NATIONAL LGBTQ TASK FORCE ACTION FUND STATEMENT ON “INFLATION REDUCTION ACT”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (WASHINGTON, DC – AUGUST 16, 2022) — Today, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, which includes $750 billion for health care, the climate and taxes. This measure passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 220-207, right along party lines. Prior to it passed the Senate by votes…

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STATEMENT BY KIERRA JOHNSON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NATIONAL LGBTQ TASK FORCE ACTION FUND, ON THE “RESPECT FOR MARRIAGE ACT”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 25, 2022) — The following can be attributed to Kierra Johnson, Executive Director, National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund:  “This week, the Senate is slated to hold a cloture vote on the ‘Respect for Marriage Act (RMA), which recently passed the House with bipartisan support. If passed by…

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NATIONAL LGBTQ TASK FORCE ACTION FUND REACTS TO SCOTUS RULING ON TRUMP-ERA ‘REMAIN IN MEXICO’ POLICY 

(WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 1, 2022) — The following can be attributed to Mayra Hidalgo Salazar, Deputy Executive Director of the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund:    “This week, SCOTUS ruled in Biden v. Texas (by a vote of 5-4) that the Biden-Harris Administration can end the Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy. The policy forced 71,000+ asylum seekers,…

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