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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »