Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

DETAILS: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
(1989 - ) New York
  • United States House of Representatives
  • House Committee on Financial Services
  • Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets
  • Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions
  • House Committee on Oversight and Reform
  • Subcommittee on Environment
  • Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
  • NY - 14 House
    (2019- present)
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ISSUES: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

FOR

Abortion

An ongoing controversy about the moral, legal, and religious status of induced abortion. The hottest point of contention lies in which should receive the higher priority when a woman decides not to carry a fetus to term: The woman or the fetus?

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AGAINST Republicans

Republicans focus on the rights and safety of the unborn. Goals focus on restrictions and bans of induced abortions to advocate for the life of the fetus. See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats focus on the rights and safety of the woman. Goals focus on the woman’s right and ability to choose whether they should carry a fetus to term. See More»

FOR

Abortion

An ongoing controversy about the moral, legal, and religious status of induced abortion. The hottest point of contention lies in which should receive the higher priority when a woman decides not to carry a fetus to term: The woman or the fetus?

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Republicans focus on the rights and safety of the unborn. Goals focus on restrictions and bans of induced abortions to advocate for the life of the fetus. See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats focus on the rights and safety of the woman. Goals focus on the woman’s right and ability to choose whether they should carry a fetus to term. See More»

NEUTRAL

Military

  • VOTE: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: Yes
  • 07/23/2019-11:29pm
  • H.R.3304 To exempt for an additional 4-year period, from the application of the means-test presumption of abuse under chapter 7, qualifying members of reserve components of the Armed Forces and members of the National Guard who, after September 11, 2001, are called to active duty or to perform a homeland defense activity for not less than 90 days.
  • Became Public Law No: 116-53., 2 months ago
  • VOTE: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: Yes
  • 10/16/2019-6:44pm
  • H.J.RES.77 Opposing the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria.
  • Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 246., 1 month ago
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NEUTRAL

Cannabis

  • VOTE: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: Yes
  • 09/25/2019-9:42pm
  • H.R.1595 To create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses and service providers for such businesses, and for other purposes.
  • Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs., 1 month ago
DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
    • Company
    • Amount
    • International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
    • $5k
    • Service Employees International Union CTW-CLC
    • $5k
    • National Education Association
    • $5k
    • United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers
    • $5k
    • American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO
    • $5k
    • Communications Workers of America
    • $5k
    • American Federation of Teachers
    • $5k
    • LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS
    • $2.5k
    • National Nurses United
    • $1k
    • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
    • $1k
Based on the July 2019 report, next report due August 20th.
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