Weekly Recap: What You Might Have Missed

Hosted a tele-town hall to answer all your questions about voting in the upcoming election.

  • Marianne Jackson — Delaware County, Bureau of Elections.
  • Omar Sabir — Commissioner, City of Philadelphia
  • Ken Lawrence — Montgomery County, Bureau of Elections

Held a press conference outside of the Lindburgh Boulevard USPS Facility to demand answers ahead of Postmaster DeJoy’s anticipated visit this evening

Visited Anna’s Place, a Franciscan Hospitality Center sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia

Discussed sports based youth development programs to benefit Chester youth in the time of COVID-19 with Chester Upland Youth Soccer Executive Director, Jeannine Fallon Anckaitis.

Kicked off Saturday morning with a visit to thank volunteers with Delaware County Citizens Corps

Spoke on the House floor about the right to vote without obstacle, without fear, without intimidation, and with the assurance that every vote will be counted.

Voted to pass an updated Heroes Act

Joined Senator Bob Casey on a letter calling on the DOJ to take steps to address accessibility in advance of the general election

House Judiciary Hearing on “Copyright and the Internet in 2020: Reactions to the Copyright Office’s Report on the Efficacy of 17 U.S.C. § 512 After Two Decades”

Managed the Rule for H.Res. 1153 and H. Res. 1154

  • H.Res.1153 — Condemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent: https://jayapal.house.gov/2020/10/02/house-condemns-forced-medical-procedures/
  • H. Res. 1154 — Condemning QAnon and rejecting the conspiracy theories it promotes: https://malinowski.house.gov/media/press-releases/house-passes-representative-malinowski-s-bipartisan-resolution-condemning

Participated in Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on on “Proposals to Strengthen the Antitrust Laws and Restore Competition Online”

Joined House Judiciary Markup of H.H.R. 7370, the Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2020; H.R. 2648, the Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019; H.R. 8366

Joined the Friends of Ireland Caucus to meet with the Irish Foreign Minister regarding Brexit negotiations with UK

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Mary Gay Scanlon

Mary Gay Scanlon

Mary Gay Scanlon currently serves a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District.