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    Valadao Announces Availability of USDA Emergency Loans

    HANFORD — U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) announced the availability of emergency loans for farm operators in Kern, Kings, and Tulare Counties. Throughout 2016, severe weather conditions significantly impacted agriculture operations throughout California, causing massive crop damage and loss. After reviewing Loss Assessment Reports, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated five California Counties as primary natural disaster areas and an additional 23 counties as contig...


    Valadao Releases Statement on Updated Water Allocation

    WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced an update to the 2017 water allocation for San Joaquin Valley agricultural service contractors who receive water through the Central Valley Project (CVP). Despite an abundance of precipitation this rainy season, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation originally announced a sixty five percent allocation for South-of-Delta Central Valley Project agricultural water service contractors and a ninety percent allocation for Municipal & Industrial (M&...


    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. "...


    Congressman Valadao, Community Leaders Discuss Need for Immigration Reform

    FRESNO – This morning, Thursday, February 23, 2017, United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) reaffirmed the need for a bipartisan solution and his commitment to pushing for legislative reforms to repair our broken immigration system. The event, a breakfast discussion in Fresno, California, was hosted by The Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation in conjunction with FWD.us. Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation President Dora Westerlund and Chairman Fausto Hinojosa delivered opening and closing rema...


    USDA Announces Recommended Decision Regarding FMMO

    WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service released their Recommended Decision supporting the establishment of a Federal Milk Marketing Order (FMMO). Under current California dairy pricing structures, dairy producers face an unfair disadvantage in the federal market place. Many California dairy producers have expressed interest in entering the Federal Milk Marketing Orders (FMMOs), a dairy pricing mechanism, which would allow Ca...


    Valadao Urges Collaboration to Repair Immigration System

    WASHINGTON – United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) is urging President Donald J. Trump to collaborate with himself and others in Congress to reform our broken immigration system. In a letter sent Tuesday, Valadao discusses the serious impact immigration has on families and businesses in California's Central Valley. "As the son of Portuguese immigrants representing a unique and diverse congressional district, I have gained invaluable insight into our broken immigration system," the l...


    115th Congress Subcommittee Assignments Released

    WASHINGTON – Today, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Rodney Frelinghuysen announced subcommittee memberships for the 115th Congress. U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) will serve on the Agriculture Subcommittee, the Military Construction and Veteran Affairs Subcommittee, as well as the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Subcommittee. Last Congress, Valadao, who is beginning his third term serving on the House Appropriations Committee, served on both the Agricult...


    House Passes FY 17 Interior Appropriations Bill

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2017 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill. The legislation provides $32.095 billion in funding for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Forest Service, the Indian Health Service, and various independent and related agencies. In addition to reining in regulatory overreach, the legislation, includes provisions added to the bill by U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) during Full C...


    U.S. Department of the Interior Debunks Feinstein's Claim Senate Bill Increases Pumping

    WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, February 24, 2016, the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power, and Oceans held a hearing to review federal regulations exacerbating California’s drought crisis despite the fact that El Niño is providing significant precipitation in the region. The hearing focused on the continuing drought in California, its impacts on both a state and national scale, and Congressional action that could provide a solution while alleviating current sufferi...


    Valadao Statement on Reauthorization of Export Import Bank

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement following the passage of H.R. 597; the Reform Exports and Expand the American Economy Act, legislation to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States. “The Export-Import Bank plays a significant role in creating and maintaining U.S. jobs while also providing certainty and stability for U.S. manufacturers and exporters of all sizes. Failure to reauthorize the Bank could have severely damaged U.S. m...

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