Congressman Gomez and Senator Booker Introduce Transit to Trails Act of 2021

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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 accessible for critically underserved communities. A ...

Rep. Gomez, Ways and Means Democrats Unveil Groundbreaking Proposal to Reshape the American Economy

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), along with House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (MA-01) and Committee Democrats unveiled a groundbreaking plan to reshape the American economy through universal paid family and medical leave, guaranteed access to child care, and permanently extending worker and family-related refundable tax credits from the American Resc...

Congressman Gomez Joins Nearly 100 House Democrats Calling for Immediate End to the Filibuster

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), along with Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01), Congressman Jason Crow (CO-06), Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Congressman Sean Casten (IL-06), and nearly 100 House Democrats sent a letter urging Senate Democrats to end the filibuster so that Congress can deliver on legislation promised to and supported by a majority of Americans. In t...

Gomez Leads Members in Introducing Bipartisan 2020 Census Deadline Extensions Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Committee on Oversight and Reform Vice Chair Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerald E. Connolly (VA-11), Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Chairman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), and Congressmen Don Young (AK-AL), and Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) introduced the 2020 Census Deadline Extensions Act, to exte...

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Statement on Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, in response to the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial over the death of George Floyd, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement: “Today, Derek Chauvin was held accountable for the murder of George Floyd. This verdict will never erase the pain and anguish inflicted on the Floyd family and our country. This decision reflects the justice Americans expe...

Gomez, Oversight Colleagues Introduce Comprehensive Inspectors General Legislation to Increase Transparency, Independence

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Committee on Oversight and Reform Vice Chair Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD-05), Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerald E. Connolly (VA-11), National Security Subcommittee Chairman Stephen F. Lynch (MA-08), Committee Member Rep. Katie Porter (CA-45), and Rep. Ted Lieu (CA-33) introduced the...

Rep. Gomez, Senator Bernie Sanders Introduce Bill to Address Income and Wealth Inequality

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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. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced this bill in the United States Senate. Today in America, the 50 wealthiest people own more wealth than the poorest 165 million Americans who have faced the worst of the econo...

Congressman Gomez Calls for Cal State L.A. Vaccination Site to Remain Open

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) renewed his call for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to continue operating the Community Vaccination Center (CVC) at California State University, Los Angeles amid the rising threat of a fourth wave of COVID-19. “Despite the swift pace with which the Biden administration has vaccinated 100 million Americans, our nation is still at ...

Rep. Gomez and Senator Murray Introduce the Jeanette Acosta Invest in Women’s Health Act of 2021

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Jeanette Acosta Invest in Women’s Health Act of 2021, legislation that would increase availability of preventive, life-saving cancer screenings at safety net and reproductive health care providers like Planned Parenthood. Additionally, the bill would create new grant and pilot programs to expa...

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Named Assistant Whip for the 117th Congress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-06) announced that Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) has been named Assistant Whip of the Democratic Caucus for the 117th Congress. Congressman Gomez also served as Assistant Whip in the 116th legislative session. “I’m deeply honored to once again serve on Whip Clyburn's team as I begin my second full term representing California's 3...

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