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Congressman David G. Valadao Introduces Legislation to Address Worsening California Drought

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Congressman David G. Valadao Introduces Legislation to Address Worsening California Drought WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman David G. Valadao introduced the Necessary to Ensure Expeditious Delivery of Water Act, or NEED Water Act, to provide emergency drought relief for the Central Valley. Given the State of Emergency Declaration by Governor Newsom as a result of the severe drought, the legislation...

Congressman David G. Valadao and Sanger State Senator Melissa Hurtado Send Governor Newsom Letter Urging Consideration for Central Valley Counties in Drought Decisions

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Congressman David G. Valadao and Sanger State Senator Melissa Hurtado Send Governor Newsom Letter Urging Consideration for Central Valley Counties in Drought Decisions WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman David G. Valadao and California State Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) sent Governor Newsom a letter to ensure that Fresno, Kings, Kern, and Tulare counties, whose jobs depend directly on farms, are...

Congressman David G. Valadao and Congressman Jim Costa Introduce Resolution Recognizing June as Portuguese Heritage Month

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Congressman David G. Valadao and Congressman Jim Costa Introduce Resolution Recognizing June as Portuguese Heritage Month WASHINGTON— Representatives David G. Valadao and Jim Costa introduced a resolution to celebrate June as Portuguese National Heritage Month. The resolution also identifies the many accomplishments of Portuguese Americans and the role they’ve played in shaping American culture. “...

Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Release Statement Regarding Ongoing Azerbaijani Aggressions on the International Border with Armenia

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Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Release Statement Regarding Ongoing Azerbaijani Aggressions on the International Border with Armenia WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman David G. Valadao and the Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues issued the following statement regarding ongoing Azerbaijani aggressions on the international border with Armenia: "We are alarm...

Congressman David G. Valadao Statement on Bureau of Reclamation's Updated Central Valley Project 2021 Water Allocation

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Congressman David G. Valadao Statement on Bureau of Reclamation's Updated Central Valley Project 2021 Water Allocation WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman David G. Valadao released the following statement in response to the Bureau of Reclamation’s (Reclamation) updated 2021 water supply allocation for Central Valley Project (CVP) contractors. Reclamation initially allocated a mere 5% for South-of-Delt...

Congressman David G. Valadao Joins Colleagues at the Southern Border to View Crisis Firsthand

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Congressman David G. Valadao Joins Colleagues at the Southern Border to View Crisis Firsthand EL PASO, TX. -- On Friday, May 21, 2021, Congressman David G. Valadao joined five members of the Republican Main Street Partnership to see the impact of the growing crisis at the United States-Mexico border. Rep. Tony Gonzales (TX-23) and Republican Main Street Partnership hosted Reps. David Valadao (CA-2...

Congressman David G. Valadao and Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Pen Letter to Secretary Blinken Raising Concerns Over Section 907 Waiver for Azerbaijan

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Congressman David G. Valadao and Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Pen Letter to Secretary Blinken Raising Concerns Over Section 907 Waiver for Azerbaijan WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman David G. Valadao and 31 of his colleagues sent a letter to Secretary Antony Blinken raising concerns over the Administration's decision to waive the longstanding statutory restriction on U.S...

Congressman David G. Valadao and Congressman Jim Costa Introduce Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel, and Alternative Fuels Extension Act of 2021

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Congressman David G. Valadao and Congressman Jim Costa Introduce Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel, and Alternative Fuels Extension Act of 2021 WASHINGTON - Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) and Congressman Jim Costa (CA-16) released the following statement after introducing the Biodiesel, Renewable Diesel and Alternative Fuels Extension Act of 2021: "I am pleased to introduce legislation to extend t...

Congressman David G. Valadao Joins Congressional Valley Fever Task Force

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Congressman David G. Valadao Joins Congressional Valley Fever Task Force WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman David G. Valadao joined the Congressional Valley Fever Task Force, a bipartisan group of members of Congress who are committed to raising awareness and advancing policies to combat Valley Fever. Valley Fever is a serious fungal illness caused from inhaling certain fungi species found in soil. C...

Governor Newsom Grants Republican Delegation Request to Expand Drought Emergency

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Governor Newsom Grants Republican Delegation Request to Expand Drought Emergency WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman David G. Valadao released the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s drought emergency expansion: “Last month, Governor Newsom declared a drought state of emergency for only two counties – Mendocino and Sonoma – an outrageous decision to make while counties in the rest of...

Congressman David G. Valadao Responds to New Bakersfield VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic Lease Award

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Congressman David G. Valadao Responds to New Bakersfield VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic Lease Award WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman David G. Valadao released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) lease contract awarded for a long-awaited new Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Bakersfield, California: “Our local veteran community has wai...

Congressman David G. Valadao Requests House Natural Resources Committee Hold Drought Hearing

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Congressman David G. Valadao Requests House Natural Resources Committee Hold Drought Hearing WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman David G. Valadao joined the entire California Republican delegation in requesting the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife discuss the Western U.S. drought and water-related issues in future hearings. In the letter sent to full Committee and S...

Congressman David G. Valadao Statement on President Biden’s Formal Recognition of Armenian Genocide

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Congressman David G. Valadao Statement on President Biden’s Formal Recognition of Armenian Genocide WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman David G. Valadao released the following statement in response to President Biden issuing an official statement formally recognizing the Armenian Genocide: “As co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues, my colleagues and I sent a letter to President Biden...

Congressman Valadao Co-sponsors Legislation to Help Reduce Costs for Technical Training Certification

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Congressman Valadao Co-sponsors Legislation to Help Reduce Costs for Technical Training Certification WASHINGTON — This week, Congressman David G. Valadao joined as an original co-sponsor of the American Workforce Empowerment Act to allow families to use funds from 529 plans for non-degree technical training certificate programs and required books, tools, and other fees. 529 plans are tax-advantag...

Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Pens Letter to President Biden Urging Recognition of Armenian Genocide

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Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Pens Letter to President Biden Urging Recognition of Armenian Genocide WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman David G. Valadao and over 100 of his colleagues sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to formally recognize the Armenian Genocide. The letter comes ahead of Saturday’s 106th anniversary of this tragedy. Despite both the House of Representatives a...