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    Rep. Valadao Hosts Speaker Ryan for Tour of Central Valley Manufacturer

    KERMAN – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21), joined by House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, toured the MEC Aerial Work Platforms facility in Kerman, California. In addition to touring MEC Aerial Work Platforms facility and learning more about the company’s history, innovative approach to designing and manufacturing machines, and commitment to their community from MEC President David White, Congressman Valadao and Speaker Ryan had the opportunity to speak to employees about the impact tax re...

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    Valley Congressmen Valadao and Costa Commemorate Armenian Genocide

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen David G. Valadao (CA-21) and Jim Costa (CA-16) – in their continued work to serve the people of the San Joaquin Valley – joined to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide with dual speeches in the U.S. House of Representatives. Valadao and Costa have been strong advocates for the Armenian community they represent, and both are active members of the Congressional Armenian Caucus. The Valley Congressmen have consistently called for the official re...

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    Rep. Valadao Honored as ‘Innovator in Biotechnology’

    WASHINGTON – United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) this week was honored by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) for his leadership as an Innovator in Biotechnology. The biotechnology industry supports 267,844 jobs across 9,924 establishments in California. Congressman David G. Valadao stated, "Biotechnology provides innovative health care solutions, revolutionizes our agriculture industry, and minimizes environmental impacts across the board, all while creating thousands...

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    Rep. Valadao, Lawmakers Host Press Conference on Rule to Force DACA Debate

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers to discuss the “queen-of-the-hill” rule, which creates a process to bring four separate immigration bills to the Floor for consideration by the United States House of Representatives. Standing in front of the United States Capitol, Congressman David G. Valadao stated, "I have been in Congress now for a few years and I have taken a lot of tough votes. I have never backed away from them and I think this...

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    USDA Releases Final Decision on Valadao’s FMMO Legislation

    WASHINGTON – Today, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released their final decision supporting the establishment of a Federal Milk Marketing Order for California. 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 California dairy to compete on a level p...

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    Rep. Valadao, USDA RD State Director Tour Self-Help Enterprises' Wasco Subdivision

    WASCO – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined with USDA Rural Development State Director, Kim Dolbow Vann, and Self-Help Enterprises President and CEO, Tom Collishaw to tour the Self-Help Enterprises subdivision in Wasco. With support from Congress, ongoing partnerships between USDA and Self-Help Enterprises continue to create affordable housing and homeownership opportunities for hundreds of low-income families. Congressman David G. Valadao stated, “Home ownership has always b...

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    Valadao, House Pass FY18 Omnibus Bill

    WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) voted in support of legislation to provide all discretionary funding for the federal government for the 2018 fiscal year. H.R. 1625, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, contains $1.3 trillion in funding for all twelve annual Appropriations bills. After voting in favor of the legislation, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement: "The House Appropriations Committee has put in hundreds of hours of work craf...

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    Congressman Valadao Announces 2018 Congressional Art Competition

    HANFORD - Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) today announced the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for California's Twenty-first Congressional District. The winning artist’s work will be displayed in the national exhibition in Washington, DC. Congressman Valadao stated, “This is a great opportunity for Central Valley students to have their work recognized on a national level." He went on, "We have so much talent here in the Central Valley and I am excited to show the nation just what our stud...

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    Rep. Valadao Explains Queen of the Hill Resolution

    WASHINGTON - Last week, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) backed a resolution to ensure immigration reform legislation is considered in Congress. Specifically, H.Res. 774, creates a process to bring four separate immigration bills to the Floor for consideration by the United States House of Representatives. The process, referred to as “Queen of the Hill,” provides consideration of H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act but allows for four separate substitute amendments. Congressman...

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    Rep. Valadao Votes to Stop School Violence

    Today, with support from Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21), legislation to improve violence prevention programs in schools and coordinate with law enforcement to improve school safety was passed by the United States House of Representatives. H.R. 4909, the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act of 2018, which was introduced by Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04), creates a grant program to train students, teachers, school officials, and local law enforcement how...

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