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Rep. Becca Balint Votes for Supplemental Funding for Ukraine

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Rep. Becca Balint (VT-AL) released the following statement on HR. 8035:  “It’s long past time the United States showed robust support for our democratic ally, Ukraine. Sustaining Ukraine's effort to maintain its independence is so critical to the health of our global democracy. I’m proud to vote to send over $60 billion in aid to support Ukraine in its fight to defeat…

Statement from Castro, Velázquez, Doggett, Jayapal, Khanna, Ocasio-Cortez, Balint, Casar, Takano, McGovern, Barbara Lee, Blumenauer, Chu, Johnson, Carson, Watson Coleman, Jesús “Chuy” García, Jonathan Jackson, and Tokuda on the Israel Security Supplemental

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Today, nearly 20 members of Congress — Reps. Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Nydia Velázquez (NY-07), Lloyd Doggett (TX-37), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Ro Khanna (CA-17), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Becca Balint (VT-AL), Greg Casar (TX-35), Mark Takano (CA-39), Jim McGovern (MA-02), Barbara Lee (CA-12), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Judy Chu (CA-28), Hank Johnson (GA-04), André Carson (IN-07),…

Rep. Becca Balint to Vote “No” on Sending Offensive Weapons to Israel

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Today, Rep. Becca Balint (VT-AL) released the following statement on the upcoming vote on H.R. 8034: “To give the Netanyahu government more offensive weapons at this stage is to condone the utter destruction of Gaza we’ve seen over the last seven months and risks fueling a deadly regional war. The United States cannot continue to support the extreme offensive that has caused…

Rep. Becca Balint to Vote “No” on Divisive Republican Resolution

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Rep. Becca Balint released the following statement ahead of a House vote on H.Res. 883: “Extremists on both sides of this conflict, including in the Netanyahu government, have co-opted the phrase “from the river to the sea” to assert a one-sided claim to this land. But let’s be clear, everyone - Israelis, Palestinians - belongs to this land and suggestions that any group should be…

Rep. Becca Balint Among Growing Group of Democrats Calling to Withhold Offensive Weapons Transfers to Israel

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Rep. Becca Balint signed a letter to President Biden and Secretary Blinken, alongside 55 Democrats led by Representatives Pocan, McGovern and Schakowsky urging the Biden Administration to withhold pending and future weapons assistance to Israel. This comes following the seven humanitarian aid workers from World Central Kitchen, including one American, killed in an Israeli…

Rep. Becca Balint Votes ‘No’ on Inflated Defense Spending Bill

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“Federal spending is a reflection of our values. And Vermonters are sick of inflating an unchecked Pentagon budget – following nothing but failed audits. It’s time we finally invest instead in the urgent needs of working families.  “I’ll always support a strong defense system for our country and a fully funded National Guard. But it’s unconscionable to vote to give the military…

WATCH: Rep. Becca Balint Slams Republicans for Craven, Hateful Anti Trans Bills

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WATCH: Rep. Becca Balint Slams Republicans for Craven, Hateful Anti Trans Bills  Today, Rep. Becca Balint (VT-AL) called out hateful anti-trans bills in the House Judiciary Committee. Her remarks below:  “So here we are, spending time, once again, using our valuable time to pick on a class of people in this country. I believe I'm the only person on this committee who…

Rep. Becca Balint Votes ‘Yes’ on the Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act

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“As a mom of two teenagers, I share the concerns of parents across the country that TikTok in its current form poses a threat to mental health, data privacy, and national security. But let’s be clear: the legislation that the House considered today does not ban TikTok, rather it requires divestiture by ByteDance and the sale of TikTok to an American company. This bill is a chance to allow…

Rep. Balint Announces State of the Union Guest: Chloe Learey

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Rep. Balint Announces State of the Union Guest: Chloe Learey  Highlighting need for solutions to urgent childcare and housing crises Washington, D.C - Today, Rep. Becca Balint (VT-AL) announced Chloe Learey, Executive Director of the Winston Prouty Center for Child and Family Development as her guest for the State of the Union address. “Childcare and housing are at the root…

Rep. Balint Votes to Pass Bipartisan Government Domestic Funding Legislation

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Rep. Balint Votes to Pass Bipartisan Government Domestic Funding Legislation   Washington, D.C – Today, Rep. Becca Balint (VT-AL), member of the House Budget Committee, voted ‘YES’ on the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2024, a package of six domestic funding bills focused on helping families and communities across the United States. The investments in the bill will…