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    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...


    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 ...


    U.S. Service Academy Nomination Application Deadline

    On Friday, the office of Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) issued a reminder regarding the upcoming deadline for United States Service Academy nomination applications: Students interested in attending a Service Academy must have a nomination from an authorized nominating source. As a Member of Congress, Congressman Valadao is authorized to nominate candidates who reside in California's 21st Congressional District. High school juniors or seniors interested in attending one of the United States...


    Rep. Valadao Applauds Final Navy Decision

    On Thursday, October 2, 2014, the United States Navy announced their final decision regarding the homebasing of F-35C aircraft intended to replace aging Navy Pacific Fleet FA-18 Hornet aircraft. According to the Navy’s Record of Decision, “After carefully weighing the strategic, operational, and environmental consequences of the proposed action,” the Department of the Navy “announces its decision to provide facilities and functions to support homebasing of F-35C aircraft at Naval Air Station (NA...

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