Today, Congresswoman Beatty spoke on the House floor, honoring Rosa Parks and the anniversary of her courageous act. Watch the speech here.
The speech as delievered, is below:
On Monday, October 14, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty took to the House floor during the Congressional Black Caucus Special Order Hour to discuss the implications of a failure to raise our nation's debt limit. The Congresswoman's remarks, as delivered, are below.
Congresswoman Beatty spoke on the house floor in response to the Supreme Court's decision regarding the historic Voting Rights Act. The Congressoman's remarks as delivered are below:
This week, Congresswoman Beatty took to the House floor to discuss minority entrepreneurship's important impact on our country. The Congresswoman's remarks as delivered are below.
First, let me join my other colleagues in thanking my freshman class members, Mr. Horsford and Mr. Jeffries, for leading the Congressional Black Caucus' important discussion tonight on eliminating health disparities in America.
I would like to join my other colleagues in thanking my freshman class members Mr. Jeffries and Mr. Horsford for leading the Congressional Black Caucus' discussion on this critical issue.
I come to join my colleagues with a heavy heart to honor the memory of Charlie Wilson. I had the opportunity of having my House of Representatives office across from him in the early years of my career. Charlie is a great mentor and someone who always took the time to help others.
Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize Tuesday, April 9, as Equal Pay Day for women.