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Rep. Wild demands Pelosi let Congress vote on supply chain legislation

By April 6, 2022Updates

“As our constituents gather for the holiday season, it is imperative Congress acts to address the needs of the nation through additional action to specifically address the supply chain and resulting higher prices experienced by families across the country,” the lawmakers said in a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.).

More than 20 House Democrats signed the letter, including Reps. Cindy Axne (Iowa), Susie Lee (Nev.) and Susan Wild (Pa.).

The U.S. is seeing a surge in spending on consumer goods as the economy recovers from the coronavirus-related downturn, putting a strain on outdated U.S. infrastructure. The supply chain disruptions have contributed to inflation that many Americans say is causing them financial hardship.

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