Gomez, Bush, Warren, Democratic Colleagues Introduce the Keeping Renters Safe Act of 2021

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) joined Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and over three dozen colleagues in introducing the Keeping Renters Safe Act of 2021 to enact an urgently needed nationwide eviction moratorium. In direct response to the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down President Biden’s initial eviction moratorium on the grounds that...

Rep. Jimmy Gomez Advances Key Housing and Climate Priorities in the Build Back Better Act

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WASHINGTON – Following a days-long Committee on Ways and Means markup of the Build Back Better Act, a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package that makes significant federal investments in our country’s human infrastructure, Racial Equity Initiative Co-Chair Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) issued the following statement: “The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified how existing systemic barriers work a...

Reps. Gomez and DelBene Introduce Legislation Advancing Equity in Affordable Housing

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Suzan DelBene (D-WA) introduced the Affordable Housing Equity Act, a bill that enhances the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) to directly incentivize the development of affordable housing for extremely low income (ELI) households. The Affordable Housing Equity Act provides a basis boost of up to 50% for residential units that house EL...

Following SCOTUS Ruling, Gomez, Pressley, Bush, Ocasio-Cortez and Colleagues Call for Congress to Act on Eviction Moratorium

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LOS ANGELES – In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling striking down the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) most recent eviction moratorium, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), along with Representatives Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Cori Bush (MO-01), and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer urging them to s...

Congressman Gomez Renews Call for White House to Extend Federal Eviction Moratorium

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), along with Representatives Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) Cori Bush (MO-01), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, and Jamaal Bowman (NY-16), sent a letter reiterating their ongoing calls for President Biden and Centers for Disease Control and...

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...

Statement from Reps. Gomez, Pressley, and Bush on Extension of Federal Eviction Moratorium

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) issued the following statement today on the decision by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to extend the federal eviction moratorium through July 31. Earlier this week, the lawmakers led over 40 of their colleagues on a letter urging President Biden and C...

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

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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 ...

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