WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) introduced the For the 99.5% Act, legislation that would create a progressive estate tax on the top 0.5% of wealthy Americans, end tax breaks for dynasty trusts, and close loopholes in the estate and gift tax that have allowed billionaire families to avoid paying their fair share of taxes when passing their fortunes from one… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »