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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. "...


    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...


    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...


    Rep. Valadao Releases Statement on the President’s FY16 Budget Request

    Washington – Today, Monday, February 2, 2015, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) issued the following statement on the release of the President’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request. “The budget request for FY 2016, the President released today is the seventh budget in a row that includes new tax hikes on the American people. While it is true our nation’s debt is unacceptable, it is not because Americans don’t pay enough taxes. It is because Washington spends too much. “A balanced budget will fost...

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