Rep. Gomez Votes NO on Debt Limit Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, voted against H.R. 3746, the Fiscal Responsibility Act. “Congressional Republicans deserve full blame for trying to drive our country off a fiscal cliff and into a global economic catastrophe,” said Rep. Gomez. “House Republicans should have never been allowed to hold our nation’s…

Gomez Celebrates Passage of Bill to Extend VA Care to Korean Immigrants Who Fought with U.S. in Vietnam War

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), who represents the largest population of Korean Americans in the U.S., celebrated House passage of the Korean American VALOR Act. This bill, which Gomez is an original cosponsor of, allows veterans who served in the armed forces of the Republic of Korea during the Vietnam War and have since become naturalized U.S. citizens…

Reps. Gomez Statement After LGBTQ+ Group Uninvited from Dodgers Pride Night

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Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), who represents Dodgers Stadium, released the following statement on the Dodgers uninviting an LGBTQ+ group to their Pride Night: “By caving to political pressure, the Dodgers opened their front gates to the hate and transphobia Marco Rubio and far-right extremists have been trying to spread to California for years. All this…

Reps. Gomez, Costa, Panetta, Harder, Adams, Introduce Legislation to Expand SNAP Benefits for College Students

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Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), along with Reps. Josh Harder (CA-10), Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Alma Adams (NC-12), Jim Costa (CA-21), and 117 other Members of Congress introduced legislation to address the growing crisis of food insecurity among college students. The Enhance Access to SNAP Act of 2023 or EATS Act of 2023 permanently expands…

Gomez Leads LA County Delegation Letter to FEMA Urging Faster COVID-19 Reimbursements for Hospitals and Health Care Providers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) led 11 members of the Los Angeles County Congressional Delegation in sending a letter urging FEMA to speed up the processing of reimbursements for hospitals and health care providers for expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Region IX, which includes Los Angeles County, has the lowest proportion of current project…

Rep. Gomez and Senator Booker Introduce Bill to Promote Access to Public Lands and Green Spaces Through Public Transit

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) reintroduced a bill in the House and Senate that promotes equitable access to parks, green spaces, and public lands and waters. The Transit to Trails Act creates a grant program to fund projects that make transportation to green spaces and public lands more…

Congressional Dads Caucus Requests More Baby Changing Stations in U.S. Capitol Complex

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Washington, D.C. – Today the Congressional Dads Caucus, led by Chair and Founder Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20), sent a letter urging the Committee on House Administration to expand access to diaper changing tables in restrooms across House office buildings. “I’ve had numerous constituents come to Washington to advocate for issues affecting their families only…

Rep. Gomez Welcomes South Korean President Yoon to D.C. for 70th Anniversary of US – ROK Alliance

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) welcomed President Yoon Suk Yeol from the Republic of Korea (ROK) to the United States Capitol as a member of the Escort Committee. President Yoon’s visit marks the first state visit to Washington D.C. by a South Korean leader in 12 years and comes in time for the 70th anniversary of the US-ROK alliance.  “It is an…

Rep. Gomez Denounces House Passage of Anti-Trans Youth Legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) denounced House Passage of H.R. 734, the so-called “Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act.” As a member of the Equality Caucus and the brother of an LGBTQ+ American, Rep. Gomez supports the Caucus’ mission to promote equality for all people regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex characteristics.   Rep.…

Rep. Gomez and Senator Sanders Introduce Bill to Make the Ultra Wealthy Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) introduced the For the 99.5% Act, legislation that would create a progressive estate tax on the top 0.5% of wealthy Americans, end tax breaks for dynasty trusts, and close loopholes in the estate and gift tax that have allowed billionaire families to avoid paying their fair share of taxes when passing their fortunes from one…

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