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…

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…

Gomez and Jayapal Lead Members in Urging Congressional Leadership to Expand the Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit

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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…

REP. GOMEZ CALLS ON TREASURY SEC. YELLEN TO EXPAND ACCESS TO ENHANCED CHILD TAX CREDIT PAYMENTS

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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…

REP. GOMEZ, CHINATOWN COMMUNITY FOR EQUITABLE DEVELOPMENT (CCED), CATHAY MANOR RESIDENT COUNCIL CALL FOR OVERSIGHT OF THE SALE OF CATHAY MANOR APARTMENTS

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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…

Rep. Gomez's Message to Constituents: There's No Room for Racism in LA.

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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. Dear Friends,  Like many of you, I am appalled by the racist,…

Rep. Gomez, Sen. Feinstein, and Sen. Padilla Call on HUD to Ensure Transparent Process for the Sale of Cathay Manor Apartments

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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…

Rep. Gomez Leads Letter Applauding Biden-Harris Administration on Hosting First White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health in Over 50 Years

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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…

REP. GOMEZ, AMBASSADOR TAI HOLD ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION WITH CA-34 CONGRESSIONAL TASK FORCE TO STOP ANTI-ASIAN HATE AND VIOLENCE

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LOS ANGELES, C.A. – This week, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai held a roundtable discussion at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo with members of the CA-34 Congressional Task Force to Stop Anti-Asian Hate and Violence. The event, held during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, focused on local, state and…

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