Showing posts with label Nancy Pelosi. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nancy Pelosi. Show all posts

Monday, December 17, 2012

Defense of DOMA could cost House millions

The GOP-led legal defense of the Defense of Marriage Act could cost up to $2 million after a new cap on litigation expenses was approved without Democratic input. The $500,000 increase in the spending cap drew condemnation from Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, who accused her Republican counterparts of hiding the new contract. 

"Republicans should not be spending $2 million to defend discrimination in our country," Pelosi said.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Prlodi sees policy's demise as "defining" victory

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ranks the lifting of the military ban on openly LGBT troops as "very high" on the list of accomplishments during her four-year run as speaker of the House and one that "will be remembered as a defining time when we said no to discrimination." 

Pelosi gave strong credit to out U.S. Reps. Barney Frank, D-Mass., Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and our own Jared Polis, D-Colo., for helping end the policy.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Pelosi: Don't Ask, Don't Tell will be a sad memory in 2011

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a crowd at a Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund event this week that "Don't ask, don't tell" will "just be a sad memory" after this year. She further suggested the policy could be ended without a vote in the Senate, where repeal legislation is being held up, saying, "that will happen with or without Congress." Pelosi was on hand to receive the Victory Fund's Gay & Lesbian Leadership Award, in recognition of her career-spanning support for LGBT equality.

Friday, March 19, 2010

ENDA Blogswarm recap

The Bilerico Project recaps yesterday's Blogswarm in which dozens of national and local bloggers encouraged readers to contact Nancy Pelosi about ENDA and resulted in hundreds of calls being placed before phone lines were shut down.

Monday, August 3, 2009

Visit with Nancy Pelosi in Boulder

Nancy Pelosi is coming to Boulder on Thursday, August 6th and is being hosted by Pat Waak, Sen. Brandon Shaffer, Sen. Rollie Heath, Rep. Jared Polis, Bob Morehouse, Gale Day, and Elaine Tucci

Democrats won't want to miss this opportunity to visit with the Speaker of the House.