REP. JIMMY GOMEZ ISSUES STATEMENT ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF THE BUILD BACK BETTER ACT

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WASHINGTON – Following the passage of the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued the following statement: “With the House passage of the historic Build Back Better Act, we have prioritized investments in our people and our planet. From combatting the climate crisis to supporting the needs of working families, children, and old...

REP. JIMMY GOMEZ VOTES TO CENSURE REP. PAUL GOSAR

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Tags: Oversight

WASHINGTON – Following the passage of a resolution to censure Congressman Paul Gosar in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued the following statement: “Today I voted with conviction to formally censure Congressman Paul Gosar for his violent rhetoric, and to remove him from his committee assignments, including the Oversight and Reform Committee, on which I am pr...

REP. GOMEZ AND COLLEAGUES CALL FOR IMPROVED WAGES AND WORKING CONDITIONS FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), and his colleagues sent a letter to Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Inc. and Alliance of Health Care Union, urging them negotiate a fair contract that bolsters the economy, the healthcare industry, and the patients and members they care for. “Kaiser and its labor unions have long set a nationally recognized model for high employmen...

REP. GOMEZ ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO NAME BOYLE HEIGHTS POST OFFICE AFTER WWII HERO, PVT JACOB CRUZ

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) introduced bipartisan legislation to designate a post office in Boyle Heights after U.S. Marine Corps Private Jacob Cruz, a World War II veteran who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Battle of Tarawa in 1943. “The Pvt. Jacob Cruz Post Office will honor the contributions of this brave Marine and all Latino servicemembers who have given their...

REP. JIMMY GOMEZ STATEMENT ON HOUSE ADVANCEMENT OF THE BUILD BACK BETTER ACT AND PASSAGE OF THE BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE BILL

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WASHINGTON – Following the advancement of the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) and the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) in the House of Representatives, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued the following statement: “For months, my Democratic colleagues in the House have worked to deliver on the President’s promise of a cleaner, more resilient, more equitable fut...

Rep. Jimmy Gomez Urges Action From HUD to Improve Housing Conditions for Low-Income Seniors at Cathay Manor Apartments

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge urging the Department to take immediate action to address substandard housing conditions impacting residents of the Cathay Manor Apartments in the Chinatown neighborhood of Downtown Los Angeles. The 270-unit, 16-story apartment building is home to ...

Gomez Statement on White House Meeting with President Biden

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Tags: Advocacy

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and Co-Chair of the Ways and Means Committee’s Racial Equity Initiative (REI), released the following statement after a meeting at the Oval Office with President Biden to discuss next steps for the Build Back Better Agenda: “I would like to thank President Biden for his leadership and invi...

Rep. Gomez and Five House Colleagues Lead 100+ House Democrats In Urging President Biden To Protect Paid Leave In Build Back Better Act

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Don Beyer (VA-08), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Judy Chu (CA-27), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) led 105 House Democrats urging President Biden to defend paid family and medical leave provisions in the ongoing negotiations over the Build Back Better Act. The signatories represent a broad ideological swathe of the House D...

Rep. Gomez and House Colleagues Introduce Legislation To Strengthen And Reform Unemployment Insurance

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Don Beyer (VA-08), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Cori Bush (MO-01), and Scott Peters (CA-52) announced the introduction of the Unemployment Insurance Improvement Act, H.R. 5507, legislation to strengthen the delivery of benefits to unemployed American workers. The bill would require states to provide a minimu...

PASSED: Rep. Gomez Amendment to Honor Korean and Korean-American Veterans of the Vietnam War

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Jimmy Gomez’s (CA-34) bipartisan resolution honoring the contributions of Korean and Korean American veterans who served in the Vietnam War as an amendment to the House version of the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Young Kim (CA-39), Grace Meng (NY-06), Michelle St...

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