Marissa currently oversees the health care portfolio for Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a position she has held for the past six years. In this role, she has spearheaded Democratic budget reconciliation efforts and written a number of high-profile pieces of legislation on topics such as Medicare expansion, prescription drugs, and the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2019, Marissa was named as one of 34 “DC Health Care Power Players” by Business Insider.