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August 24, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03), a member on the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, announced that her office has successfully secured the inclusion of her Rail Center for Excellence legislation in the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which the Senate passed earlier this month.


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August 19, 2021

CHICAGO, IL – Today, U.S. Representative Marie Newman (D-IL-03) announced $999,400 in federal funding has been awarded to support computer science pathways for high school students at Chicago Public Schools (CPS).


Veterans
August 13, 2021

Today, U.S. Representatives Marie Newman (D-IL-03) and María Elvira Salazar's (R-FL-27) introduced new legislation to provide federal benefits to veterans who served in or near the Panama Canal Zone and may have been exposed to deadly tactical herbicide, also known as Agent Purple or Agent Orange, which was used by the military in this area during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.

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Marie Newman with WH Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy
August 11, 2021

CHICAGO, IL - U.S. Representatives Marie Newman (IL-03), Sean Casten (IL-06), and Lauren Underwood (IL-14) hosted White House Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy for a Midwest Climate Innovation Tour.

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Business Sign
August 10, 2021

CHICAGO, IL – Today, U.S. Representative Marie Newman (D-IL-03) announced that so far this year, a total of $64.68 million in grants have been awarded to restaurants and local venues across Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District.


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August 4, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Marie Newman (IL-03), Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12) and David Trone (MD-06) announced the introduction of the Emergency Child and Adult Nutrition Assistance Act of 2021. This legislation combines and extends both Rep. Adams’s FEED the Children Act and Rep.


Business Sign
July 30, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Marie Newman (D-IL-03) introduced legislation that is designed to expand federal loans to small businesses across the nation to further promote business growth and job creation as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Therapist
July 29, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Marie Newman (D-IL-03) and John Moolenaar (R-MI-04) introduced bipartisan legislation that is designed to provide support for tens of thousands of counselors, school psychologists and social workers serving at schools across the nation.

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Computer
July 27, 2021

CHICAGO, IL – Today, U.S. Representative Marie Newman (D-IL-03) announced that this year’s Congressional App Challenge is now open to middle and high school students who live or attend school in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District.