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    Valadao Issues Statement Following Joint Address

    WASHINGTON – Tonight, following President Donald J. Trump’s first Joint Address to Congress, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) issued the following statement: “We find ourselves in the midst of polarization, however, tonight, President Trump offered an optimistic depiction of a united America. "While the President and I do not agree on every issue, we share in the belief that our country succeeds when we come together, regardless of political party, to do what’s best for all Americans. "...


    Valadao Spends Holidays with Troops

    Washington – U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) is currently traveling with a bipartisan Congressional Delegation (CODEL) to the Middle East, including Afghanistan and other nations. In addition to Congressman Valadao, Congressmen Mike Coffman (CO-06), David Cicilline (RI-01), and Lee Zeldin (NY-01) are also travelling with the bipartisan delegation. Congressman Valadao stated, “Having the opportunity to thank our service members abroad first hand, especially during the holiday season, is...


    Valadao Releases Statement on National Guard Bonuses

    WASHINGTON - This morning, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement in response to yesterday's announcement from the Pentagon that they would discontinue their collection efforts of bonuses and loan repayments given to enlisted California National Guard members: “Yesterday, the Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work assured me that the Department of Defense would suspend all efforts to collect reimbursements from those impacted as soon as possible. Our servi...


    Valadao Announces U.S. Service Academy Information Night

    Hanford – On Thursday, September 1, 2016, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) will host his United States 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 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 Academy, and U.S. Coast Guard Academy. ...


    Rep. Valadao Named to Conference Committee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Bill

    WASHINGTON, DC – U.S Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) today announced that he has been selected to serve on the House-Senate Conference Committee responsible for reconciling the differences between the House and Senate passed Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriations bills. Last week, H.R. 4974, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill and H.R. 5243, the Zika Response Appropriations Act were passed by the U.S. House of Representatives with bipartisan...


    David G. Valadao: Bridging Partisan Lines

    It’s no surprise that Washington, D.C., is largely known for being incredibly unproductive. And with elected officials entrenched in partisan gridlock there’s no reason to expect that to change. However, in 2015, something did change. When I was elected to Congress, I promised my constituents I would do everything in my power to represent their best interest in Washington and that I would work with everyone, regardless of which political party they belonged to. While there is still much work to ...


    House Passes Legislation to Block Iran Nuclear Agreement

    WASHINGTON - On Thursday, September 10, 2015 and Friday, September 11, 2015, the United States House of Representatives considered three pieces of legislation related to the Iran Nuclear Agreement. On Thursday, the House passed H. Res. 411, with Congressman David G. Valadao’s (CA-21) support, asserting that Congress had not yet received the Iran Nuclear Agreement in its entirely, and thus, the 60 day Congressional review period has yet to begin. Today, Friday, September 11, 2015, the House consi...


    OPINION: Why I Oppose Iran Nuclear Pact

    Since negotiations regarding the Iranian nuclear agreement began, President Obama and his administration have repeatedly stated, “No deal is better than a bad deal.” I strongly agree with this statement and believe Congress must carefully consider the proposal to ensure it protects Americans, and the entire world, from the danger of a nuclear-powered Iran. Most importantly, any deal must prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons. An agreement that falls short of this fails to serve its inhere...


    Valadao, Costa Probe DoD Report Related to Lajes Field

    WASHINGTON – In response to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s investigation into potential waste and fraud in Department of Defense (DoD) decisions related to the consolidation of United States military bases in Europe, Members of Congress sent a letter to House and Senate Conferees of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The letter requests that funding be withheld for construction activity related to the Joint Intelligence Analysis Complex (JIAC) at Royal Air F...


    Nominees from CA-21 Accepted into U.S. Services Academies

    Three Central Valley students who received Academy Nominations from Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) were offered appointments to various United States Service Academies. The nominees, who were announced at the beginning of the year, were seeking admission to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. A non-partisan Academy Advisory Board made up of ...

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