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    USDA Publishes FMMO Final Rule

    WASHINGTON – Today, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) published the Final Rule establishing a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO) to regulate milk in California, an idea first proposed by Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) in March 2013. Congressman Valadao stated, “As a dairy farmer myself, I experienced firsthand the serious disadvantages dealt to California dairy producers and I came to Congress to ensure Central Valley farmers and ranchers had a voice in Washington.” He co...


    Congressman Valadao Responds to Central Valley Project Water Allocations

    HANFORD – U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement regarding water allocations announced by the United States Bureau of Reclamation today. “Following my request last month, I am pleased the Bureau of Reclamation has agreed to increase water allocations for South-of-Delta Central Valley Project contractors. While increased allocations are always appreciated, it is disappointing water allocations are not greater considering precipitation levels. I look forward to ...


    Congressman Valadao Participates in Foster Youth Shadow Day

    WASHINGTON - Today, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) participated in the Congressional Foster Youth Caucus annual Foster Youth Shadow Day. Congressman David Valadao, who is a member of the Congressional Foster Youth Caucus, hosted Ms. Jessica Lopez-Jimenez of Mendota, California at the nation's capital. During the event, Jessica had the opportunity to get an in-depth look at Congress and the legislative process. In addition to attending a local television interv...


    Rep. Valadao Announces June Mobile Office Hours

    HANFORD– Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) announced June dates and locations for his Mobile Office Hours program. To better serve you, Congressman Valadao’s staff conducts mobile office hours throughout California’s Twenty First Congressional District on a regular basis. This is a responsible, inexpensive way for you to voice your opinion on legislative issues or seek assistance with federal agencies. This program affords residents, who are unable to visit the Congressman’s office due...


    Congressman Valadao Signs Discharge Petition to Force Vote on Critical Immigration Legislation

    WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) signed a discharge petition to trigger a vote on H.Res. 774, a resolution containing four separate immigration bills. The resolution, 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. As introduced, H.Res. 774 will allow for debate on the House Floor of H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act, H.R. 3440...


    Rep. Valadao Applauds Committee Passage of His Blue Vietnam Veterans Legislation

    WASHINGTON – Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs passed U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao’s (CA-21) bipartisan Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act. H.R. 299; the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act expands benefits for Vietnam blue water navy veterans who are currently suffering from diseases they received as a result of their service. Specifically, the bill enables veterans who served in the territorial seas of Vietnam during the Vietnam War to receive expedited consideration for ...


    Rep. Valadao Urges Administration to Reverse Proposed Tariffs

    WASHINGTON – In response to recent actions taken by China concerning U.S. agricultural products, today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) sent a letter to United States Trade Representative, Mr. Robert Lighthizer, expressing his grave concerns. In an effort to combat unfair trade practices committed by China, President Donald Trump directed the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to impose a twenty five percent tariff on steel imports and a ten percent tariff on aluminum imports on...


    Congressman David Valadao Responds to Water Commission Announcement

    HANFORD – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement regarding the California Water Commission's recent decision to withhold requested state funding for the proposed Temperance Flat Project, a dam to be located on the San Joaquin River: “Central Valley farms, families, and entire communities continue to lack access to a clean, reliable water supply which is exactly why large-scale storage projects, such as the Temperance Flat Dam, are absolutely necessary. ...


    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...


    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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