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    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...


    House Passes Omnibus Spending Package

    Last night, Thursday, December 11, 2014, the United States House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill. The legislation will provide discretionary funding for the federal government for the current fiscal year. Eleven of the Twelve annual Appropriations bills will be funded through the end of the fiscal year, September 30, 2014. The 12th bill, which provides funding for the Department of Homeland Security, is included in the legislation; however, it is funded...


    Rep. Valadao Announces April Mobile Office Hours

    Hanford – Today, Congressman Valadao (CA-21) announced mobile office program dates and locations for the month of April. This program affords residents, who are unable to visit the Congressman’s office due to time or location restrictions, the opportunity to meet with congressional staff and receive services offered by Congressman Valadao’s office face-to-face. Constituents are invited to come and speak with congressional staff and voice questions or concerns they may have. You are especially en...


    U.S. Chamber Honors Valadao with Spirit of Enterprise Award

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today presented Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) of California with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award in recognition of his support of pro-growth, pro-jobs policies during the first session of the 113th Congress. “2013 was challenging, but Congressman Valadao worked to pass legislation and enact policies that will keep our country moving forward economically,” U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue said. “The Spirit of Enterprise Award recognizes le...


    House Passage of Omnibus Appropriations Legislation

    Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) voted in support of legislation to put America on a sustainable fiscal path. The United States House of Representatives passed the 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, legislation that provides discretionary funding for the entire federal government for the entire fiscal year. Congressman Valadao explained, “Funding the federal government is the most basic duty of the Congress. By passing this Omnibus bill, Congress is fulfilling its duty. As a Member of ...


    Congressman Valadao Releases Statement on Ryan/Murray Budget Agreement

    Washington – Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement regarding the recent budget deal reached by House Budget Committee Chairman Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Budget Committee Chairman Senator Patty Murray (D-WA). Congressman Valadao stated, “While this budget agreement is not perfect, it is a step in the right direction. The deal responsibly reduces our national debt without increasing taxes on hardworking Americans. He continued, “Furthermore, thi...


    Congressman Valadao Votes to Support Federal Workers

    Washington - This morning, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) voted in favor of legislation he cosponsored to provide compensation to federal employees furloughed due to the shutdown of the United States federal government. On October 1, 2013, approximately 800,000 federal employees around the nation were furloughed as a result of a lapse in federal funding, which caused a government shutdown. If enacted, H.R. 3223, the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act will ensure that furloughed ...


    Congressman Valadao Refuses Salary during Government Shutdown

    Today, Wednesday, October 2, 2013, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) sent a letter to Dan Strodel, Chief Administrative Officer of the United States House of Representatives asking for his pay to be withheld during the government shutdown. Congressman Valadao explained, “As a Member of Congress, I believe it is the core duty of the House and Senate to pass a budget to ensure the government continues operating. Our inability to accomplish this has serious consequences for all Americans includi...


    Congressman Valadao Votes on Plan to Stop ObamaCare and Keep Government Open

    This evening, after carefully taking into consideration opinions from Central Valley constituents, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) voted in the United States House of Representatives in favor of two amendments to Senate-passed H. J. Res. 59, the Continuing Appropriation’s Resolution for Fiscal Year 2014, to fund the federal government past October 1, 2013, when the current government operating budget is set to expire. The first amendment delays the president’s healthcare law from taking eff...

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