Gomez, Schiff, Roybal-Allard Applaud Significant Funding for Los Angeles River Restoration Project

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Adam Schiff (CA-28), and Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) applauded the first significant federal funding for the LA River Restoration Project, which will revitalize more than 700 acres of open space along a broad stretch of the Los Angeles River from Griffith Park to downtown Los Angeles. “Strong federal investments toward revitalizing the Los Ang... Read more »

Migrant Mother Featured in Viral Photo Fleeing Tear Gas Attack At Border to Join Congressman Jimmy Gomez as State of the Union Guest

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Los Angeles — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced that Maria Lidia Meza Castro, a 41-year old mother of nine from Honduras, will accompany him as his guest to the State of the Union address. Last year, Maria made the treacherous journey to the U.S. with 5 of her children, only to be tear gassed by immigration officials at the border. Maria and her twin daughters were photographed duri... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Statement on President Trump Signing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act into Law

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to President Donald Trump signing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act at the White House, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), a member of the House Democratic Working Group on trade, released the following statement: “Thanks to House Democrats, President Donald Trump just signed the most progressive trade pact in modern American history i... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Celebrates Korean American Day 2020

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Executive Committee member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), took part in several activities in recognition of Korean American Day, commemorating the arrival of the first Korean immigrants to the United States on January 13, 1903. “As the representative to Koreatown in Los Angeles – home to the largest Korean comm... Read more »

Gomez-Foxx GREAT Act Becomes Law

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Washington, D.C. – On December 30, the President signed into law H.R. 150, the Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act, sponsored by Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Congesswoman Virginia Foxx (NC-05). Under the GREAT Act, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will simplify the federal grant reporting process by enacting a government-wide reporting system for fede... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Statement on the House Passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to the House passage of H.R. 5430 – the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), a member of the House Democratic Working Group on trade, released the following statement: “I began my political career advocating for our country’s proud labor movement – working for both the United Nurses Association of Californ... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Appointed Vice Chair of Committee on Oversight and Reform

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced his appointment to serve as Vice Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, the main investigative body of the U.S. House of Representatives. “It is with great humility and appreciation to my colleagues that I accept the distinction of serving as Vice Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform,” said Congressman Gomez. “I... Read more »

Gomez-Foxx GREAT Act Sent to White House for Signature

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WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed a Senate-amended update to H.R. 150, the Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act. Sponsored by Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Rep. Virginia Foxx (NC-05), the GREAT Act will streamline the federal grant reporting process by mandating the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to develop a standardized, government-wi... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez on the Passage of the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act

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Washington, D.C. – In response to the House of Representatives passing H.R. 3 – the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement: “The passage of the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act represents a victory for the millions of Americans who have felt the crushing financial burden of skyrocketing prescription drug costs. Unde... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Statement on the Introduction of Articles of Impeachment Against President Trump

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump for Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress after he pressured Ukraine to help his re-election campaign and obstructed Congress’s exercise of its constitutional powers. In response to this announcement, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement: “Presi... Read more »

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