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...

Congressman Gomez Secures Over $21 Million for Infrastructure Projects in California's 34th Congressional District

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced that six 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 follow...

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...

Congressman Gomez and Senator Booker Introduce Transit to Trails Act of 2021

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) reintroduced a bill in the House and Senate that promotes equitable access to parks, green spaces, and public lands and waters. The Transit to Trails Act creates a grant program to fund projects that make transportation to green spaces and public lands more accessible for critically underserved communities. A ...

Rep. Gomez’s Bill to Improve Public Lands Access Included in Environmental Justice for All Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) cosponsored the landmark Environmental Justice for All Act, which includes his bill, the Transit to Trails Act. The Environmental Justice for All Act, introduced by Congressmen A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) and Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), is a transformative initiative centered on environmental justice and equity as House Democrats prepare to in...

Rep. Gomez Joins Blumenauer, Ocasio-Cortez, and Sanders in Introducing Legislation to Mandate a National Climate Emergency Declaration

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined Reps. Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (NY-14) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in introducing legislation mandating the declaration of a national climate emergency. The National Climate Emergency Act directs the president of the United States to declare a national climate emergency and mobilize every resource at...

Rep. Jimmy Gomez, House Colleagues, Demand Immediate Trump Administration Withdrawal Of Any New Oil And Gas Leases Off California Coast

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to head off last minute lame-duck Trump Administration efforts to expand offshore oil and gas drilling along the California coast, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), today, joined a letter with 21 House colleagues from the California Delegation in expressing their strong opposition to any expansion of oil and gas drilling off the coast of California. In a letter to De...

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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