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El Semanario Endorses U.S. Congressman Jason Crow


 

In the face of our nation’s most uncertain times, Congressman Jason Crow has proven his commitment to defend our democracy. His courageous actions during and after the Jan. 6 insurrection reflect Congressman Crow’s allegiance to our nation. He never wavers on his commitment to democracy. “As a lawyer who specialized in conducting independent legal investigations, I know how critical Congress’ power to investigate is for understanding facts, discovering corruption and culpability, and holding people accountable. I spent time in countries where fundamental rights—like the right to vote—aren’t guaranteed. So, I know that we must protect those rights here at home. That’s why I cosponsored the Voting Rights Advancement Act to help ensure that all Americans who are eligible to vote can exercise that right,” states Congressman Crow.

 

The values and integrity of Congressman Jason Crow are apparent through his numerous efforts to defend our democracy, his push for civil rights and criminal justice reform have catapulted his standing as a U.S. Representative that we can count on.

 

Rep. Crow is genuine in his outreach efforts to be inclusive to the community he serves, championing the rights of immigrants, women, LGBTQ community and is a voice for veterans and their rights. As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Jason Crow jointly introducing a bill to codify and expand access to abortion care for U.S. servicemembers.

 

Congressman Crow has also addressed Colorado’s housing affordability crisis, and continuously works to create solutions for Colorado families.

 

He also recently supported the Affordable Insulin Act, that caps the out-of-pocket cost of insulin at $35 per month.

 

The values and integrity of Congressman Jason Crow are apparent through his numerous efforts to defend our democracy.

 

Congressman Crow has stood at the forefront in demanding legislation on humane and just immigration reform, as well as calling attention to the plight of immigrants lingering in privatized detention centers in District 6. Along with colleagues, Congressman Crow has pressed the Biden Administration to end federal contracts with for-profit ICE facilities.

 

He continues to advocate for Dreamers (DACA/ Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) to ensure they are provided with a path towards citizenship. Most recently, Rep. Jason Crow passed bipartisan legislation to help eliminate barriers to employment facing immigrants and refugees across the country through the House of Representatives. The Bridging the Gap for New Americans Act passed the Senate earlier this summer, and will now head to President Biden’s desk for signature.

 

The Congressman is an accomplished attorney and is an Army veteran who served as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division, he led a platoon of paratroopers during the invasion of Iraq and earned the Bronze Star for his combat actions. After returning from Iraq, Jason joined the Army’s elite 75th Ranger Regiment, serving two additional tours – in Afghanistan, as part of the Joint Special Operations Task Force, where Jason served along the Pakistan border.

 

Congressman Jason Crow represents Colorado’s 6th Congressional District and serves on the House Small Business and Armed Services Committees and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and serves as Vice-Chair of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force and the National Security Task Force.

 

The Weekly Issue/El Semanario is proud to endorse Rep. Jason Crow to continue his efforts in Congress.

 

Learn more about Congressman Jason Crow here.

 

The Weekly Issue/El Semanario Editorial Board

 

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