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...

California Democratic Congressional Delegation Calls on DOJ and EPA to Reject Proposed Consent Decree and Settlement Agreement with Exide Holdings

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Los Angeles – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), and members of California’s Democratic congressional delegation sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler expressing their strong opposition to the proposed consent decree and bankruptcy settlement with Exide Holdings, Inc., ...

Congressman Gomez, California House Delegation Express Opposition to New Oil/Gas Leases Off California Coast

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Los Angeles – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined 30 Members of the California House Delegation to express concern about the Trump Administration's reported plans to develop and expand oil and gas leasing along the U.S. Pacific Coast. In a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, the Members expressed their strong opposition to any new oil and gas leasing off the coast o...

Gomez, Schiff, Napolitano, Roybal-Allard Seek Increased Army Corps Funding for Los Angeles River Restoration Project

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Los Angeles - Today, Reps. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Adam Schiff (CA-28), Grace Napolitano (CA-32), and Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting increased funding for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Project and the Public-Private Partnership (P3) Pilot Program in the Corps’ Fiscal Year 2021 Work Plan. “We respectfully request you include $3 ...

Gomez, Schiff, Roybal-Allard Applaud Significant Funding for Los Angeles River Restoration Project

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Adam Schiff (CA-28), and Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) applauded the first significant federal funding for the LA River Restoration Project, which will revitalize more than 700 acres of open space along a broad stretch of the Los Angeles River from Griffith Park to downtown Los Angeles. “Strong federal investments toward revitalizing the Los Ang...

Gomez, Schiff, Roybal-Allard, and 12 LA Congressional Members Urge Funding for LA River Restoration

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Adam Schiff (CA-28), and Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) were joined by 12 colleagues from the Los Angeles area in sending a letter urging the House Appropriations Committee to provide strong funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Fiscal Year 2020. These funds, including $130 million for preconstruction investigations and $2.6 billion fo...

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Announces Support for Green New Deal at Town Hall

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Los Angeles, CA — Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) held his first town hall event of the 116th Congress where he announced he is an original cosponsor of the Green New Deal resolution introduced by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) and Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass). The town hall – which was held at the Ramona Hall Community Center in Los Angeles – was attended by over 200 resident...

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