Congressman Jimmy Gomez Leads Los Angeles Delegation in Calling for Investigation into Unsafe Discharges of COVID-19 Patients

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), a member of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health and Vice Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, led members of the Los Angeles Congressional delegation in a letter urging the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to investigate inappropriate discharges of nursing home residents to homeless shelters, dilapidated mot... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez, California Ways and Means Democrats Introduce the Opportunity Starts at Home Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and California Ways and Means Democrats Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-05), Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-38), Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), and Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) introduced the Opportunity Starts at Home Act to provide permanent, supportive services for people at-risk of experiencing homelessness. The legislation, includ... Read more »

Gomez, Schiff, Napolitano, Roybal-Allard Seek Increased Army Corps Funding for Los Angeles River Restoration Project

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Los Angeles - Today, Reps. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Adam Schiff (CA-28), Grace Napolitano (CA-32), and Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting increased funding for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Project and the Public-Private Partnership (P3) Pilot Program in the Corps’ Fiscal Year 2021 Work Plan. “We respectfully request you include $3 ... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez on Supreme Court DACA Ruling

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Los Angeles – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling to block President Donald Trump from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California: “Today’s ruling represents a victory for our nation and the young DACA recipients who know ... Read more »

Congressman Gomez Calls on Amazon to Answer Questions about Moratorium on Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology

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Los Angeles – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), sent a letter to Amazon Chairman, President, and CEO Jeff Bezos, requesting the company be more transparent regarding the implementation and scope of their one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition technology, marketed as “Rekognition.” In addition to seeking specific information on the moratorium, Congressman Gomez also resub... Read more »

Congressmen Gomez and Ruiz Lead Effort for Additional Community Health Centers Funding

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Los Angeles – Today, Congressmen Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) called on House and Senate Leadership to protect and expand funding for Community Health Centers (CHCs), which play a vital role in treating patients, working with local health departments, and fighting the spread of the coronavirus. In a letter led by Congressmen Gomez and Ruiz, 40 California members of Congress urge... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Co-Sponsors the Justice in Policing Act of 2020

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Los Angeles – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined Chairwoman Karen Bass (CA-37) and the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) – along with Chairman Jerry Nadler (NY-10) and Senators Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) – in introducing the Justice in Policing Act of 2020. “The murder of George Floyd is just one of countless tragedies that underscore the urgent need to transform policin... Read more »

Vice Chairman Jimmy Gomez and Oversight Committee Introduce Fair and Accurate Census Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Oversight and Reform Committee Committee Vice Chairman Jimmy Gomez, Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerry Connolly, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Chairman Jamie Raskin, and Committee Member John Sarbanes issued the following statements after introducing legislation to support a fair and accurate 2020 Census in lig... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez and House Democrats Propose $10 Billion for Vulnerable Families

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Reps. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Judy Chu (CA-27), Linda Sanchez (CA-38), and Rep. Danny Davis (IL-07) introduced the Social Services Pandemic Disaster Relief Act. The bill would provide $10 billion for essential emergency assistance to vulnerable children, families, and individuals, including those who may not be receiving other assistance during the pandemic. The funding woul... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Introduces the Executive Branch Conflicts of Interest Act

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Los Angeles –Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Vice Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, re-introduced H.R. 6759, the Executive Branch Conflicts of Interest Act. This legislation – championed by the late Chairman Elijah Cummings – aims to reduce the influence of industry lobbyists on senior government officials and addresses the revolving door between lobbying firms and the gov... Read more »

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