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"This week, the House acted decisively to prioritize the interests of America's small businesses and establish key protections for consumers and patients. I was proud to vote for these critical pieces of legislation, which work to help our economy recover and expand needed protections to millions of Americans.
"For the first time in 10 years, the House voted on legislation to strengthen, improve, and expand the Affordable Care Act after years of Republican attacks and while
"The pandemic also highlighted how dire this country's affordable housing crisis has become. As tens of millions of people lost their jobs and many more were furloughed or had hours cut, families fell behind on rent and mortgage payments. While the Federal government and states, including
"I was also proud to support two bills to ensure that Americans have better access to their credit score and to stop the
"Second, the House passed a long-overdue reform of credit reporting agencies in the Protecting Your Credit Score Act. This legislation would create a single online location for everyone to access unlimited free credit reports and scores, initiate and resolve disputes with credit reporting agencies, and easily place a credit freeze on their credit. These easy fixes will ensure that more people can track their credit score and stop fraud.
"Yesterday, the House passed the Moving Forward Act, a transformational bill that invests
"With an estimated
"I am proud that the Moving Forward Act provides more than
"Finally, the House passed legislation that will extend the application of the small business loan Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to
"I am glad that the PPP application extension will be signed into law today. Now, the