Rep. Barbara Lee
United States Congress CA District 13
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...time and again, Republicans have gutted the programs that effectively reduce poverty in our nation. As a member of the Budget and Appropriations Committees, I’ve seen my Republican colleagues slash critical investments in job training programs, affordable childcare, financial aid for college students and other vital safety net programs. These actions are in line with the Ryan Budget, an extreme austerity proposal that experts have decried because it would create more poverty.