Rep. Jimmy Gomez Advances Key Housing and Climate Priorities in the Build Back Better Act

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WASHINGTON – Following a days-long Committee on Ways and Means markup of the Build Back Better Act, a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package that makes significant federal investments in our country’s human infrastructure, Racial Equity Initiative Co-Chair Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued the following statement: “The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified how existing systemic barriers work a...

Reps. Gomez and DelBene Introduce Legislation Advancing Equity in Affordable Housing

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA) introduced the Affordable Housing Equity Act, a bill that enhances the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) to directly incentivize the development of affordable housing for extremely low income (ELI) households. The Affordable Housing Equity Act provides a basis boost of up to 50% for residential units that house EL...

Following SCOTUS Ruling, Gomez, Pressley, Bush, Ocasio-Cortez and Colleagues Call for Congress to Act on Eviction Moratorium

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LOS ANGELES – In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling striking down the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) most recent eviction moratorium, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), along with Representatives Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Cori Bush (MO-01), and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer urging them to s...

Reps. Gomez, Boyle, Beyer Introduce Choose Medicare Act to Achieve Universal Healthcare

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Brendan Boyle (PA-02), and Don Beyer (VA-08) introduced the Choose Medicare Act, legislation that would give every individual and business the choice to enroll in Medicare. Earlier this year, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) introduced the Choose Medicare Act (S. 1180) in the U.S. Senate. The Choose Medicare Act...

Congressman Gomez Hails New White House Eviction Moratorium Order

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WASHINGTON -- In response to today's White House announcement that new guidance will be issued to ban evictions in counties with high COVID-19 transmission rates, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, issued the following statement: "Today, the Biden administration answered our call to provide a lifeline to millions of Americans at risk of eviction. Thi...

Congressman Gomez Renews Call for White House to Extend Federal Eviction Moratorium

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Tags: Housing

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), along with Representatives Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) Cori Bush (MO-01), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, and Jamaal Bowman (NY-16), sent a letter reiterating their ongoing calls for President Biden and Centers for Disease Control and...

Congressman Gomez and Senator Feinstein Introduce Bill to Provide Tax Credits for Used Electric Vehicles

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today introduced the Affordable EVs for Working Families Act, a bill to provide buyers of preowned electric cars with tax rebates up to $2,500. Buyers of new electric vehicles currently qualify for a $7,500 tax credit, however there is no tax incentive to purchase used electric cars. The tax credit for new ...

Gomez, Pressley, and Bush to Biden: Keep Federal Eviction Moratorium in Place

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) issued the statement below regarding the upcoming expiration of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) federal eviction moratorium through July 31, 2021. Last month, the lawmakers led over 40 of their colleagues on a letter urging President Biden and CDC D...

Senators Stabenow, Peters and Congressmen Gomez, Kildee, Larson Introduce New Bill to Invest in America’s Downtowns

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WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI), Gary Peters (MI), and U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Dan Kildee (MI-05), and John B. Larson (CT-01) today introduced a new bill to invest in America’s changing downtowns and business districts following the COVID-19 crisis. The Revitalizing Downtowns Act will create the Qualified Office Conversion Tax Credit to convert unused office build...

Rep. Gomez, Speaker Pelosi Announce Start of Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) joined local childcare providers and working families at the Barrio Action Youth and Family Center in El Sereno to announce the start of monthly Child Tax Credit payments from the American Rescue Plan. Beginning today, over 90% of families nationwide will receive $250 per month for each child age 6-1...

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