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Post Office
June 22, 2021

Local residents can now access two hotlines to report concerns about service from the United States Postal Service (USPS).

U.S. Rep. Marie Newman (D-3rd) announced the new feature in a news release on June 15, saying she and 19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea met with Chicago USPS leadership and demanded that they “reach a solution to better track service delays.”


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May 5, 2021

U.S. Rep. Marie Newman joins Good Day Chicago to talk about how Congress is applying pressure on the US Postal Service to account for their persistent issues and delays across the city.


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April 12, 2021

 Congresswoman Marie Newman's staff will meet with residents at a mobile site event Thursday, April 15, at Centennial Park, 93rd Street and Nashville Avenue, Oak Lawn. This is the first of many mobile sites planned across the 3rd Illinois District in the spring and summer.


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April 5, 2021

U.S. Representative Marie Newman (D-IL) on Tuesday convened Chicagoland area transit leaders to highlight local transportation and infrastructure priorities in the Midwest region as Congress pushes forward with passing President Biden’s American Jobs Plan.


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April 5, 2021

They talked about rebuilding North Lake Shore Drive and building a high-speed rail link from the Loop to O’Hare International Airport.


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April 1, 2021

U.S. Rep. Marie Newman voted to pass legislation aimed at strengthening the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and eliminating pay disparities between men and women.

Newman, D-La Grange, backed the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would guarantee that women can challenge pay discrimination and hold employers accountable for any disparities, according to a news release.


Newman
March 26, 2021

Congresswoman Marie Newman (IL-03) announced $70,444,125 in grant funding from the American Rescue Plan. The funding will be directed to seven community health centers in Illinois's 3rd Congressional District to expand COVID-19 vaccinations, testing and treatment for the hardest-hit and highest risk communities.


People line up earlier this week outside the COVID-19 vaccination site at the United Center. Pat Nabong/Sun-Times
March 13, 2021

Most of the Illinois Democrats in Congress on Friday stepped up pressure on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to add more vaccination sites in the suburbs and the rest of the state if most doses at the United Center super site continue to be reserved for Chicago residents.


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March 1, 2021

Minutes after the Senate parliamentarian advised against keeping the proposed $15 minimum wage hike in the American Rescue Plan, key House Democrats formed a group chat over text message to discuss tactics for pressuring President Joe Biden to keep his crucial campaign pledge.


Newman on CNN
February 27, 2021

This week illustrated how far the US has come in the battle for transgender rights and representation -- and how far the country still has to go.

On Thursday, the House passed the Equality Act for the first time since Democrats secured both chambers of Congress.