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USDA Announces Recommended Decision Regarding FMMO
February 14, 2017
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service released their Recommended Decision supporting the establishment of a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO). Under current California dairy pricing structures, dairy producers face an unfair disadvantage in the federal market place. Many California dairy producers have expressed interest in entering the Federal Milk Marketing Orders (FMMOs), a dairy pricing mechanism, which would allow Ca... More
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Valadao Urges Collaboration to Repair Immigration System
February 7, 2017
WASHINGTON – United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) is urging President Donald J. Trump to collaborate with himself and others in Congress to reform our broken immigration system. In a letter sent Tuesday, Valadao discusses the serious impact immigration has on families and businesses in California's Central Valley. "As the son of Portuguese immigrants representing a unique and diverse congressional district, I have gained invaluable insight into our broken immigration system," the l... More
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Valadao Supports Legislation to Protect Youth from Deportation
January 31, 2017
WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) today announced his support for H.R. 496, the Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy (BRIDGE) Act. The legislation, which was originally introduced in the U.S. Senate and then introduced in the House by Congressman Mike Coffman (R-CO) aims to protect undocumented individuals brought to the United States as children should the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program be discontinued. After cosponsoring the legi... More
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Valadao Statement on President's Executive Order
January 30, 2017
WASHINGTON - United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) issued the following statement regarding President Trump's Executive Order suspending visas from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen as well as the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program. "Keeping my constituents safe is my highest priority and I support strengthening screening procedures to ensure Americans are protected from foreign threats. However, these issues are complex and should not be addressed through hasty, uncle... More
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Rep. Valadao Reintroduces the Social Security Fraud and Prevention Act in 115th Congress
January 24, 2017
WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, January 24, 2017, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) reintroduced his bipartisan legislation, the Social Security Fraud Prevention Act with lead Democrat cosponsor, Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15). The legislation, which was previously passed during the 114th Congress, works to protect Americans, especially children, veterans, and senior citizens from becoming victims of identity theft. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. It thre... More
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