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Media Advisory: Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Launches Winter Wishes Program

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Houston, TX—Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) has launched a Winter Wishes program and invites students and teachers to spread holiday cheer by making cards for our senior neighbors this holiday season. Once cards are submitted, the Office of Congresswoman Fletcher will deliver the cards to senior citizens throughout Texas’ Seventh Congressional District. WHAT Spread holiday cheer by creating ...

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Votes for Historic Investments in Build Back Better Act

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Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) voted in support of the Build Back Better Act, delivering historic investments to American families and communities. “The Build Back Better Act delivers meaningful results for Houston families, lowering costs for health care, child care, and family care; investing in our children’s education and opportunities; and expanding access to health care,” said ...

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Hosts Community Conversation on Mental Health

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Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) held a virtual Mental Health Community Conversation last night. The event featured Dr. Andy Keller, President and CEO, at the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute; Angelina Hudson, Interim Executive Director of the National Alliance on Mental Health of Greater Houston; and Wayne Young, Chief Executive Officer at the Harris Center. They discussed the importan...

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Attends Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Signing Ceremony

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Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) attended a White House ceremony where President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. This bipartisan legislation delivers on President Biden’s promise to Build Back Better. It makes the largest, long-term investment in the country’s infrastructure in nearly a century, helping to grow the economy, create new jobs, and enh...

TODAY: Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher to Attend Signing of Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act at White House

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TODAY, November 15, 2021: Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) will attend the bill signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act at the White House. This bipartisan infrastructure legislation includes Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher’s bill, the Revive Economic Growth and Reclaim Orphaned Wells (REGROW) Act of 2021, to clean up orphaned oil and gas wells, which can leak methane, contaminate...

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Welcomes First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy to Houston in Continued Effort to Vaccinate Children

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Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) welcomed First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy to Houston as they visited Texas Children’s Hospital. The trip was part of their continued nationwide effort urging parents and guardians to vaccinate children ages 5-11 against COVID-19. “I was glad to welcome First Lady Dr. Jill Biden and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy...

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Votes to Advance the Build Back Better Act

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Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) released the following statement after voting to advance the Build Back Better Act in the House of Representatives. “Today’s vote brings us one step closer to making transformational investments and delivering meaningful results for American families. The Build Back Better Act addresses many of our community’s and our country’s most pressing needs: lowe...

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Votes for Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Passage, Highlights Texas Provisions

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Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) voted in support of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the bipartisan infrastructure bill that delivers on President Biden’s promise to Build Back Better. This legislation makes the largest, long-term investment in the country’s infrastructure in nearly a century, helping to grow the economy, create new jobs, and enhance the country’s competiti...

ICYMI: New Democrat Coalition Statement on U.S.-E.U. Section 232 Tariff Agreement

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Following a sustained effort by Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07), Co-Chair of the New Democrat Coalition (NDC) Trade Task Force, and members of the NDC to halt Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum and to eliminate retaliatory tariffs from the E.U., the Biden Administration ended the tariffs. Since her first term in Congress, Congresswoman Fletcher has worked to lift Section 232 tariffs o...

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher’s Bipartisan HELP Act Passes Congress

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) secured passage of H.R. 1917, the Hazard Eligibility and Local Projects (HELP) Act, through the House of Representatives, with bipartisan support, 409-16. The HELP Act eliminates unnecessary bureaucratic delays to beginning recovery projects by allowing certain eligible disaster mitigation projects to begin without the risk of losing ...