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Al Lawson Backs the IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act

More than 60 other members of the House are backing the bill which is being championed in the U.S. Senate by U.S. Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Tim Scott, R-SC. 

Al Lawson, Val Demings Champion HUD Inspection Act

“This bill forces U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) to take greater action when federal assisted housing properties fail to come into compliance with federal housing laws,” Lawson’s office noted.

Donna Shalala Trying to Protect Health Care Workers, Expand Free Testing for Coronavirus

Despite being in her first term on Capitol Hill, U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., continues to play a major role as Democrats in the U.S. House respond to coronavirus.

Al Lawson Wants Answers From HUD on Its Inspection Process

“Not only are we concerned about failing inspections, but also the inconsistencies of how properties are scored,” Lawson and Adams wrote. “Not only are HUD properties failing inspections at a higher rate, but inspectors are passing units that have concerning violations including mold, bug infestations and sewer issues.