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Marcia Fudge

OH-11 (D)
Congressmember Fudge was first elected to Congress in 2008. A committed public servant with a hard-working spirit, she serves her constituents with a promise “to do the people’s work.” She serves on the House Committee on Agriculture and the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and has served as Ranking Member on multiple subcommittees. Also a member of several Congressional Caucuses and past Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, she has been serving the people of Ohio in a legislative role for over two decades. She was both the first African American and the first female mayor of Warrensville Heights, Ohio.
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How does Marcia align with Project 100's values?
  • Economic Opportunity: Congressmember Fudge advocates for the economy through supporting job creation and training. She supports legislation that starts, grows, and sustains small businesses. She prioritizes collective bargaining rights of union workers and the middle class, and co-sponsored the Original Living Wage Act to increase minimum wage. She also fights for equal access to quality education.
  • Equal Treatment Under the Law: Congressmember Fudge speaks out against voter supression and co-sponsored the Voting Rights Amendment Act. She fights for civil and human rights.
  • Healthy People & Communities: Congressmember Fudge advocates for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. She sponosored the Low-Income Sewer and Water Assistance Program Act of 2017 as well as the Breaking Addiction Act of 2017.
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  • Woman of Color
  • Politician
  • Ceiling Crasher
  • Incumbent

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