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 $19 Million for Infrastructure Projects in California's 34th Congressional District

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

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...

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 Enhanced Access to SNAP Act (or EATS Act) would permanently expand Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility to millions of college students ...

Local Clinics Selected for White House's Health Center COVID-19 Vaccine Program

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LOS ANGELES – Today, the White House announced a list of health centers in California’s 34th Congressional District (CA-34) that have been selected to join the next phase of the Health Center COVID-19 Vaccine Program run by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This program, established by President Joe Biden, allocates CO...

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...

Ways and Means Committee Launches Racial Equity Initiative Co-Chaired by Rep. Gomez

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) announced the creation of the Committee’s Racial Equity Initiative (REI) and appointed, Rep. Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07), and Rep. Steven Horsford (NV-04) to lead the working group. The REI represents the next phase of the Committee’s work to address the role of racism and other forms of discr...

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