Rep. Deborah Ross
NC congresswomen promote bills to ease the student loan debt crisis
North Carolina congresswomen Deborah Ross (2nd District) and Alma Adams (12th District) joined this week with Rep. Haley Stevens of Michigan’s 11th District and Rep. Nikema Williams of Georgia’s 5th District to tout a package of legislation designed to help college graduates manage their student loan debt and repair their credit. The proposals, which took […]
Congresswoman Deborah Ross talks Medicaid, gun violence, energy policy, and the Trump indictment
State and federal lawmakers are now into some of the busiest days of their respective 2023 sessions, and as NC Newsline was was reminded once again in a conversation with Congresswoman Deborah Ross of North Carolina’s Second District, policy divisions on a host of key issues remain stark. On matters as diverse as gun violence, […]
Immigration advocates call again for DACA renewal in Congress, as possible end looms
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Democrats said Tuesday that they remained hopeful Congress could create a legal pathway to citizenship before the end of the year for the more than 600,000 undocumented people enrolled in a program that is at risk of being deemed illegal by a lower court. Immigration rights advocates held a press call including Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin of Illinois and Robert Menendez of New Jersey to stress the need for legislative action, following a recent 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that upheld a lower court decision in the Southern District of Texas.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas pressed to recuse himself from Jan. 6 cases
NC's Deborah Ross among 24 members of Congress speaking out Two dozen congressional Democrats are calling for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to recuse himself from cases involving the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, following revelations his wife communicated with the Trump White House about overturning the election. In addition, it appears likely that the U.S. House committee probing the attack will ask Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, a Nebraska native and longtime conservative activist, to answer questions about her recently disclosed text messages as the panel’s investigation steps up.
North Carolina leaders discuss passage of a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill
From left to right: Congressman David Price, Congresswoman Deborah Ross, North Carolina Secretary of Transportation Eric Boyette, and Wake County Commissioner Sig Hutchinson