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Valadao Releases Statement, FAQs on Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON – On Saturday, United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement regarding the ongoing shutdown of the federal government. "There is no doubt this government shutdown was avoidable and unnecessary and it is incredibly unfortunate those in Washington are unable to put aside their differences to do what is best for our nation. I firmly believe Congress should continue to discuss the difficult issues at the center of this debate, including the DACA progr...

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Valadao Votes to Keep Government Funded

WASHINGTON – This evening, United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) voted to prevent a government shutdown by maintaining current funding for the federal government. H. J. Res, 125, the Continuing Resolution (CR) is a short-term spending package to provide the federal government with funding through February 16, 2018. In addition to continuing government funding, H. J. Res, 125 includes language to extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for six years and extensions of se...

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Valadao Supports Bipartisan DACA-Border Security Solution

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined with Representatives Will Hurd (TX-23), Pete Aguilar (CA-31) and Jeff Denham (CA-10) for a press conference to introduce a commonsense, bipartisan legislative solution for dreamers while simultaneously protecting our nation's border. H.R. 4796, the Uniting and Securing America (USA) Act protects DACA recipients from deportation while implementing new commonsense border security measures through enhanced technology,...

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Valadao, Colleagues Urge House Leadership to Pass Vietnam Veterans Legislation

WASHINGTON – On December 22, 2017, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21), joined by lead cosigners Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21), and Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) sent a letter to Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan urging the House of Representatives to pass H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act as soon as possible. In January, Congressman Valadao introduced H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act to grant presumptive Agent...

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House Passes Tax Reform Conference Report

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) voted in support of the Conference Report to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act which passed in the United States House of Representatives. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, will create a fairer and less complex tax code for individuals, families, and job creators, delivering real tax relief to Americans across the country, especially those in California’s Central Valley. U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) stated, “My constituents have suffere...

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OPINION: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is Real Relief for Families

The sprawling landscape of California’s Central Valley is home to some of the hardest workers in the nation; immigrants who came to America looking for a better life, farmers who have cultivated the land for generations, and parents who wished to raise their children in our small towns. However, rural communities face difficult challenges. This is especially evident in the Central Valley where unemployment levels are double the national average and far too many families live paycheck to paycheck...

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Rep. David Valadao, House Republicans Urge DACA Fix Before End of Year

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined a group of thirty four lawmakers in sending a letter urging Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to put a permanent solution for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives before the end of the year. Congressman David G. Valadao stated, “These young people met their obligation coming out of the shadows, passing background checks, paying necessary fees, and enrolling in school or ob...

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Congressman Valadao Hosts CMS Administrator Verma for Health Care Roundtable

COALINGA – Today, United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) hosted CMS Administrator Seema Verma in Coalinga, California for a hospital tour and roundtable discussion. During her visit, Seema Verma, Administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), visited Coalinga Regional Medical Center for a tour of the facility, led by XXXXX. Following the tour, she joined Congressman Valadao and local health care providers, industry leaders, and patients for a conversation on th...

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House Passes Historic Tax Reform Legislation

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) voted in support of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act which passed in the United States House of Representatives. H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, will create a fairer and less complex tax code for individuals, families, and job creators, delivering real tax relief to Americans across the country, especially those in California’s Central Valley. U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) stated, “Our tax code hasn’t been reformed in over thi...

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Valadao Introduces Making Rural America Count Act

WASHINGTON –Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) announced H.R. 3890, the Making Rural America Count Act, legislation to ensure rural communities with high incarcerated prison populations are eligible for Rural Development Grants administered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Program provides federal funding through loans, grants, and guarantees to individuals, businesses, and cities in rural regions throu...

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