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    Congressman David Valadao Responds to the President's State of the Union Address

    WASHINGTON - This evening, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) attended President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address to Congress. Following the address, he issued the following statement: "Each and every topic mentioned by the President tonight has major ramifications on the Central Valley. And while our nation faces many challenges, I am hopeful we can do what's best for the American people and conquer those challenges together. Since coming to Congress in 2013, one thing has...


    Rep. Valadao Announces $29 Million for CA-21

    HANFORD – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) announced California’s Twenty First Congressional District has received nearly $29 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to increase the supply of affordable housing, reduce homelessness, and expand economic opportunity for families throughout California’s Central Valley. Congressman Valadao stated, “This federal funding will allow our communities to address some of the serious housing, infras...


    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...


    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...


    Rep. Valadao Honored as Guardian of Small Business

    WASHINGTON - The National Federation of Independent Business, the nation’s leading advocate for small businesses, awarded U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) with its biennial Guardian of Small Business Award for his outstanding support of America’s small business owners in the 114th Congress. “Many elected officials claim that they are champions of small business, but our Guardian Award shows our members and other small business owners who is really fighting for them,” said NFIB President...


    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Valadao with Spirit of Enterprise Award

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce yesterday honored Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of his support for pro-jobs, pro-growth policies in the first session of the 114th Congress. This marks the 28th year that the U.S. Chamber has formally honored the accomplishments of this select group of members of Congress. Congressman Valadao stated, “As a small business owner myself, I am proud to receive this award.” He continued, ...


    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 Tax Extenders

    Washington – Today, Thursday, December 17, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a legislative package to help American taxpayers. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, is bipartisan legislation that aims to ensure American taxpayers keep more of their hard-earned dollars while simultaneously growing our economy. The legislation makes more than twenty tax provisions permanent, prevents tax increases for millions of Americans, and provides tax relief for small businesses....


    Valadao, Sinema Introduce Legislation to Support Startups, Create Jobs in California

    WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (R-CA) and U.S. Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) announced their legislation H.R. 398, the Jobs in America Act which was introduced in the United States House of Representatives. This bipartisan legislation provides immigrant entrepreneurs and foreign graduates of U.S. universities with the opportunity to stay in the United States if they demonstrate the ability to create jobs in America and bolster our economy. Congressman Valadao stated,...

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