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Photo of Marie Newman
May 7, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Marie Newman (D-IL) and Congresswoman María Elvira Salazar (R-FL) introduced the Expanding Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses Act. They are joined by their colleagues Rep. Amata Radewagen (R-American Samoa), Rep. Dwight Evans (D-PA), and Rep. Pete Stauber (R-MN). 


This year’s winning art piece, “Tio”, was created by Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences student and Mt. Greenwood resident Elizabeth Cervantes.
May 6, 2021

CHICAGO, IL – Today, U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) announced the winner of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition from Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District. This year’s winning art piece, “Tio”, was created by Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences student and Mt. Greenwood resident Elizabeth Cervantes. Cervantes’ artwork will hang in the U.S.


Newman at Metra
May 3, 2021

CHICAGO, IL – Today, U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) announced that restaurants in the Chicagoland area will be able to apply for direct relief through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund beginning Monday, May 3, at 12:00 p.m. ET. Applicants can register on the U.S.


Picture of Jesus Morales
April 27, 2021

CHICAGO, IL – Today, U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) announced that Jesús Morales of UNITE HERE Local 1, Chicago’s hospitality workers’ union, has been invited to be her virtual guest for President Biden’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress.


U.S. Capitol Building at Twighlight
April 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Marie Newman (D-IL) voted to pass H.R. 51, the Washington D.C. Admission Act, which would make Washington, D.C. the 51st state in the nation, ensuring its more than 700,000 taxpaying residents finally receive full representation in Congress and total local self-government.


Photo of passage
April 21, 2021

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) voted to pass the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act.


Photo of Marie Newman
April 16, 2021

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed two bills co-led by U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) in partnership with Reps.


Photo of Marie Newman
April 15, 2021

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) voted to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, critical legislation that strengthens the Equal Pay Act of 1963, helps eliminate the gender wage gap, and guarantees that women can challenge pay discrimination and hold employers accountable.


Photo of Marie Newman
April 15, 2021

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) introduced legislation to support women-owned small businesses by extending the waiver for the matching fund requirement for the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Women Business Centers.