LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Chinatown Community for Equitable Development (CCED), and the Cathay Manor Resident Council held a march and press conference calling on Federal, State, and Local oversight of the sale of the Cathay Manor Apartments.
This date marks nearly one year since both elevators in the 16-story apartment complex broke down, and when… Read more »
LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) held a roundtable discussion with local Lyft drivers to discuss his bill to create a clean energy used vehicle tax credit and the benefits of the IRS increasing the 2022 optional standard mileage rate — the rate rideshare drivers use to deduct the cost of using their vehicles for work.
“One of my top priorities in Congress… Read more »
LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) sent a letter to his constituents following a leaked audio recording of a meeting with City Council officials. You can find Rep. Gomez's statement calling for the resignation of the City Councilmembers involved in the meeting here.
Like many of you, I am appalled by the racist,… Read more »
LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Alex Padilla (D-CA) sent a letter urging the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to address substandard housing conditions impacting the residents of the Cathay Manor Apartments in Chinatown, Los Angeles. Specifically, the letter calls on HUD to ensure a transparent process… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 951, authored by California State Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles), to ensure Californians can access state family and disability leave benefits:
“Governor’s Newsom’s signing of SB 951 into law represents a historic moment for California’s working… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D-CA), Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA), Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), and Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY) introduced the Facial Recognition Act of 2022 to place strong limits and prohibitions on law enforcement use of facial recognition technology (FRT). FRT is a powerful surveillance tool used by law enforcement… Read more »
LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Congressman Josh Harder (CA-10), Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) led a letter to President Biden with 46 Members of Congress applauding the Biden-Harris Administration on hosting the first White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health in over 50 years. This Conference will catalyze… Read more »
LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) led a letter with Congresswoman Nanette Barragán (CA-44) and members of the California Congressional Delegation urging the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to swiftly approve reimbursement of community clinics in California for administering monkeypox virus (MPV) vaccines.
The letter, signed by 39 Members of… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4 million grant to Homeboy Industries, Los Angeles, California, to support workforce development in the culinary and food sectors. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan.
This grant will allow Homeboy Industries, a nonprofit youth… Read more »
LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) in the Arts District to highlight the Inflation Reduction Act’s impact on clean energy production and transportation electrification to fight the climate crisis.
The Inflation Reduction Act represents the single largest investment in climate… Read more »