Congressman Jimmy Gomez proudly represents California's 34th Congressional District, one of the country's most diverse and culturally rich districts. In the 118th Congress, Congressman Gomez sits on the Ways and Means Committee. He serves as an Assistant Whip of the Democratic Caucus and Deputy Whip for the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC). Congressman Gomez is the Founder and Chair of the Congressional Dads Caucus and Congressional Renters Caucus. He is a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), and Future Forum.
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Prior to his election to Congress in June of 2017, Congressman Gomez served four and a half years in the California State Assembly, where he served as Chair of the Assembly Appropriations Committee. In the Assembly, Congressman Gomez distinguished himself as a proven national champion 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, LGBTQ+ rights, and affordable housing.
Congressman Gomez attended Riverside Community College before receiving a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and an M.A. in Public Policy from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He lives in Eagle Rock with his wife Mary and son Hodge. He is a lifelong fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers.