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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

Mar 18, 2021 Announcements
House advances two bills that will have profound impact on American women AND men.
Mar 17, 2021 Announcements
Get answers on Congressional Democrats' bill to deliver COVID-19 relief to workers, families, and small businesses.
Mar 17, 2021 Announcements
March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month, a month-long observation to elevate the importance of brain injury awareness and advocate for an increase in traumatic brain injury (TBI) research funding.
Mar 10, 2021 Press Release
Fudge is first Black woman HUD Secretary in over 40 years.
Mar 10, 2021 Announcements
National School Breakfast Week celebrates importance of School Breakfast Program.
Mar 10, 2021 News Articles
he House of Representatives gave congressional approval Wednesday of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill with a 220-211 vote.
Mar 10, 2021 Press Release
Congresswoman Beatty helps pass momentous American Rescue Plan.
Mar 8, 2021 Announcements
March 8th is International Women's Day
Mar 7, 2021 News Articles
On March 7, 2021, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty spoke with NBC 4's Colleen Marshall about the major COVID-19 relief package, the American Rescue Plan.
Mar 4, 2021 Press Release
The For the People Act will protect the right to vote, ensure fair and free elections, get big money out of politics, and clean up corruption.

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