Congressman Jimmy Gomez Appointed Vice Chair of Committee on Oversight and Reform

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced his appointment to serve as Vice Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, the main investigative body of the U.S. House of Representatives. “It is with great humility and appreciation to my colleagues that I accept the distinction of serving as Vice Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform,” said Congressman Gomez. “I... Read more »

Gomez-Foxx GREAT Act Sent to White House for Signature

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WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed a Senate-amended update to H.R. 150, the Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency (GREAT) Act. Sponsored by Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Rep. Virginia Foxx (NC-05), the GREAT Act will streamline the federal grant reporting process by mandating the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to develop a standardized, government-wi... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez on the Passage of the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act

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Washington, D.C. – In response to the House of Representatives passing H.R. 3 – the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement: “The passage of the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act represents a victory for the millions of Americans who have felt the crushing financial burden of skyrocketing prescription drug costs. Unde... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Statement on the Introduction of Articles of Impeachment Against President Trump

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump for Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress after he pressured Ukraine to help his re-election campaign and obstructed Congress’s exercise of its constitutional powers. In response to this announcement, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement: “Presi... Read more »

Congressman Gomez and Ways and Means Committee Democrats Unveil the GREEN Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Ways and Means released a discussion draft of the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now (GREEN) Act, a comprehensive approach to tackling climate change by using the tax code to extend and expand renewable energy use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In response, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement: “We face two... Read more »

Reps. Gomez and Luján Introduce Legislation to Support Student Veterans

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) introduced bipartisan legislation to support student veterans and address wage disparities. The Wage Adjustment for Veterans Enrolled in School Act would require that Veterans Affairs work-study wage match the local minimum wage if higher than the state minimum wage - ensuring that student veterans are paid fairly for their work. Full time ... Read more »

Rep. Gomez Introduces the For the 99.8% Act to Address America’s Wealth Gap

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) introduced legislation to enact a progressive tax on the estates of the wealthiest Americans. The For the 99.8% Act – modeled after legislation introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders – ensures that the 0.2 percent of estates that are worth over $3.5 million will finally begin paying their fair share of taxes. In addition to allowing the other... Read more »

Congressman Gomez on the Passage of H.R. 3 – the Lower Drug Costs Now Act – in Ways and Means Committee

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Washington, D.C. – In response to Ways and Means advancing H.R. 3 – the Lower Drug Costs Now Act – and other health legislation, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement: “Americans should not be living in fear of making ends meet because of the skyrocketing costs of their prescription drugs. For far too long, high prescription drug costs have forced working families to cho... Read more »

Senators Hassan, Collins and Representatives Gomez, Kelly Introduce Bipartisan Bills to Lower Energy Costs for Consumers, Increase Energy Efficiency

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Mike Kelly (PA-16) and U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) last week introduced the bipartisan Home Energy Savings Act to help lower energy costs for families and reduce carbon emissions by reinstating and strengthening a tax credit for energy efficient home upgrades. The bipartisan group will also introduce th... Read more »

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