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Congressman David G. Valadao Introduces Three Amendments to Alleviate California Drought

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Tree Pile

Today, Congressman David G. Valadao introduced three amendments to the Energy and Water Appropriations bill, which funds various federal agencies. Each of which would make strides toward alleviating the devastating California drought. The House Committee on Appropriations is responsible for appropriating funding for most of the functions of the federal government.

Congressman David G. Valadao and Sanger State Senator Melissa Hurtado Send Governor Newsom Letter Urging Consideration for Central Valley Counties in Drought Decisions

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Dry Soil

Today, Congressman David G. Valadao and California State Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) sent Governor Newsom a letter to ensure that Fresno, Kings, Kern, and Tulare counties, whose jobs depend directly on farms, are given full consideration when contemplating actions to mitigate the negative impacts of a second year of a critically severe and dangerous drought. President Biden’s Interagency Working Group was copied on the letter.

Congressman David G. Valadao and Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Pen Letter to Secretary Blinken Raising Concerns Over Section 907 Waiver for Azerbaijan

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"Not a single American tax dollar should be sent to the armed forces of oil-rich Azerbaijan - a country that ethnically cleansed Artsakh, holds Armenians POWs, and now occupies territory in the Republic of Armenia," said Congressman David Valadao. "President Biden should immediately withdraw his waiver of Section 907 and, if he won't, Congress should statutorily prevent any and all U.S. arms or aid to the Aliyev regime. The alternative - continuing to ship U.S. military aid to Baku despite its ongoing anti-Armenian aggression - sends Aliyev the green light to escalate his attacks."