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    Valadao Offers Amendment to FY16 Energy & Water Appropriations Bill

    Washington – Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21), a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, offered an amendment during Full Committee Markup, aimed at increasing water infrastructure throughout California. The legislation, which was offered as an amendment to the FY 2016 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill instructs the Bureau of Reclamation to finish and submit feasibility studies for three dam expansion projects and two dam creation proposals. Rep. Valadao stated, “...


    Valadao Named Vice Chair of Agriculture Subcommittee

    Washington – House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today announced that Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) will serve as Vice Chair of the Agriculture Subcommittee. Vice Chairs of the 12 Appropriations Subcommittees will serve as Chair of the subcommittee in the absence of the Chairperson, and assist them in official Committee duties. "Congressman Valadao has distinguished himself as knowledgeable on the appropriations process and agricultural issues.” House Appropriations Committ...


    Valadao Responds to Mandatory Water Restrictions

    On Wednesday, Governor Jerry Brown ordered the California Water Resources Control Board to implement mandatory restrictions on residents, businesses, farms, as well as entire cities and towns. Following his announcement, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement: "California’s 21st Congressional District has been hit especially hard by the lack of rainfall and burdensome federal regulations that limit water deliveries to the Central Valley. While conserving water is i...


    Rep. Valadao Hosts Agriculture Roundtable

    Yesterday, Monday, March 9, 2015, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) hosted a small, yet diverse group of agricultural leaders at the Kings County Farm Bureau for an industry roundtable. At the meeting, Rep. Valadao provided legislative update and gathered input on numerous issues impacting agriculture in the Central Valley. After a legislative update from Rep. Valadao who sits on the Agricultural Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, Valadao listened as the group discussed criti...


    Valadao releases Statement on West Coast Port Contract Negotiations

    Following Wednesday’s announcement that vessel operations will again be suspended at U.S. West Coast ports over the coming weekend, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined with a bipartisan group of Members for a press conference urging a swift resolution to the contract negotiations. California’s Central Valley is one of the world’s most productive agricultural regions. The Central Valley produces over 230 different types of crops and accounts for 6.1 billion in agriculture sales. However, ...


    Valadao, Lawmakers Introduce RFS Reform Act

    Washington - On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined with Reps. Bob Goodlatte (VA-06), Peter Welch (VT-AL), Steve Womack (AR-03), and Jim Costa (CA-16) to announce the introduction of the RFS Reform Act in the 114th Session of Congress. The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program was created under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and established the first renewable fuel volume mandate in the United States. Initially, the program required 7.5 billion gallons of rene...


    House Passes Omnibus Spending Package

    Last night, Thursday, December 11, 2014, the United States House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill. The legislation will provide discretionary funding for the federal government for the current fiscal year. Eleven of the Twelve annual Appropriations bills will be funded through the end of the fiscal year, September 30, 2014. The 12th bill, which provides funding for the Department of Homeland Security, is included in the legislation; however, it is funded...


    Rep. Valadao Invites Vice President Biden to Tour Drought Devastation

    Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) issued a letter formally inviting Vice President Joe Biden to visit areas of the Central Valley most affected by the drought. “I welcome the opportunity to show this Administration firsthand what this drought has done to our communities in the Central Valley,” Congressman Valadao stated. “Solving this water crisis is not only a priority for those of us in the San Joaquin Valley and our entire State but is also an issue that carries severe consequences ...


    Valadao Releases Statement on Delta Exports

    Following recent rainstorms throughout the State, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement Wednesday morning: “Due to recent storms throughout California, the Delta is experiencing what could potentially be the last major flows of this season. Despite the severe drought conditions throughout the State, very little of this water is being captured and utilized due to insensitive and unsubstantiated federal regulations. The best available scientific information demonstr...


    Rep. Valadao Announces April Mobile Office Hours

    Hanford – Today, Congressman Valadao (CA-21) announced mobile office program dates and locations for the month of April. This program affords residents, who are unable to visit the Congressman’s office due to time or location restrictions, the opportunity to meet with congressional staff and receive services offered by Congressman Valadao’s office face-to-face. Constituents are invited to come and speak with congressional staff and voice questions or concerns they may have. You are especially en...

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