Dads Caucus Chair Calls for IVF Protections

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Chair and Founder of the Congressional Dads Caucus, released the following statement in response to Republican attacks on in vitro fertilization (IVF): “People across the country are seeing their dreams of becoming parents shattered because of Republicans’ intrusive attacks on their reproductive care, including IVF. Infertility is…

Dads Caucus Announces Working Group on Technology, Media and Family

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Founder and Chair of the Congressional Dads Caucus, announced that U.S. Rep. Jake Auchincloss (MA-04) will chair the new Technology, Media and the Family Working Group. The working group will convene subject matter experts to educate members on issues related to modern technology and media and their impact on families, particularly…

Rep. Brittany Pettersen Joins Congressional Dads Caucus

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Washington, D.C. — Today U.S. Rep. Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) joined the Congressional Dads Caucus—a group of 35 parents in Congress, led by U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), who fight for family-friendly policies like affordable child care, paid family leave and the enhanced Child Tax Credit.  “I’m in Congress to fight for my son, Davis, and kids across the country who deserve a…

Rep. Adam Schiff Joins Congressional Dads Caucus

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Washington, D.C. — Today U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (CA-30) joined the Congressional Dads Caucus—a group of over 30 parents in Congress led by U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) who fight for family friendly policies like affordable child care, paid family leave and the enhanced Child Tax Credit.  “As a proud new member of the Dads Caucus, I am excited to continue tackling the challenges…

Congressional Dads Caucus Supports Tax Package to Enhance Child Tax Credit

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Chair and Founder of the Congressional Dads Caucus, released the following statement on the bipartisan tax package that includes enhancements to the Child Tax Credit (CTC): “As we head into the next vote, our Dads Caucus members overwhelmingly support the bipartisan tax package that will provide relief for 16 million children and…

Rep. Gomez, Chair of Dads Caucus, Calls for Changes to Bipartisan Tax Proposal to Have Greatest Impact in Ending Child Poverty

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Chair and Founder of the Congressional Dads Caucus, released the following statement on the bipartisan tax proposal on the Child Tax Credit: “As Chair of the Dads Caucus, which has championed the enhanced Child Tax Credit from our founding, I’m glad to see Republicans are finally moving towards the gold standard for the Child Tax…

Gomez Urges IRS to Ensure Equity in Tax System and Expand Access to Child Tax Credit

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Chair of the Congressional Dads Caucus, urged IRS Commissioner Daniel Werfel to expand access to the enhanced Child Tax Credit (CTC) and Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for working families, and ensure equity in our tax system. In a letter to Werfel, Gomez wrote, “Permanently expanding the Child Tax Credit (CTC) is a key pillar of the…

Gomez, Murray, Sanders, Clark, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Extend Vital Child Care Funding and Save Millions of Families’ Child Care Spots as Funding Cliff Looms

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Chair and Founder of the Congressional Dads Caucus, along with Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), House Democratic Whip Katherine Clark (D-MA-05), Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03), and other colleagues introduced the Child Care Stabilization Act to extend vital federal child care stabilization…

Gomez, Chair of Dads Caucus, Reiterates Need for Child Tax Credit Amid Historic Child Poverty Rate

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Chair and Founder of the Congressional Dads Caucus, issued a statement following the release of new statistics from the Census Bureau showing a significant increase in child poverty as a result of the expiration of the enhanced child tax credit: “Child poverty more than doubled after the GOP allowed the enhanced child tax credit…

Congressional Dads Caucus Announces Working Groups on Mental Health & Gun Violence Prevention

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Founder and Chair of the Congressional Dads Caucus, announced that U.S. Rep. Rob Menendez (NJ-08) will chair the new Dads Caucus Family Mental Health Working Group and U.S. Rep. Dan Goldman (NY-10) will chair the new Dads Caucus Gun Violence Prevention Working Group. The taskforces will convene subject matter experts to…

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