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SENATE DEMOCRATS HOST MEETING TO HONOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS DURING NATIONAL POLICE WEEK

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democrats hosted a roundtable discussion with law enforcement officials during Police Week. The conversation focused on Democratic efforts to increase funding for COPS Hiring grants, which assist local police departments in hiring and training police officers.  Law enforcement officials voiced their support for substance abuse treatment and mental health services as…

SENATE DEMOCRATS HOST ROUNDTABLE WITH ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERS

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democrats hosted a roundtable discussion with environmental leaders to discuss climate change and other environmental priorities. Concerns were raised about policy changes that would roll back public health regulations and take away the ability of federal agencies to help ensure clean air and water.

SENATE DEMOCRATS HOST ROUNDTABLE WITH LABOR UNION PRESIDENTS

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democrats met with labor leaders about strengthening the middle-class economy for working Americans. Senate Democrats emphasized their efforts to create jobs and protect the health and pension benefits promised to workers and their families.  Workers’ rights to collectively bargain for better wages and benefits and improved working conditions are under assault…

SENATE DEMOCRATS HOST ROUNDTABLE WITH TECHNOLOGY LEADERS

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democrats met with the senior executives of companies in the innovation economy about creating jobs, growing the economy, and making America globally competitive. Senate Democrats advocated an agenda that includes bolstering exports, tax and immigration reforms, cyber security, and strengthening the patent system.

SENATE DEMOCRATS HOST ROUNDTABLE ON PUBLIC SAFETY

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democrats hosted a roundtable discussion with advocacy groups on the federal budget. The public safety depends not only on military spending but also on investments in airport security, public health, science and research, emergency preparedness, education, and diplomacy.  In order to fund these priorities, there needs to be a balance between…

SENATE DEMOCRATS HOST ROUNDTABLE ON GRASSROOTS MOBILIZATION

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democrats hosted a roundtable discussion with the leaders of the Women’s March that mobilized millions of people worldwide on January 21. The March focused global attention on core progressive values and priorities.  Senate Democrats discussed ways to build on the event’s energy and momentum in the months and years ahead.