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  • Kucinich Renews Calls for Extension of Unemployment Benefits
    Dec 1, 2010  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today renewed his call for a vote to extend unemployment benefits for millions of Americans.  “Nearly 15 million Americans cannot find work this holiday season. Congress must act to provide desperately needed unemployment benefits to the estimated 2 million Am... More
  • Kucinich Calls for New Vote on Unemployment Benefits
    Nov 18, 2010  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today called for a new vote to extend unemployment benefits after a vote failed in the House.  “14.8 million Americans are unemployed.  A majority of them are workers that endure historic long-term unemployment.  At the current pace of job growth, it would tak... More
  • Kucinich Proposal Would Raise $15-19 Billion for Childhood Nutrition Efforts
    Sep 28, 2010  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today announced that the Joint Committee on Taxation has estimated that his proposal to revoke corporate tax deductions for advertising and marketing expenses aimed at selling junk food and fast food to children could provide $15-19 billion (over 10 years) for chil... More
  • Kucinich: Congress Must Act to Protect Americans in Need
    Jun 7, 2010  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today released the following statement about unemployment benefits that are expected to expire for hundreds of thousands of Americans if Congress fails to act soon: “The State of Ohio has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country, at just over 10%. ... More
  • Kucinich: Congress Must Act Boldly to Put America Back to Work
    Apr 15, 2010  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) today made the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to concur with Senate Amendments allowing for the extension of unemployment benefits for millions of Americans: “Despite the optimism of some forecasters, our economy has not recovered... More
  • Kucinich Introduces Bill to Improve Medicare’s Prescription Drug Plan
    Aug 4, 2008  - Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) introduced a bill to replace the current Medicare drug plan.   H.R. 6800, The Medicare Drugs for Seniors Act, or MEDS Act, allows citizens to purchase their prescription drugs from an approved list of foreign countries, where those drugs sell for considerabl... More
  • Kucinich Introduces Bill to Exemplify Importance of the Underground Railroad
    Jun 13, 2007  - WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), along with his Ohio colleagues Stephanie Tubbs Jones and Jean Schmidt introduced the bipartisan Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program Act of 2007. Senator Sherrod Brown introduced the same bill in the Senate.  This leg... More
  • Republicans Continue Class Warfare: Welfare Reauthorization Latest Example
    Feb 12, 2003  - The Republican plan for reauthorizing the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) legislation is the continuation of a failed policy of the past, and preys upon the neediest Americans, stated Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) today in a... More
  • Kucinich: Republican Welfare Reauthorization Bill Ignores Facts; Will Hurt Poor
    Feb 6, 2003  - Today, the Republican Leadership of the House announced their intention to bring legislation to reauthorize the Temporary Access to Needy Families Act (TANF) directly to the House floor, next Thursday, bypassing the Committee process and railroading debate. In recent published reports, House Lead... More
  • Kucinich: House Leadership Railroading Debate on Welfare Reauthorization
    Jan 28, 2003  - With unemployment on the rise and most states facing a historic budget crisis, Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH) and 10 Members of Congress sent a letter to Speaker Dennis Hastert and the Chairmen of the Education and Workforce and Ways and Means Committees urging them to hold full hearings on l... More


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