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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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