Congressional Dads Caucus Chair Gomez Applauds Biden Executive Order to Improve Access to Child Care

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Chair and Founder of the Congressional Dads Caucus, released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s executive order to increase access to child care and improve the work life of caregivers: “The soaring cost of quality, accessible child care is an existential threat to the livelihood of working parents who are on track…

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Leads 49 Colleagues in Calling for $100 Million to Improve and Expedite Immigration Services

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WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) led 49 of his colleagues in a letter to the Committee on Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee to request $100 million in federal funding for the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program (CIGP) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024. This program, which is administered by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), has…

Congressional Dads Caucus Chair and Members Slam GOP’s Anti-Family Legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Founder and Chair of the Congressional Dads Caucus, and other Caucus members issued the following statements opposing H.R. 5, the Politics Over Parents Act.   “This extreme Republican bill is out of touch with the needs of working families. As founder of the Dads Caucus and a new parent myself, I’ve heard from…

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Invites Local Los Angeles DACA Recipient as State of the Union Guest

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) will be joined at the State of the Union Address by his constituent, Gabriela Clatenco, who is a DACA recipient and student at the University of California, Riverside (UCR). Gabriela is the daughter of undocumented immigrants and is currently working towards her bachelor’s degree in economics. She has lived in the U.S. since she…

At First Hearing of the Year, Congressman Jimmy Gomez Calls Out Republicans for Deceitful Tactics

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) gave fiery remarks at the first House Oversight Committee hearing of the year on pandemic oversight, calling out Republicans on the committee for trying to “rewrite history.”   CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO  Gomez said: “[Republicans on this Committee] will attempt to rewrite history. They will attempt…

Congressman Gomez Launches Congressional Dads Caucus

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representatives Jimmy Gomez, Rashida Tlaib, Joaquin Castro, Andy Kim, Jamaal Bowman, Rob Menendez, Dan Goldman, Joe Neguse and advocates from Paid Leave For All, National Alliance for Caregiving, and Moms Rising held a press conference to launch the Congressional Dads Caucus.  The Congressional Dads Caucus will provide a forum for Members of Congress…

Reps. Gomez, Pascrell, Ways and Means Democrats Request Government Watchdog Investigate IRS Failure to Audit Trump’s Taxes

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Congressman Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) led 13 Ways and Means Committee members in a letter to Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States, requesting the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) immediately begin investigating the failure of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to conduct mandatory audits of former…

Congressman Gomez Leads 87 House Colleagues in Honoring Korean American Day

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LOS ANGELES — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27)—Chairwoman of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)—and Congresswoman Young Kim (CA-39) reintroduced a resolution celebrating Korean American Day, which this year marks the 120th anniversary of the arrival of the first Korean immigrants to the United States on January 13,…

REP. GOMEZ BRINGS $25+ MILLION BACK HOME TO LOS ANGELES TO SUPPORT 15 LOCAL COMMUNITY PROJECTS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced the inclusion of $25,463,951 in federal funding for 15 community projects in California’s 34th Congressional District in this year’s government funding package, which was passed by both the House and Senate and is headed to President Biden’s desk for his signature.  “I came to Washington to deliver for working…

Rep. Gomez Introduces Bill to Support Underserved Children Living With Relatives

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Danny Davis (IL-07), Chair of the Worker and Family Support Subcommittee on Ways and Means, introduced legislation to provide safety and stability for children placed in the care of their grandparents, relatives, or close family friends. Specifically, the Fostering Secure Family Partnerships Act increases…

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