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    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,...


    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...


    Rep. Valadao Testifies Before Senate Committee

    WASHINGTON - On Thursday, October 8, 2015, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) appeared before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to testify on his legislation, H.R. 2898, the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015, which addresses the historic drought impacting the Western United States, today. During the Full Committee Legislative Hearing on the Western and Alaska Water Legislation, Rep. Valadao delivered the following remarks: "Good morning, Chairwoman Mu...


    Valadao, California Republicans Introduce Legislation to Improve Western Water Reliability

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, June 25, 2015, Congressmen David G. Valadao (CA-21) introduced a bill to modernize water policies in California and throughout the entire Western United States with the support of the entire California Republican delegation, the Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, and Chairman of the Western Caucus. H.R. 2898, the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015 aims to make more water available to families, farmers, and communities in Californi...


    Rep. Valadao to Host Small Business Workshop

    Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) announced that he will host a Small Business Workshop on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Sanger Community Center located at 730 Recreation Avenue, Sanger, California 93657. The event will provide local business owners with information on growth opportunities, strategies for finding capital, and tips for complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It will also be an excellent opportunity to network with other local business owners in the c...


    Valadao Statement on House Passage of Keystone XL Pipeline

    Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) voted to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline which would bring North American crude oil to the Midwest and Gulf Coast refineries. Following the vote, Rep. Valadao joined with House leadership and other Members of the House of Representatives for a press rally supporting the project and urging the President to reconsider his veto threat. “The Keystone Pipeline would create over 42,000 jobs nationwide and reduce America's dependence on foreign oil by hundre...


    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...

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