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    U.S. Military Service Academy Information Night

    HANFORD – On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) will host his annual United States Military Service Academy Information Night at Hanford West High School. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about obtaining a Congressional Nomination to one of the United States Military Service Academies and will meet field representatives from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Aca...


    Valadao Advocates for Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans

    WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21), joined by lead Democrat Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02), sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs regarding the Department's longstanding position on providing presumptive benefits to Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans. In the letter, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) referenced Secretary Shulkin's recent testimony before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, on wh...


    Rep. Valadao Meets with Local JDRF Delegate

    WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) met with Elijah Lidgett from Bakersfield, California during the 2017 JDRF Diabetes Foundation Children's Congress in Washington, DC. Every two years, children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) travel to Washington, DC to meet with their elected officials to explain why type 1 diabetes research is so critical. This year, participants urged lawmakers to extend the Special Diabetes Program, which funds research i...


    Valadao, Denham Introduce Bill to Expand Teaching Hospital Residencies in Medically Underserved Areas

    WASHINGTON – Today, United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21), joined by Congressman Jeff Denham (CA-10), introduced legislation to further expand the Teaching Health Center (THC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) program. H.R. 3451, the Creating Additional Residency Expansion Act (CARE Act) expands the THCGME program by a total of twenty new centers, requiring the establishment of at least ten entirely new residency program centers. The legislation provides $57 million over fiscal years...


    Valadao, McMorris Rodgers Introduce Legislation to Continue and Expand Teaching Health Center Programs

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined with Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) along with Reps. Niki Tsongas (MA-03), Jeff Denham (CA-10), Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), and Derek Kilmer (WA-06) to introduce the Training the Next Generation of Primary Care Doctors Act of 2017 which will reauthorize the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program for three years. This legislation will also allow for the expansion of new programs within existing ...


    Valadao Testifies Before Judiciary Committee

    WASHINGTON – Today, United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) testified before the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. The hearing titled, “Agricultural Guestworkers: Meeting the Growing Needs of American Agriculture,” focused on the current agriculture guestworker program, known as the H-2A program and its inability to meet the needs of today’s farmers. As the only dairy farmer in Congress, United States Representative David G. Valadao was invited...


    Committee Approves FY18 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill

    WASHINGTON - Today, with the support of United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21), the House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2018 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill. The legislation provides funding for fiscal year 2018 for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), whose mission is to secure the nation from threats. The Department is responsible for critical programs such as aviation security, border and immigration enforcement, customs activiti...


    House Passes National Defense Authorization Act

    WASHINGTON – This morning, with the support of Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2810; the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is the comprehensive legislation to authorize the budget authority of the U.S. Department of Defense and certain national security programs of the U.S. Department of Energy for fiscal year 2018. Funding levels set forth within the legislation are con...


    House Passes Valadao GROW Act

    WASHINGTON – Today, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 23, legislation introduced by Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) to modernize water policies in California and throughout the entire Western United States. Over last decade, California has endured its worst drought in history, and a growing number of communities across the Western United States have experienced a similar fate. While this natural drought has wreaked havoc across the region, its destruction has been exace...


    House Passes to Reopen Clear Creek

    WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Congressmen Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), David G. Valadao (CA-21), Jeff Denham (CA-10), and Paul Cook (CA-08) to reopen Clear Creek for recreational use. H.R. 1913, the Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act would direct the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to reopen the 75,000 acre Clear Creak Management Area in San Benito and Fresno counties for public recreational use, including access for off-r...

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