WGBH: Elizabeth Warren Has Evolved: She Now Pays Interns More Than Anyone Else In Congress

By Guillermo Creamer|February 10, 2019|In the News|

At some point in the past few years, Sen. Elizabeth Warren got religion on interns. In 2014 and 2015, the Massachusetts Democrat paid a handful of interns a couple thousand dollars each, totaling less than $50,000 in payments to interns in the two years combined. The vast majority of her interns — usually about 100 per year — were unpaid. But last spring and summer, Warren became the single most

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Statement on Unpaid Internship Postings

By Guillermo Creamer|February 6, 2019|In the News|

Statement on Unpaid Internship Postings Washington, D.C. – Last September, both the House and the Senate appropriated almost $14 Million in funding for paid congressional internships, which is expected to create thousands of paid opportunities for young adults regardless of socioeconomic status. Speaker Pelosi’s office was integral in the creation and passage of this measure. When the funding was passed, Speaker Pelosi issued a statement in support of “this historic

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