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    Valadao Announces $9.1 Million in Federal Payments to Fresno, Kings, Kern, and Tulare Counties

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) announced that counties within California’s Twenty First Congressional District will receive over $9 million through the federal Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program for fiscal year 2017. PILT are Federal payments to local governments that help offset losses in property taxes due to non-taxable Federal lands within their boundaries. Fresno, Kings, Kern, and Tulare Counties, which make up the Twenty First Congressional District, will rece...


    Valadao Releases Statement on President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request

    WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, the White House published President Donald J. Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget request titled, “A New Foundation for American Greatness.” In response to the President’s proposal, United States Congressman, and member of the House Committee on Appropriations, David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement: “With our national debt rising over nineteen trillion dollars and an annual budget deficit of over five hundred billion dollars, the United Stat...


    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. "...


    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...


    Valadao Spends Holidays with Troops

    Washington – U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) is currently traveling with a bipartisan Congressional Delegation (CODEL) to the Middle East, including Afghanistan and other nations. In addition to Congressman Valadao, Congressmen Mike Coffman (CO-06), David Cicilline (RI-01), and Lee Zeldin (NY-01) are also travelling with the bipartisan delegation. Congressman Valadao stated, “Having the opportunity to thank our service members abroad first hand, especially during the holiday season, is...


    Rep. Valadao Announces COPS Grant to City of Lemoore

    HANFORD - Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) announced the City of Lemoore, California as the recipient of a Fiscal Year 2016 Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program (CHP) Grant administered through the U.S. Department of Justice totaling $125,000 for Fiscal Year 2016. Following the notification from the U.S. Department of Justice, Rep. David Valadao stated, “Our law enforcement officers have dedicated their lives enforcing our laws, preventing crimes, and arrest...


    Valadao Statement on the President’s FY2017 Budget Request

    WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, the White House published President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget request. U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement in response to the President’s proposal: “Similar to previous requests, the President’s FY2017 budget increases federal spending by $2.5 trillion dollars and increases taxes on hardworking Americans by $3.4 trillion over the next ten years. “As a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, it is important to me that we ...


    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 FY2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) and the entire House of Representatives voted on the fiscal year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill, legislation that will provide discretionary funding for the federal government for the current fiscal year. The bill includes full Appropriations legislation and funding for the twelve annual Appropriations bills through the end of the fiscal year, September 30, 2016. This level reflects the increased domestic discretionary funding...


    House Passes Bipartisan Budget Agreement

    WASHINGTON – Today, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 1314; the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015. The legislation authorizes new spending levels for both FY 2016 and 2017, implements mandatory spending cuts and additional savings to offset such increases, and increases the debt limit through March 15, 2017, preventing default. Following the vote, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement: “While the plan set forward today is not perfect, it is a...

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