Rep. Gomez Touts Clean Energy Used Vehicle Tax Credit Bill and IRS Mileage Reimbursement Increase at Roundtable with Lyft

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) held a roundtable discussion with local Lyft drivers to discuss his bill to create a clean energy used vehicle tax credit and the benefits of the IRS increasing the 2022 optional standard mileage rate — the rate rideshare drivers use to deduct the cost of using their vehicles for work.  “One of my top priorities in Congress…

Gomez Statement on the Signing of SB 951, Which Expands Access to Paid Family Leave for Working Families

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 951, authored by California State Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles), to ensure Californians can access state family and disability leave benefits: “Governor’s Newsom’s signing of SB 951 into law represents a historic moment for California’s working…

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $4 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Support Workforce Development in Los Angeles, California

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $4 million grant to Homeboy Industries, Los Angeles, California, to support workforce development in the culinary and food sectors. This grant is funded by the American Rescue Plan. This grant will allow Homeboy Industries, a nonprofit youth…

Speaker Pelosi, Rep. Jimmy Gomez Celebrate Historic Climate & Clean Energy Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) in the Arts District to highlight the Inflation Reduction Act’s impact on clean energy production and transportation electrification to fight the climate crisis. The Inflation Reduction Act represents the single largest investment in climate…

Rep. Gomez Applauds Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued this statement after the House passed the Inflation Reduction Act: “Today, House Democrats sent to President Biden’s desk the landmark Inflation Reduction Act to lower families’ health care, prescription drug and energy costs, make the largest investment in addressing climate change in history, and dramatically reduce the…

REP. GOMEZ SECURES KEY FUNDING PRIORITIES FOR CA-34 IN OMNIBUS PACKAGE

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced the inclusion of $9,093,000 in funding for community projects in California’s 34th Congressional District in the Appropriations funding package for Fiscal Year 2022. Congressman Gomez secured this funding for nine projects, including the L.A. River Ecosystem Restoration P3 Pilot Project, Highland Park Youth Arts…

Gomez, Padilla, Aguilar Announce Legislation to Help Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses Compete for Infrastructure Funding

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Pair of bills would support the Biden-Harris Administration’s goal to invest $100 billion in small, disadvantaged businesses by 2025 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez, Pete Aguilar, and U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (all D-Calif.) announced a package of legislation to help minority- and women-owned businesses compete for contracts to develop and build federal…

REP. GOMEZ AND CHAIRWOMAN WATERS SEND LETTER TO TREASURY SECRETARY YELLEN ABOUT UNUSED EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, co-led a letter with 36 Members of California’s Congressional delegation  to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urging the Department of the Treasury to reallocate unused Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA) funds to states with the highest need for…

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…

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…

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