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 Center Renovation ...

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 infrastructure pr...

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 such aid. “As th...

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 in his letter. “Due to o...

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 write: “We write regar...

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...

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