House of Representatives
Congressmember Jayapal is committed to ensuring that every resident of the district has economic opportunity; fairness and equity; and safe and healthy communities. She was the first South Asian American ever elected to the Washington State Legislature and the only woman of color in the Washington State Senate. She is currently the Vice Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee. She also serves on the House Judiciary Committee and the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. She is a Senior Whip of the Democratic Caucus, the First Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, a member of the LGBT Equality Caucus and a Co-Chair of the Women's Working Group on Immigration.