Reps. Gomez, Pressley, Bush Lead Call for Biden to Extend and Strengthen CDC Eviction Moratorium

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Tags: Housing

WASHINGTON DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) are leading a group of 41 lawmakers in sending a letter to President Biden and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky urging them to extend and strengthen the federal CDC eviction moratorium beyond its current expiration date of Wed...

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 Announces Additional $219 Million in Emergency Rent Relief for Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) announced that $126,658,598 has been awarded to Los Angeles County and $93,620,845 has been awarded to the City of Los Angeles from the American Rescue Plan Act for emergency rental assistance. The funds, issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the White House American Rescue Plan Implementation Team, and the U.S. Department of Housing an...

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...

Congressman Gomez Hosts Virtual Community Forum on Housing and Homelessness

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Tags: Housing

Los Angeles – This week, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) hosted a Virtual Community Forum on Housing and Homelessness to listen to the concerns and experiences of local advocacy groups in addressing Los Angeles’ ongoing homelessness and affordable housing crisis. “Effectively tackling homelessness in Los Angeles and across the country requires a meaningful understanding of housing security and sta...

Reps. Gomez, Pressley and 63 Members Call on President-Elect Biden to Extend Eviction Moratorium on First Day in Office

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LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) led a group of 63 Members of Congress in sending a letter to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris urging them to immediately prioritize the nation’s housing and homelessness crisis by using executive action to extend and strengthen the national eviction moratorium for the dura...

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...

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