Today Representatives Sara Jacobs (D-CA) and Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), along with Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), Tina Smith (D-MN), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) called on President Joe Biden to support efforts to provide needed funding to prevent a national wave of child care closures.
Congress secured historic funding through the American Rescue Plan Act to stabilize child care amid… Read more »
Following NPR’s investigation revealing flaws in the Department of Defense’s investigative processes on potential Syrian civilian casualties during the 2019 raid on ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Rep. Sara Jacobs (CA-51), Co-Chair of the Protection of Civilians in Conflict (POCC) Caucus, introduced the Civilian Harm Review and Reassessment Act. The legislation would require the DoD to… Read more »
Rep. Sara Jacobs (CA-51), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement regarding the unfolding situation in Niger:
“The unfolding situation in Niger could be the latest in a string of coups in the Sahel. President Bazoum must be released and the constitutional order restored. But beyond that, we need to rethink our approach to… Read more »
Rep. Sara Jacobs (CA-51) introduced the Atrocity Prevention Act, which would help create a whole-of-government approach to preventing mass atrocities, like genocide and war crimes, by ensuring that U.S. security assistance aligns with atrocity prevention objectives. The legislation fills in the gaps of the landmark Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act (EWGAPA) by requiring… Read more »
U.S. Representatives Sara Jacobs (D-CA), Warren Davidson (R-OH), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Jerry Nadler (D-NY), Andy Biggs (R-AZ), Ken Buck (R-CO), Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Thomas Massie (R-KY) introduced the bipartisan Fourth Amendment Is Not For Sale Act. This legislation stops the federal government from circumventing the Fourth Amendment right to privacy by closing loopholes that… Read more »
Congresswoman Sara Jacobs (CA-51) released a statement on not being able to vote for Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA-14)’s amendment banning the transfer of cluster munitions to Ukraine only.
Last night, Republicans on the House Rules Committee opposed Congresswoman Jacobs’ bipartisan amendment that would have banned the transfer of cluster munitions to all countries,… Read more »
Congresswoman Sara Jacobs (CA-51) voted against the $886 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2024, which sets defense policies and funding limits, because it was riddled with extreme Republican priorities, including restricting abortion access, cuts to necessary transgender health care, and eliminating diversity programs.
Congresswoman Sara Jacobs said,… Read more »
U.S. Representatives Sara Jacobs (CA-51), Young Kim (CA-40), Dan Kildee (MI-08), and Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) introduced a bipartisan resolution to show Congress is united in condemning the outbreak of armed conflict in Sudan, supporting a ceasefire, and promoting democracy.
The bipartisan resolution would:
Call on the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and Rapid Support Forces… Read more »
Ahead of the Administration’s anticipated announcement to send cluster munitions to Ukraine, Congresswoman Sara Jacobs (CA-51) released the following statement:
“Since Russia defied the rules-based international order and illegally invaded Ukraine without provocation or justification, I’ve been grateful for President Biden’s expertise and level-headedness in handling this crisis.… Read more »
U.S. Representative Sara Jacobs (D-Calif.), a member of the House Armed Services and Foreign Affairs Committees, and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Chris Van Hollen (D-Maryland), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, expressing concerns that a recent May… Read more »