Congressman Jimmy Gomez, California Ways and Means Democrats Introduce the Opportunity Starts at Home Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and California Ways and Means Democrats Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-05), Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-38), Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), and Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) introduced the Opportunity Starts at Home Act to provide permanent, supportive services for people at-risk of experiencing homelessness. The legislation, includ... Read more »

Gomez, Schiff, Napolitano, Roybal-Allard Seek Increased Army Corps Funding for Los Angeles River Restoration Project

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Los Angeles - Today, Reps. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Adam Schiff (CA-28), Grace Napolitano (CA-32), and Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting increased funding for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Project and the Public-Private Partnership (P3) Pilot Program in the Corps’ Fiscal Year 2021 Work Plan. “We respectfully request you include $3 ... Read more »

Congressmen Gomez and Ruiz Lead Effort for Additional Community Health Centers Funding

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Los Angeles – Today, Congressmen Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) called on House and Senate Leadership to protect and expand funding for Community Health Centers (CHCs), which play a vital role in treating patients, working with local health departments, and fighting the spread of the coronavirus. In a letter led by Congressmen Gomez and Ruiz, 40 California members of Congress urge... Read more »

Vice Chairman Jimmy Gomez and Oversight Committee Introduce Fair and Accurate Census Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Oversight and Reform Committee Committee Vice Chairman Jimmy Gomez, Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerry Connolly, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Chairman Jamie Raskin, and Committee Member John Sarbanes issued the following statements after introducing legislation to support a fair and accurate 2020 Census in lig... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez and House Democrats Propose $10 Billion for Vulnerable Families

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Reps. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Judy Chu (CA-27), Linda Sanchez (CA-38), and Rep. Danny Davis (IL-07) introduced the Social Services Pandemic Disaster Relief Act. The bill would provide $10 billion for essential emergency assistance to vulnerable children, families, and individuals, including those who may not be receiving other assistance during the pandemic. The funding woul... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Introduces the Executive Branch Conflicts of Interest Act

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Los Angeles –Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Vice Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, re-introduced H.R. 6759, the Executive Branch Conflicts of Interest Act. This legislation – championed by the late Chairman Elijah Cummings – aims to reduce the influence of industry lobbyists on senior government officials and addresses the revolving door between lobbying firms and the gov... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez on Notification of July 1 Entry into Force for USMCA

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Los Angeles – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), a member of the House Democratic Working Group on trade, released the following statement after the United States Trade Representative notified Congress that it plans to enter United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement into force on July 1, 2020. “The trade rules in North America are now fairer for working families. Through the determination of Hous... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Introduces the Stable SSI Benefits and Housing Assistance Act

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), a member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Worker and Family Supports, recently introduced legislation to ensure individuals participating in local relocation assistance programs in Los Angeles and throughout the country are not at risk of losing their Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. “In the face of the critical housing cri... Read more »

Representatives Gomez, Cox, and Schrier Introduce Bill to Counter Safety Net Cuts Pushed by Trump Administration

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.), TJ Cox (D-Calif.), and Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-Wash.) introduced the Allowing Steady Savings by Eliminating Tests, or ASSET, Act to eliminate asset limits as a means of eligibility for three vital public assistance programs and raise asset limits for a fourth program. U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) i... Read more »

Congressman Gomez Participates in Historic Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Paid Family and Medical Leave

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to the Committee on Ways and Means holding a historic full committee hearing on paid family and medical leave, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement: “America’s brightest economic achievements are a direct result of the talent and dedication of our country’s workforce. Yet, we are the only industrialized nation in the world that cont... Read more »

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