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Rep. Valadao Invites Secretary of Health and Human Services to Central Valley
June 20, 2017
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao invited the United States Secretary of the Department of Health and Human services to visit California’s Twenty First Congressional District. In the letter to U.S. Secretary Tom Price, MD, Congressman Valadao highlights the resulting negative implications of California’s low Medicaid reimbursement rates. Congressman Valadao stated, “Under current law, Central Valley emergency rooms are overflowing, parents are unable to choose the best option... More
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Congressman Valadao Seeking Wounded Warrior for Congressional Fellowship
June 12, 2017
WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) is seeking a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran for a position with his Bakersfield or Hanford Congressional Office. "The Wounded Warrior Program gives back to those who have served and sacrificed for our country while creating an invaluable opportunity for congressional offices and constituents to connect with former members of the military,” said Congressman Valadao. He continued, “The Central Valley is home to thousands of our n... More
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Reps. Valadao, Denham Introduce Legislation to Improve Health Care Access
June 6, 2017
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined with Congressman Jeff Denham (CA-10) to introduce legislation to correct California’s flawed Medicaid reimbursement method, encouraging physicians to operate within Central Valley communities and ensure patients have access to doctors and specialists. The Assessing Critical Care Efforts to Strengthen Services (ACCESS) Act creates a Medicaid Payment Model Demonstration Project through the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovat... More
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House Passes Valadao Social Security Number Fraud Prevention Legislation
May 24, 2017
WASHINGTON — Today, the United States House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation introduced by U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21), H.R. 624, the Social Security Number Fraud Prevention Act. After learning about the issue from a constituent, Congressman Valadao introduced H.R. 624 to protect Americans, especially children, veterans, and senior citizens from becoming victims of identity theft. Following passage of the bill, Congressman Valadao stated, “In today’s digital age, w... More
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Valadao Releases Statement on President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request
May 23, 2017
WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, the White House published President Donald J. Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget request titled, “A New Foundation for American Greatness.” In response to the President’s proposal, United States Congressman, and member of the House Committee on Appropriations, David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement: “With our national debt rising over nineteen trillion dollars and an annual budget deficit of over five hundred billion dollars, the United Stat... More
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