House Passes Gomez Bill to Name Los Angeles U.S. Courthouse After Civil Rights Icons

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Watch Gomez’s floor speech HERE. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez’s (CA-34) bipartisan legislation to name the Los Angeles U.S. Courthouse after Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez, American civil rights icons. The Mendez’s activism to stop racial discrimination in California schools, alongside the Ramirez, Estrada, Guzman and Palomino…

Gomez, Merkley, Murphy, Beyer Lead Bicameral Action to Let Every American Choose Medicare

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Jimmy Gomez (D-CA-34), U.S. Representative Donald Beyer (D-VA-8), Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, and Connecticut’s U.S. Senator Christopher Murphy today led their colleagues in introducing the Choose Medicare Act. This legislation opens up Medicare to all Americans with a new ‘Part E’ and builds on the system we have today. By allowing Medicare…

Gomez Slams New Republican Rule Banning Nonprofits from Most Federal Community Projects Funding

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement on new Republican guidelines for Fiscal Year 2025 appropriations legislation that bars nonprofit organizations from qualifying for most community project funding:   “This short-sighted decision to prohibit nonprofits from receiving federal funds through this important process is wrong and will…

Rep. Gomez Urges Adoption of Ceasefire-Hostage Release Proposal

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Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement on the ceasefire-hostage release proposal that was newly reported on as tensions continue to escalate in Rafah: “I was one of the first members of the House to call for a ceasefire that secures the release of hostages and helps achieve enduring peace in the region. There is a proposal on the table that does just that and it should…

Statement from Rep. Gomez on the House’s Humanitarian Aid and National Security Supplemental

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Gomez released the following statement after voting to send humanitarian aid to Gaza and Ukraine and to deliver a clear message to Iran: “Our country has a duty to promote peace and stability around the world, and that includes providing humanitarian assistance to the people of Gaza, pushing for a ceasefire that lets Palestinians and Israelis peacefully coexist, and…

Rep. Gomez Launches Student Resource Hub, Gets Answers from Department of Education

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) launched a new Student Resource Hub through his official website today, pulling together important resources and information to assist students and borrowers as they prepare to go to school or start paying back their loans after graduating. A portion of the information included comes directly…

Rep. Gomez and Korean Ambassador Watch Dodgers Seoul Series Together

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), who represents Koreatown in Los Angeles in the U.S. House of Representatives, hosted Hyundong Cho, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States, to watch the Los Angeles Dodgers play the San Diego Padres in their season kick-off series in Seoul, South Korea. Joined by San Diego's Rep. Scott Peters, they gathered in Gomez’s…

Gomez Announces Over $151 Million to Los Angeles for Key Transportation and Green Space Projects

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Today U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced over $151 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for four projects in California’s 34th District to improve roads and highways, build a critical pedestrian and bicycle crossing connecting communities in East LA, make public transportation more efficient, and expand and improve parks and…

Rep. Gomez Invites SAG-AFTRA Leader to State of the Union to Highlight Historic Progress Made by Unions

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), former labor organizer, is bringing Linda Powell, Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) Executive Vice President, as his State of the Union guest. Powell was a key negotiator amid the union’s record-breaking strike last summer, and helped secure union-backed provisions that got the…

Rep. Gomez Secures Over $11 Million for 15 Los Angeles Community Projects

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) secured $11,184,031 in federal funding for 15 Los Angeles community projects in the government funding packages that passed the House today. The community projects respond directly to some of the most pressing needs in Los Angeles, including affordable housing projects, education hubs, recreation centers and green spaces. “I came to…

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