Today's News for the Week Prior and Up to April 16, 2022
Miller-Meeks Statement on Being Sanctioned by Russia
Source: U.S. Representative Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IO, 2nd)
April 15, 2022
“I will not bow down to the thugs in Moscow. The invasion of Ukraine violates international law and cannot go unpunished. I am proud to stand with the people of Ukraine and I am inspired by their bravery and will to fight for their country. I will continue to work with all of my colleagues to hold Russia, Putin, and his cronies accountable for their war crimes against the people of Ukraine.”
MOORE, WARREN, BOOKER INTRODUCE MAMAS FIRST ACT
Source: U.S. Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI, 4th)
April 15, 2022
“Medicaid covers 40 percent of all births and 65 percent of Black mothers’ births. As Black mothers continue to bear the burden of our maternal health crisis, dying at 3-5 times the rate of white mothers, making these investments will have an immediate impact on the most vulnerable mothers. Mothers who have access to doulas and midwives are more likely to have healthier outcomes and deliveries free of complications for them and their babies.
Moolenaar: "It's a Badge of Honor" to Be Sanctioned By Russia
Source: U.S. Representative John Moolenaar (R-MI, 4th)
April 14, 2022
"Being sanctioned by Vladimir Putin’s corrupt government is a badge of honor. I refuse to stand idly by while his government commits genocide, and I have voted to help Ukraine defend itself against the Russian invasion. These new sanctions will not deter me from continuing to support the courageous people of Ukraine as they fight for their lives and the country they love,” said Moolenaar.