WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) applauded the Senate’s passage of the Money Remittances Improvement Act (H.R. 4386), which would make it easier for well-regulated nonbank institutions such as money service businesses to provide remittances to their customers across the globe. The bill was passed by a voice vote and now goes to the President’s desk to be signed into law.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Ellison (D-MN) made the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H. Con. Res.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) co-chairs Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) along with Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) issued statements this evening in advance of President Obama’s expected executive action enhancing workplace protections for federal contractors.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement during the celebration of Eid al-Fitr, a holiday that marks the end of Ramadan:
“A happy and blessed Eid to all. The celebration of the breaking of the fast signals the closing of the holy month of Ramadan and the end of fasting from sunrise to sunset.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after reports that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) announced it would impose a female genital mutilation on women and girls aged 11 to 46 in and around the city of Mosul.