hellokpop: Amber Liu To Host A New Original Show “I’ll Ask The Stupid Questions” On Ficto Streaming Platform

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The first episode, airing October 29, covers the critical topics of voting as well as the electoral process, just before the crucial 2020 presidential election. Congressman Jimmy Gomez, a representative of Los Angeles, joins Amber for this episode and offers his insight. Additionally, other political policy experts will join her during the episode for discussions on why people do not vote, the imp... Read more »

KCAL: World Series Wager: California Dems Set Up Friendly Mask Wager With Tampa Bay Counterparts

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Golden State politicians are going to bat for the boys in blue by making a friendly wager with their Sunshine State colleagues. Team face masks on the House floor are on the line in the wager between Southern California Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), Jimmy Gomez (D-Los Angeles), and Linda Sanchez (D-Norwalk), and their Tampa Bay counterparts, Reps. Kathy Castor (D-FL) and Charlie Crist (D-FL). If ... Read more »

Politico: Hotels appeal to Trump for aid

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The program has come under scrutiny from some Democrats. Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.) wrote to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig in January to question how the “flawed” program goes after low-income taxpayers. Paul Hartwick, a Navient spokesperson, wrote in an email to PI that Koch “plans to keep in touch with stakeho... Read more »

Bloomberg Government: Facial Recognition Tech Finds Public Support in Industry Survey

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Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.), a member of the Oversight and Reform panel, is developing legislation he plans to introduce before the year’s end, Eric Harris, Gomez’s communications director, said in an email. The measure would set a moratorium on the technology until a national standard and certification process is established, Harris said. Democratic bills (H.R. 7356 and S. 4084) introduced in Jun... Read more »

Politico Pro: Lawmakers object to Exide bankruptcy agreement

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Lawmakers are also objecting to the quick timeline for approval. DOJ provided just an eight-day public comment period, ending Tuesday, after it announced the proposed settlement Sept. 22. A letter from Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.) and 21 other California House Democrats asks to extend the public comment period by 60 days. "Why do you want to rush it?" asked Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Ang... Read more »

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Mallinckrodt turned an old drug into a ‘cash cow,’ pumping price to $40,000 a vial, emails show

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He argued that Mallinckrodt had invested $660 million in improving manufacturing of the drug and in seeking evidence that Acthar works for many other uses that the FDA permits. Rep. Jimmy Gomez, D-California, said Trudeau’s answer misled the committee and he owed Maloney an apology. “Replacing one term with another term, ‘cash cow’ with ‘profit maximizer,’ doesn’t change the intent of your compan... Read more »

Kaiser Health News: Old Drug Turned ‘Cash Cow’ as Company Pumped Price to $40K a Vial, Emails Show

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He argued that Mallinckrodt had invested $660 million in improving manufacturing of the drug and in seeking evidence that Acthar works for many other uses that the FDA permits. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.) said Trudeau’s answer misled the committee and he owed Maloney an apology. “Replacing one term with another term, ‘cash cow’ with ‘profit maximizer,’ doesn’t change the intent of your company, wh... Read more »

MSNBC: Rep. Gomez to GOP: 'Why aren't you upset' over Trump tax report?

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Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D-CA) joins Ayman Mohyeldin as the White House and Republicans continue to push back on the New York Times reporting surrounding President Trump's tax returns. Gomez says Trump's evasion of paying taxes means he was allowed to "profit off the backs of the American people." Watch Read more »

Orange County Register: ICE facility where unwanted hysterectomies allegedly performed to get visit from Reps. Correa, Barragan, Gomez

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Congressional representatives from Southern California plan to visit on Saturday an immigration detention facility in Georgia to investigate reports of abuse, including allegations that some detainees were subjected to unwanted hysterectomies. Reps. Nanette Diaz Barragán, D-San Pedro, Lou Correa, D-Santa Ana, and Jimmy Gomez, D-Los Angeles, will join fellow Congressional Hispanic Caucus members an... Read more »

AP: Census takers head to homeless shelters, outdoor camps

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The wildfires in California, and around major cities like Los Angeles, add another twist to the state’s homeless problem, as thousands of people have been temporarily displaced. Census takers have headed to Red Cross shelters to count people who did not fill out their forms earlier. “The question for me ... is if they are counted at all,” said U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez, a Democrat from Los Angeles. “T... Read more »

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