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Bipartisan Ocean Shipping Reform Act Passes the House

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Today, with the support of Congressman David G. Valadao, the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021, a bipartisan piece of legislation introduced by Representative Dusty Johnson (R-SD) and Representative John Garamendi (D-CA), passed the House. The bill will implement new shipping regulations and reforms that will ensure fair trade and shipping practices between countries, as well as protect domestic exporters from punitive trade practices by global partners.

Congressman David G. Valadao Calls on Secretary Buttigieg to Help Alleviate Supply Chain Congestion

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Congressman David G. Valadao Calls on Secretary Buttigieg to Help Alleviate Supply Chain Congestion Washington, D.C. – Congressman David G. Valadao and 10 of his colleagues co-sponsored Representative Tracey Mann’s legislation, the Truckers Responding At National Shipping Ports Overcoming Retail Turmoil (TRANSPORT) Act. This legislation would require the Secretary of Transportation to relieve cong...

Highway 41 Completion Project Funding Included in Draft Cal Trans Funding Plan

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Highway 41 Completion Project Funding Included in Draft Cal Trans Funding Plan WASHINGTON – Funding needed to finish a dangerous six-mile stretch of Highway 41 in Fresno County has been included in the Cal Trans Draft 2020 Interregional Transportation Improvement Program (ITIP). If funding is approved by the California Transportation Commission, the construction phase of the project will begin in ...

Congressman David G. Valadao Urges California High-Speed Rail Authority to Address Issues Faced by Wasco Residents as a Result of Their Neglect

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“When the California High-Speed Rail Authority considered routing the rail line directly through the City of Wasco, they were made aware of the drastic impact this decision would have on the community,” said Congressman Valadao. “The construction of the rail has disrupted businesses and homes, worsened air quality, and the abandoned Wasco Farm Labor Housing complex has posed serious health and safety risks. These concerns have been raised with the Authority repeatedly for the last decade, and the residents of Wasco deserve answers and prompt action to address this growing issue.”