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… Read more »
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… Read more »
LOS ANGELES, CA — Today at a press conference, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced nearly $2 million in federal funding for Homeboy Industries. This funding will help the program hire formerly incarcerated individuals and enroll participants into culinary and hospitality career pathways. Homeboy Industries is a local non-profit youth rehabilitation program and the largest… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) led 25 of his colleagues on a letter to House leadership urging continued support for funding for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Citizenship and Integration Grant Program (CIGP). CIGP is a critical program for supporting the integration of immigrants into the social, cultural, economic, and civic life of the… Read more »
LOS ANGELES, CA – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), founder and chair of the Congressional Dads Caucus, led 16 members of the California congressional delegation on a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom, State Senate President Pro Tempore Toni Atkins, and California State Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas urging support for SB 616 to increase the number of paid sick days that employees can… Read more »
LOS ANGELES, CA – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Chair and Founder of the first-ever Congressional Renters Caucus, led nine other members of Congress on a letter to federal banking regulators urging action to incentivize turning empty commercial real estate (CRE) into affordable housing, rather than allowing these properties to remain unused and burden the financial system.
“As… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement on former President Donald Trump's third criminal indictment:
“Donald Trump led a treasonous conspiracy to overturn the results of a free and fair election that he lost. It’s about damn time he joins the over 1,000 domestic terrorists who have been charged for participating in the January… Read more »
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… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), a former labor organizer, led 36 members of the California congressional delegation on a letter to Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) President Fran Drescher and Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers (AMPTP) President Carol Lombardini urging both groups to respect and… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Congressman Maxwell Alejandro Frost (FL-10), along with housing advocates, unveiled the End Junk Fees for Renters Act, a bill aimed at putting an end to the growing number of excessive and dishonest junk fees renters face when looking for and securing housing.
“I’m thrilled that only a month after launching the first… Read more »