Today, I was proud to vote with an overwhelming bipartisan majority in the House to pass legislation that will make key investments to move our country forward and fund critical government services upon which the American people rely.
As an original cosponsor of the Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights, I was proud to vote this legislation through the House of Representatives this afternoon with a large, bipartisan majority of my colleagues. This landmark legislation will help protect families in the 9th District who are suffering from unfair lending practices from the credit card industry.
The Task Force will investigate accusations against Judge Porteous that he committed perjury by signing false financial disclosure and bankruptcy forms and violated other laws and judicial ethics by presiding over a trial in which lawyers from both sides gave him money.
Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), co-author and co-sponsor of the resolution, stated, “Today is a day of both great sadness and joy – sadness that Isaac has left us too soon and joy that we were fortunate enough to have known him.”