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File #: 210254    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 3/25/2021 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/8/2021
Title: Recognizing and congratulating Marcia L. Fudge on her confirmation to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Sponsors: Councilmember Parker, Council President Clarke, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember Gauthier, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Domb
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 21025400, 2. Signature21025400
Title
Recognizing and congratulating Marcia L. Fudge on her confirmation to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Body
WHEREAS, On March 10, 2021, The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge as the 18th Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In her new role, Secretary Fudge will lead the Offices of Housing, Community Planning and Development, Federal Housing Administration, Public and Indian Housing, Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Policy Development and Research, Field Policy and Management, Government National Mortgage Association, Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes, and Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships; and

WHEREAS, As a Congresswoman, Fudge served on the Committee on House Administration, the House Committee on Agriculture, and the House Committee on Education and Labor. She was the Chair of the Committee on House Administration's Subcommittee on Elections and Chair of the Committee on Agriculture's Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight and Department Operations. She also served on the Subcommittees on Conservation and Forestry (Agriculture), Civil Rights and Human Services (Education & Labor) and Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions (Education & Labor); and

WHEREAS, In the 115th Congress, Congresswoman Fudge served on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce Subcommittees on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education and on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions. She also served as Ranking Member on the House Committee on Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry and a member on the Subcommittee on Nutrition. She was a member of several Congressional Caucuses and past Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus; and

WHEREAS, Secretary Fudge hails from Ohio and has served the people for more than three decades. She began her journey at the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office where she worked as the Director of the Prosecutor's Office, Director of the Budget Com...

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