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  • Congressman Gomez and Ways and Means Committee Democrats Unveil the GREEN Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 19, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Ways and Means released a discussion draft of the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now (GREEN) Act, a comprehensive approach to tackling climate change by using the tax code to extend and expand renewable energy use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In response, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement: “We face two urgent crises: climate change and income inequality. We have a choice between continuing to do thin... Read more

  • Reps. Gomez and Luján Introduce Legislation to Support Student Veterans
    Posted in Press Releases on November 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) introduced bipartisan legislation to support student veterans and address wage disparities. The Wage Adjustment for Veterans Enrolled in School Act would require that Veterans Affairs work-study wage match the local minimum wage if higher than the state minimum wage - ensuring that student veterans are paid fairly for their work. Full time or 3/4-time students who served in the military and are pursuing a college degree, vocational, or pr... Read more

  • Rep. Gomez Introduces the For the 99.8% Act to Address America’s Wealth Gap
    Posted in Press Releases on October 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) introduced legislation to enact a progressive tax on the estates of the wealthiest Americans. The For the 99.8% Act – modeled after legislation introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders – ensures that the 0.2 percent of estates that are worth over $3.5 million will finally begin paying their fair share of taxes. In addition to allowing the other 99.8 percent of estates to pass along inheritances tax-free, this legislation also closes tax looph... Read more

  • Congressman Gomez on the Passage of H.R. 3 – the Lower Drug Costs Now Act – in Ways and Means Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on October 22, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – In response to Ways and Means advancing H.R. 3 – the Lower Drug Costs Now Act – and other health legislation, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement: “Americans should not be living in fear of making ends meet because of the skyrocketing costs of their prescription drugs. For far too long, high prescription drug costs have forced working families to choose between staying healthy and paying their bills. Under the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, Medicare wil... Read more

  • Senators Hassan, Collins and Representatives Gomez, Kelly Introduce Bipartisan Bills to Lower Energy Costs for Consumers, Increase Energy Efficiency
    Posted in Press Releases on October 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Mike Kelly (PA-16) and U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) last week introduced the bipartisan Home Energy Savings Act to help lower energy costs for families and reduce carbon emissions by reinstating and strengthening a tax credit for energy efficient home upgrades. The bipartisan group will also introduce the New Home Energy Efficiency Act to help incentivize greater energy efficiency in the construction o... Read more

  • Congressman Jimmy Gomez Once Again Calls for Donald Trump to be Impeached
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued the following statement: “For the sake of our republic and the integrity of our democracy, President Donald Trump must be impeached.” ### Read more

  • Reps. Gomez, Stivers, and Senator Booker Introduce Bipartisan Transit to Trails Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2019 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Congressman Steve Stivers (OH-15), and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced bipartisan legislation to improve equitable access to parks, public lands, waters, and green spaces for all. H.R. 4273 – the Transit to Trails Act – directs the Department of Transportation to establish the Transit to Trails Grant program, a block grant program to fund accessible transportation systems in critically underserved communities. According to the Wi... Read more

  • Reps. Gomez and Harder Introduce Legislation to Address Food Insecurity on College Campuses
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) introduced legislation to address the growing crisis of food insecurity among college students across the country. The Enhanced Access to SNAP Act (or EATS Act) would amend the Food and Nutrition Act to include “attending an institution of higher education” as a form of qualification, expanding SNAP eligibility to millions of college students experiencing hunger on a daily basis. A recent study by the Government Accountability Office found ... Read more

  • Congressman Gomez Announces Youth Advisory Council at Town Hall in Lincoln Heights
    Posted in Press Releases on August 17, 2019 | Preview rr

    Los Angeles, CA – This weekend, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) held a town hall event and announced the creation of his Youth Advisory Council, a nonpartisan group for high school students to foster engagement in public service through volunteer opportunities and professional development. Nearly 200 people attended Congressman Gomez’s town hall at the Lincoln Heights Senior Center in Los Angeles where he answered questions from constituents about gun violence, affordable housing, climate chang... Read more

  • Congressman Gomez Hosts Future Forum Chair Stephanie Murphy in Los Angeles
    Posted in Press Releases on August 16, 2019 | Preview rr

    Los Angeles, CA – This week, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) hosted Future Forum Chair Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) in Los Angeles to meet with local immigration rights advocates and tour California’s 34th Congressional District. The two members of Congress visited the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) – a community-based organization that seeks to foster development and empower immigrant communities – where they shared their personal stories with TPS recipients. Congressman G... Read more

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