WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) today introduced legislation that would protect patients from unnecessary price spikes. The Freedom from Price Gouging Act recovers taxpayer dollars from pharmaceutical companies when they try to hike their drug prices to increase their profits.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) today called on the Trump Administration to conduct appropriate and necessary oversight for organ procurement organizations (OPOs), which are responsible for evaluating and securing organs from those who have decided to donate their organs.
As a UC Irvine professor, I’ve witnessed firsthand how the escalating student-debt crisis and the rising sticker price of college affect students in our district. I went to Washington ready to engage in discussions on the barriers facing those who want to pursue higher education and to present concrete solutions to remove those roadblocks.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) and Congressman Gerry Connolly (VA-11), Chairman of the Government Operations subcommittee, today demanded answers from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos following a recent report that the Department, under her leadership, has denied 99 percent of public service workers the debt relief that they earned.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) today called out the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for rolling back protections that prevent debt collectors from harassing Americans. She was joined in her effort by 65 Members of Congress.
WASHINGTON – With support from Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45), the House of Representatives today passed a bipartisan bill to protect banks and credit unions serving marijuana business in states where cannabis is legal.
When I came to Washington, I promised to take the voices of Orange County residents with me. That’s why I hosted dozens of community events during the August district work period—to hear from people like you, so that I can advocate for the issues our community values.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) this week joined House colleagues to pass three bipartisan bills to protect sensitive American lands and coastlines from new oil drilling. Porter is continuing to build momentum on environmental issues after hosting a roundtable with Orange County environmental advocates during the August district work period.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) and Congressman Bobby Rush (IL-1) today called on the Trump Administration to consider the impact of both current and future policies on populations receiving dialysis treatment.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) today led 18 of her House colleagues to call on the U.S. Department of Education not to withhold federal student aid from Californians receiving online education offered by out-of-state institutions.