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...

Vice Chair Gomez, Chairman Raskin Urge DOJ to Investigate “Deputy Gangs” Within the LA County Sheriff’s Department

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Vice Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, sent a letter to the Department of Justice renewing their request that the Department conduct a full investigation into violent contingents of deputies within the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Depar...

REP. GOMEZ ANNOUNCES $28 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING FOR LA RIVER ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION PROJECT

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced that the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Project will receive $28 million in new federal funding under the Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act. The community-embraced project will restore hundreds of acres of habitat along the river, add trails to connect people with nature and the river, and support equity, environmental ju...

REP. GOMEZ URGES THE PUBLIC INTEREST NETWORK TO ENGAGE IN GOOD FAITH DURING UNIONIZATION PROCESS

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34)—a former labor organizer— joined Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) and 44 additional House of Representatives colleagues in a letter to Doug Phelps, President and Executive Director of The Public Interest Network, to emphasize the centrality of good-faith negotiations in the unionization process. In their letter, the lawmakers write: “We write regar...

REP. GOMEZ LEADS HOUSE COLLEAGUES IN HONORING KOREAN AMERICAN DAY

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Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), and Congresswoman Young Kim (CA-39) introduced a resolution commemorating Korean American Day, the 119th anniversary of the arrival of the first Korean immigrants to the United States on January 13, 1903. “Since the arrival of the first Korean immigrants to the United States 119 years ago, Korean Americans have added tremendo...

STATEMENT FROM CONGRESSMAN JIMMY GOMEZ ON BREAKTHROUGH COVID-19 CASE

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This week, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement after testing positive with a breakthrough case of COVID-19: “I recently received a positive COVID-19 test, which I took in preparation for my return to Washington, DC, for the one-year anniversary of the Capitol Insurrection. Since receiving this positive test result, I have cancelled my trip and I am self-isolating at ho...

REP. GOMEZ CALLS ON CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO OPEN INVESTIGATION INTO POTENTIAL MANAGEMENT IMPROPRIETIES AT CATHAY MANOR

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This week, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) sent a letter to California Attorney General Rob Bonta requesting a California Department of Justice (CA DOJ) investigation into potential management improprieties at Cathay Manor Apartments, a 16-story, 270-unit residential building for low-income seniors in the Chinatown neighborhood of Downtown Los Angeles. “This fall, my office was alerted to unconsc...

REP. GOMEZ, SEN. PADILLA, AND LOS ANGELES CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION LEAD EFFORT TO FUND LA RIVER RESTORATION PROJECT

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Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Senator Alex Padilla (CA), and members of the Los Angeles Congressional delegation sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to urge federal funding for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Project. The letter requests $272.8 million in federal funding appropriated in the recently enacted I...

CONGRESSMAN GOMEZ, CATHAY MANOR RESIDENTS HOST PRESS CONFERENCE TO CALL FOR THE REMOVAL OF DON G. TOY, CEO AND PRESIDENT OF C.C.O.A HOUSING CORPORATION

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined residents and community leaders at a press conference at Cathay Manor Apartments to call for the resignation of Don G. Toy, Chief Executive Officer and President of C.C.O.A Housing Corporation. Cathay Manor, a 16-story, 270-unit residential apartment building, is owned and operated by the C.C.O.A. Housing Corporation, a nonprofit entity t...

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