Reps. Gomez, Boyle, Beyer Introduce Choose Medicare Act to Achieve Universal Healthcare

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Brendan Boyle (PA-02), and Don Beyer (VA-08) introduced the Choose Medicare Act, legislation that would give every individual and business the choice to enroll in Medicare. Earlier this year, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) introduced the Choose Medicare Act (S. 1180) in the U.S. Senate. The Choose Medicare Act...

Rep. Gomez, Speaker Pelosi Announce Start of Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) joined local childcare providers and working families at the Barrio Action Youth and Family Center in El Sereno to announce the start of monthly Child Tax Credit payments from the American Rescue Plan. Beginning today, over 90% of families nationwide will receive $250 per month for each child age 6-1...

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 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 $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 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...

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...

Congressman Gomez Calls for Cal State L.A. Vaccination Site to Remain Open

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) renewed his call for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to continue operating the Community Vaccination Center (CVC) at California State University, Los Angeles amid the rising threat of a fourth wave of COVID-19. “Despite the swift pace with which the Biden administration has vaccinated 100 million Americans, our nation is still at ...

Rep. Gomez and Senator Murray Introduce the Jeanette Acosta Invest in Women’s Health Act of 2021

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Jeanette Acosta Invest in Women’s Health Act of 2021, legislation that would increase availability of preventive, life-saving cancer screenings at safety net and reproductive health care providers like Planned Parenthood. Additionally, the bill would create new grant and pilot programs to expa...

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