REP. JIMMY GOMEZ ISSUES STATEMENT ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF THE BUILD BACK BETTER ACT

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WASHINGTON – Following the passage of the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued the following statement: “With the House passage of the historic Build Back Better Act, we have prioritized investments in our people and our planet. From combatting the climate crisis to supporting the needs of working families, children, and old...

REP. GOMEZ AND COLLEAGUES CALL FOR IMPROVED WAGES AND WORKING CONDITIONS FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), and his colleagues sent a letter to Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Inc. and Alliance of Health Care Union, urging them negotiate a fair contract that bolsters the economy, the healthcare industry, and the patients and members they care for. “Kaiser and its labor unions have long set a nationally recognized model for high employmen...

REP. JIMMY GOMEZ STATEMENT ON HOUSE ADVANCEMENT OF THE BUILD BACK BETTER ACT AND PASSAGE OF THE BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE BILL

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WASHINGTON – Following the advancement of the Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) and the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) in the House of Representatives, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued the following statement: “For months, my Democratic colleagues in the House have worked to deliver on the President’s promise of a cleaner, more resilient, more equitable fut...

Rep. Gomez and Five House Colleagues Lead 100+ House Democrats In Urging President Biden To Protect Paid Leave In Build Back Better Act

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Don Beyer (VA-08), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Judy Chu (CA-27), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) led 105 House Democrats urging President Biden to defend paid family and medical leave provisions in the ongoing negotiations over the Build Back Better Act. The signatories represent a broad ideological swathe of the House D...

Rep. Gomez and House Colleagues Introduce Legislation To Strengthen And Reform Unemployment Insurance

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Don Beyer (VA-08), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Cori Bush (MO-01), and Scott Peters (CA-52) announced the introduction of the Unemployment Insurance Improvement Act, H.R. 5507, legislation to strengthen the delivery of benefits to unemployed American workers. The bill would require states to provide a minimu...

Gomez, Bush, Warren, Democratic Colleagues Introduce the Keeping Renters Safe Act of 2021

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and over three dozen colleagues in introducing the Keeping Renters Safe Act of 2021 to enact an urgently needed nationwide eviction moratorium. In direct response to the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down President Biden’s initial eviction moratorium on the grounds that...

Rep. Jimmy Gomez Advances Key Housing and Climate Priorities in the Build Back Better Act

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WASHINGTON – Following a days-long Committee on Ways and Means markup of the Build Back Better Act, a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package that makes significant federal investments in our country’s human infrastructure, Racial Equity Initiative Co-Chair Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued the following statement: “The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified how existing systemic barriers work a...

Rep. Gomez, Speaker Pelosi Announce Start of Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) joined local childcare providers and working families at the Barrio Action Youth and Family Center in El Sereno to announce the start of monthly Child Tax Credit payments from the American Rescue Plan. Beginning today, over 90% of families nationwide will receive $250 per month for each child age 6-1...

Congressman Gomez Secures Over $11 Million For CA-34 Projects in Appropriations Bills

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced the inclusion of $11,093,000 in funding for community projects in California’s 34th Congressional District in the House Appropriations funding bills for Fiscal Year 2022. Congressman Gomez secured this funding for nine projects, including the Youth Workforce Services project, Project SOAR, White Memorial Medical Center’s Catheteri...

Gomez Bill to Expand Equitable Outdoor Access Passes House as Part of Historic Infrastructure Package

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) voted to pass the INVEST in America Act, a historic, transformational investment by House Democrats in our nation’s transportation and infrastructure. A version of Congressman Gomez’s bill, the Transit to Trails Act, was included in this package, along with $21.6 million in infrastructure funding for projects in California’s 34th Congressio...

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