Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district. 

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
AOC, Bowman & 52 Congress Members Call on HUD, Treasury to Reform Emergency Rental Assistance
Thursday morning, Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) and Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) led 52 of their House colleagues in sending a letter to the Treasury and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), asking their Secretaries to immediately repeal Trump-era guidance on the...
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Monday, December 14, 2020
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Asks City to Detail COVID-19 Safety Measures at Rikers Island
In a recent letter, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) asked the City to detail the safety measures they are taking at Rikers Island Correctional Facility, as New York faces another COVID-19 surge. The Congresswoman’s office recently received calls from people detained at Rikers,...
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Friday, October 30, 2020
Tlaib, Ocasio-Cortez Introduce Legislation Enabling Creation of Public Banks
Today, Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) introduced the historic Public Banking Act, which allows for the creation of state and locally administered public banks by establishing the Public Bank Grant program administered by the Secretary of the Treasury and...
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Thursday, September 24, 2020
Meng and Ocasio-cortez Work to Help Local Food Assistance Organizations Experiencing Sudden Impacts in Funding
U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) announced today that they are working to assist Queens food assistance organizations that are experiencing sudden impacts in their funding. The organizations include La Jornada which for 12 years has worked to distribute food to...
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Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Ocasio-Cortez, Velázquez Call for Investigation Into Possible Martin Act Violations by New York Hedge Funds
Today, Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Nydia Velázquez led a letter to the New York Attorney General requesting an investigation into possible Martin Act violations by several New York-based hedge funds. Recent filings in the PROMESA Title III litigation revealed that some hedge fund...
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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Ahead of Hearing, Ocasio-Cortez Condemns the Real Estate Industry’s Request to Use Federal Bailout Funds to Enrich Shareholders
Today, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) and six Members of the House released a letter calling on the Trump administration to reject the real estate industry’s request to use federal ‘bailout’ funds to enrich their shareholders. Though the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic...
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Friday, June 19, 2020
Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez Releases Statement on Juneteenth
On Friday, June 19, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) released the following statement on Juneteenth. The Congresswoman’s federal offices are closed today in recognition of the holiday. “Juneteenth marks the date that news of the Emancipation Proclamation finally reached enslaved...
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Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Ocasio-Cortez Hits Milestone: 1000 Constituent Cases
Today, the Office of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit an important milestone, opening its one-thousandth case to assist a constituent in New York’s 14th Congressional District (NY-14). Approximately eighty percent of the Office’s cases relate to immigration matters, but the Office also...
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Tuesday, May 05, 2020
Ocasio-Cortez and Meng Lead NY Members in Calling for Rent and Mortgage Forgiveness in Next COVID-19 Relief Package
Today, U.S. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) and Grace Meng (D-Queens) led members of the New York congressional delegation in calling on House and Senate leadership to include rent and mortgage forgiveness in the next COVID-19 relief package. As representatives of the hardest hit...
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