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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

Working Families and Children

 

Beatty on Working Families and Children

We have a responsibility to support the most vulnerable among us, which is why I’ve spent my time in Congress fighting for families. This includes supporting bills to institute paid family leave, expand the child tax credit, and provide child care for working families, because these kinds of programs are investments in the future stability of our country.

One child living in poverty is one too many. That is why I strongly support food security programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). These programs ensure the overall health and well-being of countless Americans, including more than 50,000 households in Ohio’s Third Congressional District.

I am also leading the charge in Congress on the issue of human trafficking. Children, women, and men are being preyed upon and—while progress has been made to expose, raise awareness, and provide support to victims—we must continue to do more.

Highlights of Beatty Work for Youth and Families

Read more below, or please contact my office for more information concerning my work and views on Agriculture.

More on Working Families and Children

Sep 28, 2020 Press Release
Beatty blasts Trump SCOTUS nominee.
Sep 24, 2020 Press Release
Sends scathing letter following CEO’s statement that “...the unfortunate reality is that there is a very limited pool of black talent to recruit from."
Sep 18, 2020 Press Release
Franklin County Court of Common Pleas rules LaRose’s decision is “arbitrary and unreasonable.”
Sep 18, 2020 News Articles
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty is urging people living in Ohio's third congressional district to complete their census forms by the September 30th deadline.
Sep 18, 2020 Press Release
New report finds that a complete and accurate count is critical for constituents, programs and services
Sep 17, 2020 Announcements
Completed forms MUST be submitted by October 15, 2020.
Sep 16, 2020 Press Release
More than $108 million in federal funds are coming to Central Ohio.
Sep 15, 2020 Announcements
We must act on COVID-19, the economic crisis, and systemic racism.
Sep 11, 2020 Press Release
To date, Ohio’s Third Congressional District has received more than $482 million in COVID-19-related federal funds.
Sep 10, 2020 Press Release
Senate Republican Leadership pushing bill that fails American families, workers and small businesses.

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