Congresswoman heard from 45th District stakeholders about dangerous spike in cost of insulin
IRVINE – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) hosted a roundtable discussion this week on Type 1 Diabetes with leading medical experts, local advocates, and children and families living with Type 1 Diabetes.
Congresswoman’s amendment would ensure FCC follows through with enforcement
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) today joined her House colleagues in a bipartisan vote to pass the Save the Internet Act, which would restore net neutrality provisions for internet users.
Congresswoman’s amendment would ensure economic abuse is included as a subset of domestic violence
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) today joined her House colleagues to pass an extension for the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which supports the safety of and provides protections for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Congresswoman’s legislation would protect Orange County families from rising taxes if they deduct for medical expenses
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) today introduced a bipartisan bill with Republican Congressman Kenny Marchant to permanently lower the threshold for deducting medical expenses from federal taxes to 7.5% of income. Without this legislation, Orange County families currently deducting medical expenses could see their taxes increase next Tax Day.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) today joined House Democrats in condemning the Trump Administration’s legal campaign to eliminate all of the healthcare protections provided by the Affordable Care Act, including protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions.
Financial Services Committee approved Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act with Porter Amendment
WASHINGTON – The House Financial Services Committee, on which Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) serves, this week approved legislation backed by Porter which would protect financial institutions serving state-legal marijuana businesses, including those in California.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) issued the following statement after the announcement that Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan would be resigning effective immediately:
Congresswoman’s Family Savings for Kids and Seniors Act would allow families to set aside more pre-tax income for dependent care
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) today introduced legislation to address the skyrocketing cost of childcare.
As House Democrats push electoral reform, Congresswoman’s Help America Run Act would allow campaign funds to go towards childcare
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) has introduced legislation that would explicitly allow campaign funds to pay for childcare expenses, making it easier for working parents to run for elected office. She also pushed for the inclusion of similar language in H.R.
Congresswoman’s proposal requires report on effect of firearm possession on victims of domestic violence
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) introduced her first legislative amendment today, which would require a report to Congress on the effect of firearm possession on victims of domestic violence. The amendment was adopted on a bipartisan basis, without objection, by the House of Representatives.