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White House Adds a New Press Secretary

White House Adds a New Press Secretary

Elena Hernández is joining the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy as the Press Secretary. She was most recently the Press Secretary for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Prior to that, Hernández was the Press Secretary for Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), where she was responsible for constituent correspondence and drafting press releases, statements, and talking points. The NJ native previously served as Digital Communications Manager for Congressman Greg Walden (R-OR). The 2015 Boston University graduate has also worked on the campaigns of former NJ Governor Chris Christie, MA Governor Charlie Baker, and Jon Golnik's 2012 congressional campaign. She also worked at The Blaze. More about her here.

Devaluing Homes is Destroying Black Wealth

Devaluing Homes is Destroying Black Wealth

Mazie Hirono Intros Bill to Address Health Disparities Among Communities of Color

Mazie Hirono Intros Bill to Address Health Disparities Among Communities of Color