Rep. Gomez Statement on House GOP Electing MAGA Extremist Mike Johnson as Speaker

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement: “The GOP succumbed to the radical wing of their party and voted election denier Mike Johnson as Speaker of the House. Johnson is a MAGA extremist who helped fuel the January 6 insurrection, believes women and the LGBTQ community don’t deserve rights, and is another puppet to Donald Trump. I…

Reps. Gomez, Bonamici & Sen. Warren Lead Congressional Effort Urging Biden Admin to Address Student Hunger Crisis

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) led a coalition of 20 congressional leaders in calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Department of Education (ED) to address the urgent student hunger crisis and ensure that college students have access to essential nutrition…

Gomez to Vote Jeffries for Speaker of the House

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement ahead of his vote for Hakeem Jeffries for Speaker of the House today: “I will vote for Hakeem Jeffries for Speaker of the House on behalf of my son and all the working families who deserve a leader that puts our country over political games. Americans are sick of the hysterical infighting and radical…

Rep. Gomez Statement on Military Operations in Gaza

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement on Israeli military operations in Gaza:  “As more information comes out about the terrorist attacks by Hamas that claimed over 1,300 lives in Israel, I continue to be horrified, saddened, and outraged by the brutality of those attacks. “I support Israel’s right to defend its people and respond to…

Gomez Will Vote to Remove McCarthy from Speakership

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement regarding a motion to vacate Kevin McCarthy as Speaker of the House of Representatives. Gomez will vote to remove the speaker: "Kevin McCarthy only became speaker because he struck a corrupt bargain with QAnon conspiracy theorists, Trump worshippers, and insurrectionists in his caucus,…

Gomez Statement on Swearing-In of CA Senator Laphonza Butler

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement congratulating new California Senator Laphonza Butler, after her swearing-in today:  “I met Senator Laphonza Butler almost 15 years ago when we were both working in the California labor movement, and her dedication to our state has always been clear. From advocating for the rights of women to…

Rep. Gomez Votes to Keep Government Open

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) voted YES on legislation to avoid a government shutdown, temporarily funding the government for 45 days. The bill will now head to the Senate. “Kevin McCarthy and the Republicans failed to cut aid for working families because Democrats held the line to avert a shutdown, put people above politics, and got this bill across the finish…

Gomez Statement on Passing of Sen. Dianne Feinstein

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement on the passing of Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif): “Senator Dianne Feinstein will be remembered as a trailblazer and powerful advocate for Californians. Whether it was taking on the gun lobby, protecting millions of acres of California land, or demanding transparency from our intelligence…

Rep. Gomez Introduces Bill to Name Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles After American Civil Rights Icons Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, amid Hispanic Heritage Month, U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) introduced legislation to name the Los Angeles U.S. Courthouse after Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez, American civil rights icons whose activism, along with four other families, culminated in the landmark 1946 case that led to the end of segregation in California schools and paved the way for Brown v. Board…

Rep. Gomez Secures Nearly $2 Million in Federal Funding for Workforce Development for Formerly Incarcerated Angelenos

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LOS ANGELES, CA — Today at a press conference, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced nearly $2 million in federal funding for Homeboy Industries. This funding will help the program hire formerly incarcerated individuals and enroll participants into culinary and hospitality career pathways. Homeboy Industries is a local non-profit youth rehabilitation program and the largest…

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