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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 9, 2020 Press Release
Nothing in Ohio law prohibits LaRose from prepaying return postage on both ballot application forms and ballots.
Aug 28, 2020 Press Release
Joins Martin Luther King, III, Rev. Al Sharpton, Members of Congress, and numerous civil rights leaders to mark the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington.
Aug 27, 2020 Press Release
Kenlawn Place is a 50-unit multi-housing family development on Cleveland Avenue.
Aug 26, 2020 Announcements
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment.
Aug 24, 2020 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on The Heroes Act on May 15th.
Aug 23, 2020 Announcements
Updating you on my work to put Ohio's Third Congressional District first.
Aug 18, 2020 Press Release
Holds press conference to demand that the Trump Administration halt its ongoing onslaught against the postal service
Aug 17, 2020 Press Release
Congressional duo introduce new bill to help protect borrowers of color against discriminatory lending practices
Aug 14, 2020 Announcements
FDR signed the Social Security Act on August 14, 1935.
Aug 13, 2020 Announcements
If the current trend continues, it will take 228 years for Black women to obtain pay equity.

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