Gomez Rejoins Ways and Means Committee to Advance Policies on Housing Crisis and Cutting Costs

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) is poised to rejoin the influential Ways and Means Committee after a unanimous vote in the Democratic Caucus supporting his reappointment. As a member of Ways and Means, Rep. Gomez will be tasked with issues of tax and trade, particularly related to housing and families. “Over the last year, I never stopped working to cut costs for…

Gomez Bill Passes House, Poised to Rename Post Office After Korean American Activist

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a unanimous vote today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Jimmy Gomez’s (CA-34) legislation to redesignate a local post office in his district after Korean independence activist Dosan Ahn Chang Ho. The bill now moves to the Senate. View Rep. Gomez’s floor speech on the bill HERE. Ahn Chang Ho, also known by his pen…

Congressman Gomez Leads 88 Colleagues in Honoring Korean American Day

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Reps. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Young Kim (CA-40) introduced a bipartisan resolution celebrating January 13 as Korean American Day, which this year marks the 121st anniversary of the arrival of the first Korean immigrants to the United States on January 13, 1903.  The full resolution is available here.  A video clip of Gomez’s…

Gomez Statement on GOP Sham Impeachment Inquiry

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement after voting NO on House Republicans’ sham impeachment inquiry that is based on zero evidence: “I’ve served on many iterations of the Oversight Committee and this sham impeachment inquiry is by far the lowest Republicans on this committee have gone. Chairman Comer is doing the bidding of Marjorie…

Gomez Calls for Extension of Ceasefire in Israel-Hamas War to Release All Hostages, Advance Negotiations, Make Good on Two-State Solution

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - In response to the news that the ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war was extended an additional day, Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement: “Any extension of a ceasefire and additional release of hostages in the Israel-Hamas war is welcome news, as I’ve said previously. Every extension and release of hostages moves negotiations closer to…

Gomez Statement on the Hostage Release in Gaza

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LOS ANGELES, CA —Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement: “I called for a cessation of hostilities weeks ago to bring this conflict to a stop, allow for the safe release of hostages, let humanitarian aid into the region, and prevent more needless deaths of civilians. Now, I welcome this negotiated temporary ceasefire and believe it should be made…

Gomez Applauds Quick Release of $3 Million in Federal Funding for Repairs to Fire-Damaged 10 Freeway in LA

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) applauded the quick release of $3 million in federal funds for repairs to the 10 freeway damaged by last weekend’s fire. These funds are a result of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which Gomez voted for and was signed into law exactly two years ago today. “I’m pleased to announce that $3 million in federal funds has been…

President Biden Signs Gomez-Backed Korean American VALOR Act into Law

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Washington, D.C. -- Today, President Biden signed into law the Korean American Vietnam Allies Long Overdue for Relief (VALOR) Act, sponsored by Representatives Jimmy Gomez (D-CA), Mark Takano (D-CA), Young Kim (R-CA), Madeleine Dean (D-PA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ), Tom Cole (R-OK), Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), Dan Crenshaw (R-TX), Grace Meng (D-NY) Andy Kim…

Gomez Votes NO on Politicized Israel Security Supplemental and Calls for Cessation of Hostilities

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) statement on cessation of hostilities in the Israel-Hamas conflict and “NO” vote on the politicized Israel Security Supplemental Appropriations Act:  “The world stands at a critical moment, and leaders must base decisions on intelligence, U.S. security interests, and the promotion of peace and stability in the region, not on…

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