55-year-old Jayapal has been named to the budget committee while Krishnamoorthi has been appointed to a key congressional committee on the coronavirus crisis.

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal tests positive for COVID-19 after Capitol lockdown

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal announced today that she has tested positive for coronavirus after being locked down in a secured room at the US Capitol where several Republican lawmakers recklessly refused to wear masks in the moments after the January 6 attack.

Trump not conceding is not unexpected, says Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

US President Donald Trump not conceding the election despite major news networks having declared Joe Biden the winner is not unexpected considering his ridiculous behaviour over the last four years, Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal said.

Indian-American US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal tables bill calling for Kashmir resolution

Indian-American Democrat Congress Representative Pramila Jayapal sponsored a bipartisan resolution in the US House of Representatives calling for India to end the communication blockade and mass detentions in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jayapal, Harris launch legislation to protect US domestic worker rights

Indian-American US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and Senator Kamala Harris, both democrats, have launched the first ever national legislation ensuring the rights and protections of millions of domestic workers throughout the country called the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Act.

Indian-American lawmakers call for stricter gun control laws after concert shooting

Condemning the Las Vegas mass shooting, the deadliest in the country’s modern history, which claimed nearly 60 lives, Indian-American lawmakers have called for changes in the gun control laws in the US, PTI reported.

Pramila Jayapal calmly responds to C-SPAN caller’s rant about ‘illegal aliens’

Washington State US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal showed yet again her sense of leadership as she responded calmly to a man named John from Sebring, Florida, who went on a rant about “illegal aliens” reaping government benefits and stealing American jobs.

Indian-American leaders dismiss Trump’s DACA decision, 15 states challenge it

US President Donald Trump’s decision of scrapping the programme that grants work permits to immigrants who arrived in the country illegally as children, has created a stir among people, including Indian-origin leaders.

Indian-American lawmakers criticize Trump’s transgender military ban

Prominent Indian-American lawmakers have criticised US President Donald Trump after he signed a memo instructing the Defence Department to stop accepting transgender people into the armed forces.

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