Congressman Gomez Convenes Local Leaders, Childcare Providers, and Working Families to Announce Expanded, Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments

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LOS ANGELES – Today, as part of the White House's Child Tax Credit Awareness Day of Action, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) convened local elected officials, working families, childcare providers, and other city leaders at the Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA to announce expanded, monthly child tax credit payments passed in the American Rescue Plan in March 2021. These payments, which will start on ...

Congressman Gomez Secures Over $19 Million for Infrastructure Projects in California's 34th Congressional District

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced that five infrastructure projects in California’s 34th District have been selected for federal funding through House Democrats’ surface transportation legislation, the INVEST in America Act. Congressman Gomez submitted seven local projects for consideration by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) and the follo...

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Congratulates Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator on $1 Million Award from Department of Energy

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Los Angeles – Earlier today, it was announced the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator – a private non-profit organization creating an inclusive green economy for the people of Los Angeles – was awarded a competitive $1 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Program for Innovation Clusters (EPIC) to support the Leveraging a Southern California Energy Innovation Cluster to Pilot and V...

Congressman Gomez Convenes Local Symposium on Equitable Infrastructure Priorities

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Co-Chair of the Ways and Means Committee Racial Equity Initiative, invited constituents to join him and a group of local and national leaders for a virtual symposium on just, equitable, and sustainable infrastructure. This conversation comes after the release of President Joe Biden’s historic infrastructure proposal, the American Jobs Plan, and...

Reps. Gomez, Schrier, and Hayes, Senators Coons and Brown Reintroduce ASSET Act to Bolster Social Safety Net

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08), and Jahana Hayes (CT-05) reintroduced the Allowing Steady Savings by Eliminating Tests Act, known as the ASSET Act. This legislation would eliminate federal asset limits set on eligibility for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and the...

Reps. Gomez and Moore Lead Ways and Means Democrats in Calling on President Biden to Enact Recurring Direct Payments and Unemployment Benefits in Economic Crises

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) led five of their Ways and Means Committee colleagues in asking President Biden to include recurring direct payments and automatic unemployment insurance (UI) in his American Families Plan. In response to the President’s support for automatically adjusting the length and amount of UI benefits unemployed ...

Congressman Gomez Calls for Permanently Expanded and Improved Child Tax Credit

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) called for the expanded child tax credit passed in the American Rescue Plan Act to be made permanent. Data collected by Co-Equal highlights how transformative this guaranteed monthly income will be for California’s 34th Congressional District (CA-34). In CA-34, 139,200 children will receive this benefit across 41,300 households, this benefi...

Congressman Gomez Applauds U.S. Action Requesting Mexico to Review Claims of Workers’ Rights Violations at General Motors Plant

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to today’s announcement by U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai that the U.S. has asked Mexico to investigate allegations of workers’ rights abuses at General Motors’ (GM) Silao complex in the state of Guanajuato, Congressman Jimmy Gomez, a lead labor negotiator of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), issued the following statement: “When I was appointed by S...

Rep. Gomez, Ways and Means Democrats Unveil Groundbreaking Proposal to Reshape the American Economy

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), along with House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (MA-01) and Committee Democrats unveiled a groundbreaking plan to reshape the American economy through universal paid family and medical leave, guaranteed access to child care, and permanently extending worker and family-related refundable tax credits from the American Resc...

Rep. Gomez, Senator Bernie Sanders Introduce Bill to Address Income and Wealth Inequality

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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. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced this bill in the United States Senate. Today in America, the 50 wealthiest people own more wealth than the poorest 165 million Americans who have faced the worst of the econo...

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