Today, I am introducing the Ending Debtor’s Prison for Kids Act. We need to eliminate the cruel practice of collecting fines and fees that keep children in jail and American families in debt.
Today, Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), Jim Banks (R-IN), Filemon Vela (D-TX), and Susan Brooks (R-IN) introduced the Eliminate From Regulators Opportunities to Nationalize The Internet in Every Respect Act (E-FRONTIER Act). This bill would safeguard the commercial 5G broadband networks from nationalization without authorization from Congress. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Sen.
As an elected official for over 20 years, I have made it a priority throughout my career to fix our criminal justice system so that more Americans can be set on a path to succeed.
Today, I am proud to introduce a resolution in the House of Representatives recognizing the late César Chávez. This resolution honors the life of the labor leader who organized migrant and farm laborers in the western United States. I am thankful that 70 of my colleagues in Congress have committed to support this bill, and will advocate for its passage in the People’s House.
Today, I voted to lower healthcare costs and give the American people and my constituents in the San Fernando Valley more access to affordable healthcare and affordable prescription drugs. I am keeping my promise to the American people to lower healthcare costs. Actions speak louder than words.
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March 26, 2019
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In February, I led the effort to send a letter signed by 50 Members of Congress asking T-Mobile and Sprint about their future commitment to the Lifeline Program should their merger gain approval from the Federal Communications Commission
The American people elected the new Democratic Majority to reform Washington. Today, we honor that promise by passing the For The People Act to protect American citizens' right to vote.
During this awards season, I am proud to introduce two bills renaming post offices on Van Nuys Boulevard after two of the San Fernando Valley’s most famous and celebrated artists, Richie Valens and Marilyn Monroe. Forty-six of my colleagues from California joined me in honoring these amazing talents from our great state.
Peggy Frank of North Hills was a loving person and a public servant just two years away from retirement. Last July, she was running her route in the San Fernando Valley during a 117-degree day, when she passed away from heat exhaustion. The Postal Service truck she was driving did not have air conditioning.
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