Jimmy Gomez proudly represents California’s 34th Congressional District, among the most diverse and culturally rich district in the country. He is a working-class progressive fighting to lift working families, defend our environment, and protect and expand access to high quality, affordable health care.
He serves on the powerful House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the House Natural Resources Committee. Rep. Jimmy Gomez also serves as co-chair in the House Democratic Caucus’ Rebuilding America Task Force and is a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), and Future Forum.
Prior to his election to Congress in June of 2017, Rep. Jimmy Gomez served four and a half years in the California State Assembly, where he distinguished himself as a proven national champion on the issues of Paid Family Leave and combatting climate change. He became a key figure in authoring landmark legislation to address public health, environmental justice, water conservation, access to education, civic engagement, campaign finance disclosure, LGBT rights, and affordable housing. In only his second term, he served as chair of the influential Assembly Appropriations Committee.
Rep. Jimmy Gomez attended Riverside Community College before receiving a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and a M.A. in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He lives in Eagle Rock with his wife, Mary Hodge, and dog, Austin. He is a proud fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers.