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    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...

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    Valadao Introduces Legislation to Expand Benefits for Vietnam Blue Water Navy Veterans

    WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) introduced bipartisan legislation in the House of Representatives to expand benefits for Blue Water Navy Vietnam veterans. Joined by lead cosponsors, Representatives Timothy J. Walz (D-MN), Elise M. Stefanik (R-NY), and Joe Courtney (D-CT), H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act works to grant presumptive Agent Orange exposure status to U.S. military personnel who served in the territorial seas of Vietnam during the Vietna...

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    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...

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    Valadao Introduces Bill to Ensure Timely Care for Veterans

    On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) introduced legislation to ensure veterans receive quality and timely healthcare from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is responsible for providing healthcare for our nation’s veterans. However, in recent years, the VA has failed to fulfill this responsibility, jeopardizing the health and well being of those who have served our country. The VA’s inability to efficie...

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    Valadao Releases Statement on National Guard Bonuses

    WASHINGTON - This morning, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement in response to yesterday's announcement from the Pentagon that they would discontinue their collection efforts of bonuses and loan repayments given to enlisted California National Guard members: “Yesterday, the Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work assured me that the Department of Defense would suspend all efforts to collect reimbursements from those impacted as soon as possible. Our servi...

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    House Passes Valadao Social Security Fraud Prevention Bill

    WASHINGTON - Today, the United States House of Representatives unanimously passed bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21). H.R. 3779, the Social Security Fraud Prevention Act of 2016. After learning about the issue from a constituent, Congressman Valadao introduced H.R. 3779 last fall with the support of lead Democrat cosponsor Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15). The bill aims to protect Americans, especially children, veterans, and senior citizens from beco...

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    Valadao Legislation Advances Through Committee

    WASHINGTON - Today, Thursday, September 15, 2016, the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a markup on legislation introduced by U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) to protect Americans, especially veterans, children, and seniors, from identity theft and fraud. H.R. 3779; the Social Security Fraud Prevention Act, which aims to lower the occurrence of identity theft by reducing the prevalence of printed Social Security Numbers on government-issued documents, was pass...

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    Rep. Valadao Named to Conference Committee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Bill

    WASHINGTON, DC – U.S Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) today announced that he has been selected to serve on the House-Senate Conference Committee responsible for reconciling the differences between the House and Senate passed Military Construction and Veterans Affairs appropriations bills. Last week, H.R. 4974, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill and H.R. 5243, the Zika Response Appropriations Act were passed by the U.S. House of Representatives with bipartisan...

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    Rep. Valadao, Lawmakers Host Press Conference on Agent Orange Legislation

    WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined with Congressman Chris Gibson (NY-19) and several Members of Congress, as well as Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans, military families, members of Veterans Service Organizations, and other allies for a press conference on H.R. 969; the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, a bipartisan bill in support of Navy and Marine Corps personnel and other Veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange during their service aboard vessels off th...

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    Rep. Valadao Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Social Security Identity Theft and Fraud

    WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) introduced bipartisan legislation in the United States House of Representatives with the support of lead Democrat cosponsor Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) to protect Americans, especially children, veterans, and senior citizens from becoming victims of identity theft. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. It threatens the financial security of millions of Americans, as well th...

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