Congressman Jimmy Gomez Leads Los Angeles Delegation in Calling for Investigation into Unsafe Discharges of COVID-19 Patients

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), a member of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health and Vice Chair of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, led members of the Los Angeles Congressional delegation in a letter urging the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to investigate inappropriate discharges of nursing home residents to homeless shelters, dilapidated mot... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez, California Ways and Means Democrats Introduce the Opportunity Starts at Home Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and California Ways and Means Democrats Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-05), Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-38), Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-27), and Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) introduced the Opportunity Starts at Home Act to provide permanent, supportive services for people at-risk of experiencing homelessness. The legislation, includ... Read more »

Congressmen Gomez and Ruiz Lead Effort for Additional Community Health Centers Funding

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Los Angeles – Today, Congressmen Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) called on House and Senate Leadership to protect and expand funding for Community Health Centers (CHCs), which play a vital role in treating patients, working with local health departments, and fighting the spread of the coronavirus. In a letter led by Congressmen Gomez and Ruiz, 40 California members of Congress urge... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Co-Sponsors the Justice in Policing Act of 2020

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Los Angeles – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined Chairwoman Karen Bass (CA-37) and the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) – along with Chairman Jerry Nadler (NY-10) and Senators Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) – in introducing the Justice in Policing Act of 2020. “The murder of George Floyd is just one of countless tragedies that underscore the urgent need to transform policin... Read more »

Vice Chairman Jimmy Gomez and Oversight Committee Introduce Fair and Accurate Census Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Oversight and Reform Committee Committee Vice Chairman Jimmy Gomez, Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerry Connolly, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee Chairman Jamie Raskin, and Committee Member John Sarbanes issued the following statements after introducing legislation to support a fair and accurate 2020 Census in lig... Read more »

Congressmembers Jimmy Gomez and Robin Kelly Introduce Legislation to Help Hospitals that Serve Vulnerable Communities

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Los Angeles – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), a member of the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, and Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee Health Subcommittee, introduced H.R. 6584, legislation to increase funding for Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospitals (DSH) – hospitals that serve a significantly disproportionate number of low-income patie... Read more »

Congressman Jimmy Gomez Introduces Legislation to Fight Hunger on College Campuses During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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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 the Emergency Ensuring Access to SNAP (EATS) Act to ensure college students would not be rendered ineligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) on the basis of their student status during this national emergency. Research shows that hunge... Read more »

Representatives Gomez, Cox, and Schrier Introduce Bill to Counter Safety Net Cuts Pushed by Trump Administration

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.), TJ Cox (D-Calif.), and Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-Wash.) introduced the Allowing Steady Savings by Eliminating Tests, or ASSET, Act to eliminate asset limits as a means of eligibility for three vital public assistance programs and raise asset limits for a fourth program. U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) i... Read more »

Congressman Gomez Participates in Historic Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Paid Family and Medical Leave

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to the Committee on Ways and Means holding a historic full committee hearing on paid family and medical leave, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) released the following statement: “America’s brightest economic achievements are a direct result of the talent and dedication of our country’s workforce. Yet, we are the only industrialized nation in the world that cont... Read more »

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