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    POTUS Answers Congressional Request, Issues Disaster Declaration

    WASHINGTON – This morning, President Donald J. Trump issued a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of California in response to bipartisan request from Congress. Following a storm system which occurred in California between January 18 and January 23, this past Friday, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) led a bipartisan letter requesting President Trump declare a Presidential Declaration of Major Disaster for certain affected areas in the State of California. The letter, which can be r...

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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. "...

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    Valadao Introduces Legislation to Improve Western Water Reliability

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Tuesday, January 3, 2017, the first day of the 115th Congress, Congressmen David G. Valadao (CA-21) introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to modernize water policies throughout the entire Western United States, including in the State of California. Agriculture drives the American economy and is the backbone of California’s economy, a $35 billion industry that produces over 400 commodities and accounts for over a half of our nation’s fruits and vege...

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    Valadao Releases Statement Following Drought Agreement

    WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the below statement following an agreement between the House and Senate regarding California water provisions. The legislative language will be included in the FY2017 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) which is scheduled to be considered by the House and Senate this week. "As we head into the winter rainy season, including these temporary provisions in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) to strengthen California wa...

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    Valadao Releases Statement Following Drought Agreement

    WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the below statement following an agreement between the House and Senate regarding California water provisions. The legislative language will be included in the FY2017 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) which is scheduled to be considered by the House and Senate this week. "As we head into the winter rainy season, including these temporary provisions in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) to strengthen California wa...

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    House Committee Approves Valadao Westlands Drainage Dispute Legislation

    WASHINGTON - Today, Wednesday, November 16, 2016, the House Committee on Natural Resources approved H.R. 4366, the San Luis Unit Drainage Resolution Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21). This legislation, introduced in January of this year, authorizes the settlement of a long-standing dispute between the United States and the Westlands Water District concerning the management of drainage water within Westlands’ service area in the San Luis Unit of the Central ...

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    House Passes FY 17 Interior Appropriations Bill

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2017 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill. The legislation provides $32.095 billion in funding for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Forest Service, the Indian Health Service, and various independent and related agencies. In addition to reining in regulatory overreach, the legislation, includes provisions added to the bill by U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) during Full C...

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    House Appropriations Committee Approves FY 2017 Interior and Environment Bill

    WASHINGTON, DC – The House Appropriation Committee today approved the Fiscal Year 2017 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill. The legislation includes funding for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Forest Service, the Indian Health Service, and various independent and related agencies. In total, the bill provides $32.095 billion, $64 million below the Fiscal Year 2016 enacted level and $1 billion below the President’s budget request. Included is...

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    House Passes Senate Energy Legislation with California Water Provisions

    WASHINGTON, DC – This afternoon, the United States House of Representatives passed an Amendment to the Senate-passed energy bill, S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016. The House Amendment to S. 2012 includes thirty-seven energy and water related bills that have passed the House of Representatives throughout the current 114th Congress. Included in the Amendment, is drought relief legislation introduced by U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21), H.R. 2898, the Western Water and ...

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    Congressman Valadao Testifies Before House Committee on Natural Resources

    WASHINGTON - On Tuesday, May 24, 2016, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) testified before the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans during their legislative hearing on Water Settlements. Video of Congressman Valadao's testimony can be viewed here. The full transcript of his testimony can be found below: Good morning, Chairman Fleming, Ranking Member Huffman, and Members of the Committee. I appreciate the invitation to testify before you today o...

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