Rep. Gomez Leads Letter with Rep. Barragán and California Delegation Urging Swift Reimbursement to Community Clinics for Monkeypox Vaccine Administration

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) led a letter with Congresswoman Nanette Barragán (CA-44) and members of the California Congressional Delegation urging the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to swiftly approve reimbursement of community clinics in California for administering monkeypox virus (MPV) vaccines. The letter, signed by 39 Members of Congress including Se...

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $4 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Workforce Development in Los Angeles, California

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Atwood (JAtwood@eda.gov) WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4 million grant to Homeboy Industries, Los Angeles, California, to support workforce development in the culinary and food sectors. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan. This grant wi...

Speaker Pelosi, Rep. Jimmy Gomez Celebrate Historic Climate & Clean Energy Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) in the Arts District to highlight the Inflation Reduction Act’s impact on clean energy production and transportation electrification to fight the climate crisis. The Inflation Reduction Act represents the single largest investment in climate action in American histor...

Rep. Gomez Calls on EPA to Step Up Monitoring of Avenue 34 Contamination Site Cleanup

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LOS ANGELES, CA – This week, Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan calling on the agency to closely monitor cleanup activities regarding the toxic contamination in and around the R CAP Avenue 34, LLC (R Cap) project site located at 135, 141, 153 West Avenue 34 and 3401 and 3433 Pasadena Avenue, Los Angeles, California. This lett...

Rep. Gomez's Statement on President Biden’s Historic Action to Cancel Student Debt

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued this statement following President Biden's announcement that he would cancel $10,000 in student loan debt for those earning less than $125,000 per year, with an additional $10,000 for those who had received Pell grants for low-income students. "Today’s decision to cancel student debt and pause student loan repayments brings a much needed mom...

Rep. Gomez Applauds Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued this statement after the House passed the Inflation Reduction Act: “Today, House Democrats sent to President Biden’s desk the landmark Inflation Reduction Act to lower families’ health care, prescription drug and energy costs, make the largest investment in addressing climate change in history, and dramatically reduce the deficit. This bill...

Reps. Gomez, Davis, Peters, & Panetta Introduce Legislation to Help Millions of Struggling Renters

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-CA), Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-IL), Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA), and Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) introduced innovative legislation to help millions of cost-burdened renters at a time when housing costs are skyrocketing as the gap between incomes and housing costs grows. The Rent Relief Act creates a new tax credit for renters that would cover a percentage of t...

Rep. Jimmy Gomez and Rep. Ritchie Torres Introduce the Stable Families Act to Protect Families from Eviction

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Rep. Ritchie Torres (NY-15) introduced The Stable Families Act, which protects our nation's most vulnerable tenants from the destabilizing effects of eviction. Specifically, the legislation establishes an Emergency Housing Assistance Fund program administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to ensure the federal government h...

U.S. Representatives Gomez, Lofgren, and Espaillat Introduce the Protect Vulnerable Immigrant Youth Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) introduced the Protect Vulnerable Immigrant Youth Act, which would protect immigrant youth who are survivors of abuse, abandonment, and neglect from further harm – including homelessness, wage theft, trafficking, and deportation. Specifically, the legislation would exempt Special ...

House Passes Rep. Gomez’s Legislation to Honor WWII Hero, Pvt. Jacob Cruz

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Vice Chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, applauded the House passage of bipartisan legislation he introduced to designate a post office in Boyle Heights after U.S. Marine Corps Private Jacob Cruz, a World War II hero who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Battle of Tarawa in 1943. The bill, supported by every member o...

REP. GOMEZ, AMBASSADOR TAI HOLD ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION WITH CA-34 CONGRESSIONAL TASK FORCE TO STOP ANTI-ASIAN HATE AND VIOLENCE

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LOS ANGELES, C.A. – This week, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai held a roundtable discussion at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo with members of the CA-34 Congressional Task Force to Stop Anti-Asian Hate and Violence. The event, held during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, focused on local, state and federal efforts ...

REP. GOMEZ ANNOUNCES 2022 CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION WINNERS

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LOS ANGELES, C.A. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced the winners of this year’s Congressional Art Competition at an award ceremony at the Ramon C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts honoring young artists from California’s 34th Congressional District. “This year, my office received over 40 incredible drawings, paintings, and photographs that explored the unique stories ...

REPS GOMEZ, CLARKE, ESPAILLAT, CHU CALL ON DHS TO EXPAND IMMIGRANT ACCESS TO PUBLIC BENEFITS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Representative Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas with Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09), Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), and 40+ of their colleagues to provide a public comment to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on the Public Charge Ground of In...

HOUSE OVERSIGHT AND REFORM COMMITTEE PASSES BILL LED BY REP. GOMEZ TO NAME BOYLE HEIGHTS POST OFFICE AFTER WWII HERO PVT JACOB CRUZ

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, the House Oversight and Reform Committee voted to advance bipartisan legislation sponsored by Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) to designate a post office in Boyle Heights after U.S. Marine Corps Private Jacob Cruz, a World War II hero who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Battle of Tarawa in 1943. “U.S. Marine Corps Private Jacob Cruz served our nation bravely and...

REPS GOMEZ AND LIEU ALLEGE TRUMP VIOLATED CAMPAIGN LAWS BY ASKING FOR PUTIN’S HELP

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Congressman Ted Lieu (CA-33) sent a criminal referral to Attorney General Merrick Garland alleging that former President Donald Trump violated the Federal Election Campaign Act and Federal Election Commission regulations. Earlier this week, the former President appeared to directly solicit help for his re-election campaign from Russian Preside...

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