Congresswoman Julia Brownley

Representing the 26th District of California

Jobs and the Economy

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Jun 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D – Westlake Village) issued the following statement about the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation (H.R. 1314):

Jun 5, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced that the Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County (WIB-VC) is one of 20 workforce development boards in the nation to receive a grant from the Department of Labor (DOL) “Linking to Employment Activities Pre-Release,” or LEAP initiative.

May 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) reintroduced the VOW to Hire Heroes Extension Act, which would expand and extend the work opportunity tax credit (WOTC) for companies that hire veterans through December 31, 2018 and allow qualified tax-exempt organizations to make a credit available against payroll taxes for hiring a veteran.

Mar 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) reintroduced the Innovation, Research, and Manufacturing Act, which would expand and make permanent the research and development tax credit.

“It is critical that Ventura County remains on the cutting-edge of innovation, and my bill will help business, both big and small, by allowing them to take advantage of R&D tax credits and make investments in new technologies,” said Brownley.

Jan 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced that she has secured a seat on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I). 

“As a California central coast community, Ventura County has unique transportation needs that not only impact our quality of life, but are vital to the region’s economic vitality. That’s why I fought so hard to be able to bring this unique perspective to the highly sought after Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure,” said Congresswoman Brownley.

Dec 19, 2014 Press Release

OXNARD, CALIF. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced that the U.S. Navy will be establishing an Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) Fleet Integration Team (FIT) at Point Mugu. 

“I am proud to report that the UCLASS FIT will be based at Point Mugu, which is yet another example of Naval Base Ventura County’s increasing strategic importance for our nation’s 21st century defense posture,” said Congresswoman Brownley. “I look forward to welcoming the UCLASS FIT personnel and their families to our community.”

Dec 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement regarding her vote on the Fiscal Year 2015 Continuing Resolution and Omnibus Appropriations Act.

Dec 5, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), issued the following statement regarding her vote on the NDAA:

“My vote in favor of the 2015 NDAA was a vote to support the existing and new commands coming to NBVC and to support servicemembers. It was a vote to support reforms to the military justice system to better protect victims of military sexual assault. And it was a vote to prohibit a new BRAC round. 

Oct 14, 2014 Press Release

OXNARD, CALIF. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) and local officials celebrated the beginning of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging of Channel Islands Harbor, which will provide sand to replenish Hueneme Beach. In March, Brownley announced that nearly $12 million would be made available for the project.

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) congratulated the U.S. Department of the Navy and Northrop Grumman on a key milestone in the development of MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) upon its arrival at Naval Air Station Patuxent River.