Gomez, Jayapal, Warren, Schumer, Pressley, Padilla, Warnock, Omar, Clyburn, Colleagues Urge Biden Administration to Extend the Payment Pause and Cancel Student Debt

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Representative Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), along with Senators Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), and Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) in a letter to ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

Reps. Gomez, Harder, and Panetta Introduce Legislation to Permanently Expand SNAP Benefits to College Students

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), along with Congressmen Josh Harder (CA-10) and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), introduced legislation to address the growing crisis of food insecurity among college students. H.R. 1919, the Enhance Access to SNAP Act (or EATS Act) would permanently expand Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility to millions of college students e...

Gomez-Pascrell-Menendez Bill to Make Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Tax-Free Passes Congress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the American Rescue Plan Act, including legislation introduced by Congressmen Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Bill Pascrell (NJ-09), and Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) that makes any student loan forgiveness tax-free. This transformative legislative package will now head to the White House for President Joe Biden’s signature. “Student loan debt is a ...

Congressman Gomez Votes to Pass American Rescue Plan, Delivering Immediate COVID-19 Relief

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) voted to pass H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, implementing President Joe Biden's urgently needed COVID-19 relief package to address this unprecedented health and economic crisis. Upon passage, Congressman Gomez issued the following statement: "Nearly one year after the pandemic first gripped our country, we now mourn over 5...

Congressman Gomez Joins Colleagues to Introduce Resolution Asking President Biden to Cancel Federal Student Loan Debt Immediately

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined United States Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) to reintroduce their bicameral resolution outlining a bold plan for President Biden to tackle the student loan debt crisis by using existing authority under...

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Votes to Pass Emergency COVID Relief and Omnibus Agreement

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) voted to pass the Emergency Coronavirus Relief in the Omnibus spending bill, to provide more direct COVID-19 relief to the American people. In response, Congressman Gomez issued the following statement: “Californians, like many Americans, are desperate and need help now. Despite being far from perfect, the bipartisan emergency coronavirus r...

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