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Congresswoman for NY-14 (the Bronx + Queens). In a modern, moral, and wealthy society, no American should be too poor to live.

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Joined Twitter 12/29/18


Please note, New York State will be shutting down its online application for unemployment insurance for a couple ho… https://t.co/9u2Xp5PtYELooking for educational resources for your kids while schools are closed? The Smithsonian and the Library of Congre… https://t.co/eDKuLFURrGAll New Yorkers deserve to celebrate, honor, and memorialize their loved ones. The City has put together this guide… https://t.co/dywlb6pQsg
4/9
2020
Chag Pesach sameach to all those celebrating.Due to an increase in Burglaries, we want to share some helpful tips to prevent YOU and any BUSINESS from becoming… https://t.co/gL5L4jkEbh
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezNUEVO: Si no ha llenado su cuestionario del Censo 2020, el cuestionario fisico llegará pronto a su buzón.… https://t.co/vSILRN3QF3Student loan borrowers experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19 can obtain relief for loans not covered by t… https://t.co/W9ChNQVdyH
4/8
2020
This is so wrong. Haiti had a "Do Not Travel" @StateDept advisory weeks before the global one. It warns "Emergency… https://t.co/EqsRB5UGyC
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezNew Yorkers can use their SNAP benefits to order online. For more info head to: https://t.co/OBc2dLOX6B
4/7
2020
I joined several colleagues, including @NydiaVelazquez, in pressing the administration on their new policy limiting… https://t.co/AXKMDXfEpW
4/5
2020
If you are In a dangerous domestic situation, New York State will help you find safe shelter. You are not trapped j… https://t.co/9hDg22YxWH
4/4
2020
As of today, small business owners can file to receive a loan through the SBA's new Paycheck Protection Program. A… https://t.co/1w8lrsd8oEFree meals are now available to everyone in New York. The city has 435 sites where people can get breakfast, lunch… https://t.co/RRwRkAla7cIf you're struggling to navigate the different city, state and federal benefits you may eligible for, the City has… https://t.co/883HUvyegg
4/3
2020
Unsure how to apply for unemployment benefits? Start here https://t.co/zGEpcom5zz https://t.co/MldBAwEO19Every Friday, our office sends out a newsletter with information on COVID-19 and other important updates. Sign up h… https://t.co/KBv9OYhnvkSi has perdido tu trabajo por la crisis del coronavirus, es probable que seas elegible para el nuevo programa de se… https://t.co/DR4Po44JwqThe federal definition of poverty leaves out many people in need. @GerryConnolly and I formally asked @OMBPress tod… https://t.co/yuVjJDmuYf
4/2
2020
Earlier today, @RepMaloney and I sent a letter to @US_FDA to revise its policy of turning away blood donations from… https://t.co/BRX3Igz5A9Únete a tus vecinxs neoyorquinxs en estos momentos: Completa el #Censo2020. Miles de millones están en juego. Llena… https://t.co/CFIUb8663pMany of us are spending more time with our families indoors to #flattenthecurve. Use this time to help your communi… https://t.co/2Z97C5xRpANYC small businesses owners with 1-4 employees can apply for the City's Employee Retention Grant, if you've been hu… https://t.co/KNdFJD30dtThe City is connecting older New Yorkers who are feeling isolated with friendly volunteers to talk with over the ph… https://t.co/goCCrDG0rvIt's Census Day! The Census is just 10 questions and takes just 10 minutes to complete - but it determines our comm… https://t.co/v2mvub2ch1If you live in New York and can't afford to pay your rent due to COVID-19, you cannot be evicted. Learn more about… https://t.co/6IqpxkcNE5
4/1
2020
Rent is due tomorrow for millions, but nearly 1 in 5 households have already experienced a coronavirus layoff or re… https://t.co/ZAeOmJBfryThe City is now offering delivery meals to seniors across all 5 boroughs. Grab and go meals will no longer be avail… https://t.co/77Y1EJcFJo
3/31
2020
Ignore offers for a #COVID19 vaccine, cure, or treatment. If a vaccine becomes available, you won’t hear about it f… https://t.co/PbSzqSXjX6
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWe hear your concerns. We are doing everything we can to address the surge in volume and ensure all benefits are pa… https://t.co/iaZ8wJvmxr
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3/30
2020
On Friday, Congress passed legislation to send $1200 to most U.S. adults in the coming weeks. You can find informa… https://t.co/bcqL1Rz7yL
3/29
2020
In Queens, 34th Ave from 73rd St to 80th St will be closed to vehicular traffic starting today from 10-7 through Mo… https://t.co/CmMZq7TB31Late yesterday, @RepGraceMeng and I wrote to President Trump urging him to send more PPE and ventilators to Elmhurs… https://t.co/qg7SNRDNEk
3/27
2020
If you have questions about COVID-19 or believe you may have mild symptoms, call your health care provider or 311.… https://t.co/7xYtO3b02RI recently went to LGA after learning ICE was flying 6 minors from Texas to New York, in the midst of the COVID-19… https://t.co/yzjy16R8js
3/26
2020
.@RepGraceMeng and I spoke with health care providers in our districts yesterday. They need critical supplies, like… https://t.co/ss33poTlbXFor more information on COVID-19 and the Census go to https://t.co/ecAWCyeaVS. And, don’t forget, now is the perfe… https://t.co/MkTsryPyWsWe also answered questions about testing. Tests are now free but we don’t have enough. If you have mild symptoms, s… https://t.co/Gp4VwSmXvjWe are also asking the Census Bureau to extend the enumeration period by at least 3 months. I encourage everyone to… https://t.co/HLaknELxrXWe’re also fighting for college students. It’s time to cancel all student loan debt and reimburse low-income studen… https://t.co/sc7sAmf2mPWe are fighting for real economic relief for working families, including eviction freezes, paid sick leave, and no-… https://t.co/b75CtjdUhtWe also shared how the Trump administration's cruel "public charge" rule puts us all at risk. Undocumented people m… https://t.co/9s4nIp3CE6We discussed why decarceral policies are a critical part of the response to COVID-19. We must aggressively reduce… https://t.co/uvuGYCpoKXWe recently held our first virtual town hall, with presentations on the Census and COVID-19 from experts at… https://t.co/qeTou9sTpE
3/20
2020
@ICEgov, @CBP & @DHSgov have no plan for protecting immigrants during this health crisis. I joined with @RepAOChttps://t.co/GFhjMVuUUQ
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3/18
2020
Last week, @RepAOC @NydiaVelazquez & @RepRashida and I sent a letter to the Director of the Federal Bureau of Pris… https://t.co/HeAmGEiOyD
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
3/15
2020
If you're having trouble with the Facebook live, you can also watch the town hall on Zoom. Sign up here:… https://t.co/xoZWmHo9JuOur monthly town hall is underway. Join us for information on the Census and COVID-19. https://t.co/jRANOTeSOHOur monthly town hall is today! We'll be doing it virtually to protect the health of our most vulnerable communitie… https://t.co/mp5K6gTcAH
3/14
2020
Census2020 starts today! You can now self-report online at https://t.co/k2CilCap6t Your response is confidential.… https://t.co/CJhULu2jJR
3/12
2020
Here is what you need to know about the Coronavirus in American Sign Language: https://t.co/Op67uTgWpkhttps://t.co/T2MrIMsCA7
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
3/8
2020
Quick detection is critical to fighting COVID-19. That's why I'm joining other leaders in New York and calling on t… https://t.co/eI6BOsHNNL
3/6
2020
President Trump is engaging in arms deals with Modi while his administration is ethnically cleansing the country’s… https://t.co/UKZ93CXXC9
3/2
2020
No importa de dónde eres, cuántos años tienes, o cuál es tu situación de vivienda - ¡tu comunidad depende de que te… https://t.co/zq71B02PlZOver 800,000 #Dreamers have benefited from #DACA, but the Trump administration has left the future of the program u… https://t.co/mECyDdjEzJ
2/28
2020
No matter where you're from, how old you are, or what your living situation is, your community is relying on you to… https://t.co/IKj3HRM4HEIt’s a disgrace that the Trump Admin is treating migrants & asylum seekers like this - 1 year+ of #RemainInMexicohttps://t.co/do8qZsLLes
2/27
2020
Los trabajadoras/es del hogar son uno de los grupos más vulnerable – a veces sufriendo de abuso físico, mental y se… https://t.co/RFlsDW6tAREveryone should know – filling out #Census2020 is: ☑️Safe ☑️Confidential ☑️Private Make sure your voice is heard in… https://t.co/VIBo5IVWHQVisité a @AOC en sus oficinas en Washington D.C. y compartimos nuestro punto de vista sobre los derechos de las y l… https://t.co/kqj4qa6Z8s
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2/26
2020
#BREAKING: Chair @RepMaloney, @RepAOC & @NydiaVelazquez want @FEMA, the Puerto Rico Dpt. of Justice & the Puerto Ri… https://t.co/9ztFRLwjhv
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2/25
2020
Did you know children under age 5 are one of the largest groups of undercounted people in the US? This year, we’r… https://t.co/sQsiovrqOR
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezIncredible Census Town Hall hosted by @aoc in Queens! We are in a nationwide competition & can’t let other states t… https://t.co/fKpPZpRVIw
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2/22
2020
No parent with a bachelor's degree + 2 jobs should be eating Ibuprofen like Tic Tacs & going to bed hungry bc they… https://t.co/a5HDg7v457
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
2/21
2020
My friend @MarkRuffalo is right. Fracking poisons our water and causes climate change. I am proud to introduce the… https://t.co/Y7XlxPKFKN
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
2/13
2020
We cannot deny the overwhelming scientific consensus any longer—fracking is a threat to our health, safety & enviro… https://t.co/GxQF2EOE8y
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezTrump's #RemainInMexico - now in effect for over 1 yr - has caused human & civil rights violations & suffering of n… https://t.co/vQkTBPCdOH
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezFracking is destroying our land and our water. It is wreaking havoc on our communities' health. We must do our job… https://t.co/WAyF8hJP0j
2/12
2020
@rapid_defense’s client was incredibly honored by @AOC’s invitation to attend the State of the Union - and spent a… https://t.co/5RfvWsNeOH
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2/6
2020
WATCH #LIVENOW: First hearing of our series to #ProtectKids. https://t.co/5FKF2Qoi5v
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2/5
2020
About to join @repblumenauer, @RepChuyGarcia, @Ilhan, @RepAOC, @RepPressley, @RepRashida & tremendous advocates to… https://t.co/U0U5ZFR1uo
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
1/29
2020
Proud to work with @Lin_Manuel and @JulieMenin to raise awareness for #Census2020! https://t.co/4qUQ6GY9XR
1/23
2020
Chin Mei Tsui is a trans man who has been held by ICE for years, including 19 months in solitary confinement bc of… https://t.co/F6EZxVJaxA
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
1/21
2020
WATCH: @AOC & @vanitaguptaCR clarify some #2020Census basics: The census WON'T ask about citizenship. Participating… https://t.co/RMWRhgqeTh
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
1/9
2020
The deadline to get health insurance on the exchange in New York is January 31st. Get free enrollment assistance i… https://t.co/W5b6GqLi9r
1/6
2019
"As I see it, the MTA has a choice: police the poor and criminalize poverty under the guise of making the system sa… https://t.co/zwGk2LS4jb
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
12/18
2019
Punishing the poor does not create a safer environment. Instead it threatens the very foundation of our community.… https://t.co/QDwNCdSFtl
12/17
2019
“It’s our job to redefine the rules of society and to treat people who give birth with the dignity they deserve.”… https://t.co/RNUva6UUrN
12/10
2019
Sen. Sanders, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, and climate and housing activists lay out how we will transform public housing to… https://t.co/8NbKpWNECt
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI agree. This is not the time for half-measures. Half-measures threaten the fate of our planet and the future of ou… https://t.co/dwalonEPKAWhen we transform our public housing, we create an economy of scale for weatherization, retrofitting, and renewable… https://t.co/u7XmLTQ7G5The issue of housing is the perfect place for us to reimagine what a progressive economic agenda can do, particular… https://t.co/Z1gFQIqSzEA Green New Deal for public housing means hundreds of thousands of jobs. 👷‍♀️👷🏽‍♂️🛠 Our bill shows that the climat… https://t.co/HAVcBJjAAmOur new research with @Sc2_Collab and @McHargCenter shows that the @AOC + @BernieSanders Green New Deal for Public… https://t.co/EixJuL7UVw
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI am honored to introduce the Green New Deal for Public Housing Act with @SenSanders today. It is time for our gove… https://t.co/OwCCIR9Eze
11/14
2019
(1/10) THREAD: After months of pressure, the federal government just sued @GileadSciences over their infringement o… https://t.co/YJwI4Rjzm3
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
11/8
2019
This is why I introduced the Eradicating Poverty Act as part of my Just Society package. We haven't changed the way… https://t.co/su1dPFYl64
11/5
2019
.@RepAOC is joining me to demand that we vote to expand and strengthen Social Security and pass #Secure2100! https://t.co/yHyAhOpCQj
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
11/1
2019
Today @AOC and I are urging an expansion of postal banking. #Postalbanking can help needy Americans in urban *and*… https://t.co/E89WcaB03Y
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
10/30
2019
Instead of obsessing about @AOC’s cut & color, how about these Rs *get a life* and do something productive like hel… https://t.co/prqPSG6QjB
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezToday for National Latino AIDS Awareness Day there will be #HIV testing at various #MTA subways throughout #NYC. I… https://t.co/gs6p8PU7Rl
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10/15
2019
Private equity’s push into private prisons, detention centers, & prison services companies has helped create monopo… https://t.co/AbvGPadtyK
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezProud to join @SenWarren and @RepMarkPocan in the fight to hold private equity firms responsible. We cannot continu… https://t.co/0bFCvTORNO
10/2
2019
The sky is the limit. At the JFK air traffic control tower with my colleague @RepAOC as we continue our efforts to… https://t.co/WzcwgPqX53
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
10/1
2019
It's time to end the Hyde Amendment. Thank you @RepBarbaraLee and @RepPressley for fearlessly fighting for a future… https://t.co/5vBHqrdFjo
9/30
2019
Bhairavi Desai, an activist and the founder of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, has been fighting against this s… https://t.co/VsoWMAmImlTaxi drivers in NYC are in crisis. They are trapped in a predatory lending scheme that steals their earnings and ha… https://t.co/r3lnOYBzX7
9/27
2019
The women at Karnes detention center have been through hell & back. Now they're experiencing systemic medical abuse… https://t.co/Eu285N5ZRy
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
9/26
2019
I am proud to introduce #AJustSociety package today to begin the important work of building a more just and prosper… https://t.co/9VOvfWH8D4
9/25
2019
.@AOC and I stand with the Puerto Ricans who flooded into the streets to demand democratic control over their lives… https://t.co/2G15CQer94
Retweeted by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezMore than 1 million in the tri-state region are facing flood risk today. This risk will only grow. We need to take… https://t.co/oYCPPW2m0p
9/24
2019

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