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    Rep. Valadao on VA Health Clinic Allegations

    Last week, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki appeared before a Senate panel to testify about recent allegations that some Veterans Administration Health Clinics may be falsifying records to hide lengthy delays in care. While the Department’s Inspector General has launched an investigation and the Secretary has ordered audits of all VA health clinics, results of such audits have not yet been released. Late Tuesday, the office of the VA Inspector General reported that 26 facilities were ...


    California Healthcare Institute Honors Congressman Valadao

    Washington – Yesterday, California Congressmen David G. Valadao (CA-21) and Scott Peters (CA-52) were honored by the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) for their leadership in promoting thoughtful policies to advance biomedical research, investment and innovation over the past year. CHI is a nonprofit, public policy research organization, representing leading academic and nonprofit research institutions and biotechnology, medical device, diagnostics and pharmaceutical firm. Congressman Valada...


    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...


    Valadao Works to Improve Healthcare for Native American Communities

    Washington – This week, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) introduced legislation to ensure the healthcare needs of Native American families are adequately met. H.R. 3391, the Indian Health Service Health Professions Tax Fairness Act, would improve healthcare for Native American communities by empowering the Indian Health Service (IHS) to recruit additional healthcare professionals to their facilities. American Indians and Alaska Natives currently have a life expectancy 4.1 years shorter than ...


    Congressman Valadao Votes to Prevent Government Shutdown

    Washington – Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) voted in favor of legislation to prevent a shutdown of the federal government on October 1, 2013, when the current government operating budget is set to expire. H. J. Res. 59, the Continuing Appropriations Resolution for Fiscal Year 2014 is a clean extension of funding for current programs and services with slight adjustments to prevent catastrophic and irreversible impacts to government programs. “This Continuing Resolution is a temporary...


    Valadao Releases Statement Regarding Government Shutdown

    On Tuesday, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement regarding a potential government shutdown: "Without action, our current government operating budget is set to expire on September 30, 2013. While difficult decisions must be made regarding our nation’s discretionary funding, I remain strongly opposed to a government shutdown. "The federal government has a responsibility to seniors who depend on Social Security and Medicare. Most importantly, we must fulfill commitm...


    Valadao Votes to Fight ObamaCare Fraud

    Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 2775, the No Subsidies Without Verification Act: “In California’s 21st Congressional District families are struggling under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly referred to as ObamaCare. As the Administration continues to miss important implementation deadlines and waive or delay core provisions, it becomes clear just how unworkable this legislation is for Americans. Thes...


    Congressmen Launches Congressional Valley Fever Task Force

    This week, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined the newly-launched bipartisan Congressional Valley Fever Task Force, chaired by Congressman Kevin McCarthy (CA-22), in an effort to bring awareness to the fight against this disease. Congressman Valadao joins the following members of the task force: Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) – Co-Chair Rep. David Schweikert (R - AZ) – Co-Chair Rep. Buck McKeon (R – CA) Rep. Devin Nunes (R - CA) Rep. Karen Bass (D - CA) Rep. Duncan Hunter (R - CA) Rep. Jim C...

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