REP. GOMEZ SECURES $20 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR CITIZENSHIP AND INTEGRATION GRANT PROGRAM

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement today on the inclusion of $20 million in federal funding for the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program in the Fiscal Year 2022 Omnibus legislation , a 100% increase. Rep. Gomez has long advocated for the increase of funding for citizenship education and immigrant integration grants and has hosted citizenship wo...

Gomez, Schiff, Quigley, and 30 Members of Congress Urge State Department to Continue to Support U.S. Mission Ukraine Staff

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.), along with Congressman Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), and 30 Members of Congress delivered a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken expressing concern for the ongoing safety of Ukrainian employees of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development, and urging the department to ...

REP. GOMEZ SECURES KEY FUNDING PRIORITIES FOR CA-34 IN OMNIBUS PACKAGE

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced the inclusion of $9,093,000 in funding for community projects in California’s 34th Congressional District in the Appropriations funding package for Fiscal Year 2022. Congressman Gomez secured this funding for nine projects, including the L.A. River Ecosystem Restoration P3 Pilot Project, Highland Park Youth Arts Center Renovation ...

Gomez, Padilla, Aguilar Announce Legislation to Help Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses Compete for Infrastructure Funding

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Pair of bills would support the Biden-Harris Administration’s goal to invest $100 billion in small, disadvantaged businesses by 2025 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez, Pete Aguilar, and U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (all D-Calif.) announced a package of legislation to help minority- and women-owned businesses compete for contracts to develop and build federal infrastructure pr...

Rep. Jimmy Gomez Applauds Biden Administration’s Designation of Temporary Protected Status for Ukraine

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Urges Administration to extend these protections to Ethiopia, Cameroon, Mauritania, and other Black-majority countries. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a letter led by Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and joined by 98 of his House colleagues, the Biden administration has announced Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Ukraine. This announcement will provide vital, life-saving protection fro...

REP. GOMEZ LEADS 98 MEMBERS IN URGING BIDEN ADMINISTRATION TO DESIGNATE UKRAINE FOR TPS OR DED AND SPECIAL STUDENT RELIEF

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) led a letter with 98 of his House Colleagues urging the Biden administration to immediately designate 18 months of Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), and Special Student Relief (SSR) for Ukraine. Russian military aggression in Ukraine has led to a humanitarian crisis, which continues to worsen. The letter also re...

Rep. Gomez Joins Cicilline, Lee, Eshoo, Maloney and House Colleagues in Urging FDA to End Homophobic Blood Donation Deferral Period

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WASHINGTON – This week, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joins Representatives David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Barbara Lee (CA-13), Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), and 142 of their colleagues in urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to end the blanket three-month blood donation deferral period for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transition to an individual risk assessme...

REP. GOMEZ AND CHAIRWOMAN WATERS SEND LETTER TO TREASURY SECRETARY YELLEN ABOUT UNUSED EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, co-led a letter with 36 Members of California’s Congressional delegation to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urging the Department of the Treasury to reallocate unused Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA) funds to states with the highest need for such aid. “As th...

REP. GOMEZ CALLS FOR ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) urged House and Senate leaders to replenish and reauthorize programs that have served as a lifeline to millions of small businesses. “Small businesses are a vital part of our communities and the economy but have struggled to keep their doors open through nearly two years of a public health crisis,” wrote Congressman Gomez in his letter. “Due to o...

Levin, Gomez, 129 Colleagues Introduce Resolution Recognizing Congressional Workers’ Right to Organize

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined 129 House Democratic colleagues in cosponsoring H.Res 915, Recognizing Congressional Workers’ Right to Organize introduced by Congressman Andy Levin (MI-9). Following the passage of the Congressional Accountability Act in 1995, the Office of Compliance and Workplace Rights ruled in 1996 that passage of this resolution was the final step to...

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