EE. UU. Donna Shalala (FL-27) y Stephanie Murphy (FL-7) presentaron el proyetco de ley Health Insurance Marketplace Affordability Act (HIMAA), legislación para aumentar el acceso a seguros de salud para millones de estadounidenses sin cobertura, incluyendo 2.7 millones de floridanos. Este proyecto de ley reduciría las primas para las personas que compran plan... Read More »

Reps. Shalala and Eshoo Want Answers from CMS about Spiraling COVID-19 Death Toll Among Nursing Home Residents

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MIAMI, FL – Today, Representative Donna Shalala (FL-27) and Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) sent a letter to the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Seema Verma demanding answers about the agency’s efforts to stop the spiraling COVID-19 death toll among nursing home residents. As of May 1, 2020, more than 16,000 residents a... Read More »