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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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,… Read more »
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… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) led 58 members of Congress in urging Congressional leadership not to include corporate tax breaks in any must-pass bill or tax extenders bill unless workers and families are provided with commensurate support and relief. That includes expanding the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and the Earned… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) led 47 of his colleagues in urging Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to extend the 2021 tax filing deadline to help taxpayers unable to obtain their Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) or Social Security Number (SSN) claim their enhanced Child Tax Credit payments.
“The process of acquiring an ITIN number and… Read more »
LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Chinatown Community for Equitable Development (CCED), and the Cathay Manor Resident Council held a march and press conference calling on Federal, State, and Local oversight of the sale of the Cathay Manor Apartments.
This date marks nearly one year since both elevators in the 16-story apartment complex broke down, and when… Read more »
LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) sent a letter to his constituents following a leaked audio recording of a meeting with City Council officials. You can find Rep. Gomez's statement calling for the resignation of the City Councilmembers involved in the meeting here.
Like many of you, I am appalled by the racist,… Read more »
LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Alex Padilla (D-CA) sent a letter urging the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to address substandard housing conditions impacting the residents of the Cathay Manor Apartments in Chinatown, Los Angeles. Specifically, the letter calls on HUD to ensure a transparent process… Read more »
LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Congressman Josh Harder (CA-10), Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) led a letter to President Biden with 46 Members of Congress applauding the Biden-Harris Administration on hosting the first White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health in over 50 years. This Conference will catalyze… Read more »