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    Rep. Valadao Receives ‘Hero of Main Street’ Award

    WASHINGTON – Today, the National Retail Federation (NRF) announced U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) has been recognized as a “Hero of Main Street” for consistently supporting public policy priorities important to millions of small businesses of the retail industry. The awards were presented as small retailers across the country gathered in Washington for NRF’s Retail Advocates Summit. Congressman David G. Valadao stated, “Small businesses are a vital part of the Central Valley’s communi...

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    Rep. Valadao Hosts Speaker Ryan for Tour of Central Valley Manufacturer

    KERMAN – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21), joined by House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, toured the MEC Aerial Work Platforms facility in Kerman, California. In addition to touring MEC Aerial Work Platforms facility and learning more about the company’s history, innovative approach to designing and manufacturing machines, and commitment to their community from MEC President David White, Congressman Valadao and Speaker Ryan had the opportunity to speak to employees about the impact tax re...

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    Rep. Valadao Honored as ‘Innovator in Biotechnology’

    WASHINGTON – United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) this week was honored by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) for his leadership as an Innovator in Biotechnology. The biotechnology industry supports 267,844 jobs across 9,924 establishments in California. Congressman David G. Valadao stated, "Biotechnology provides innovative health care solutions, revolutionizes our agriculture industry, and minimizes environmental impacts across the board, all while creating thousands...

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    Valadao, House Pass FY18 Omnibus Bill

    WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) voted in support of legislation to provide all discretionary funding for the federal government for the 2018 fiscal year. H.R. 1625, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, contains $1.3 trillion in funding for all twelve annual Appropriations bills. After voting in favor of the legislation, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement: "The House Appropriations Committee has put in hundreds of hours of work craf...

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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...

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    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...

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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. "...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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