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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) and her colleagues sent a letter to Commerce Department Secretary Penny Pritzker in support of the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership for Southern California (AMP SoCal) application for the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) designation, which would help boost innovation and job creation in the aerospace and defense industries in the region.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced that the Navy’s Unmanned Helicopter Reconnaissance Squadron ONE would be relocating to Point Mugu, effective immediately.
“I'm pleased to announce the squadron's move to Pt. Mugu," said Brownley. "Naval Base Ventura County is critical to our local economy, and this move will further strengthen the base's vital role in supporting our national defense and operational readiness."
Last week, I was pleased to announce nearly $12 million in federal funds for the dredging of the Channel Islands Harbor and $10.5 million for the Ventura Harbor dredging project. It’s a big win for Ventura County, our harbors, Hueneme Beach and Ventura County’s economy.
Since the day I was sworn in, to hours before the budget numbers were finalized, I have worked nonstop on this issue.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) and Congressman Mark Takano (D-Riverside) introduced the Help Hire Our Heroes Act, a bill that would extend the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) for six months. This extension of the VRAP authorization and additional funding would allow veterans to participate and would pay veterans VRAP benefits through September 30, 2014.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hoy, la congresista Julia Brownley (D- Westlake Village) anunció que cerca de $12 millones en fondos serán disponibles para el dragado del Puerto de Channel Islands y para reponer arena en la Playa Hueneme, que ha sido amenazada con el potencial de daño estructural a carreteras y edificios debido a la erosión de arena severa.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hoy, la congresista Julia Brownley (D- Westlake Village) anunció $10.5 millones para el dragado del Puerto de Ventura. El Plan de Trabajo del año fiscal 2014 del Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejército de los Estados Unidos incluye $7.1 millones para el proyecto y en la solicitud del presupuesto del Presidente para el año fiscal 2015 incluye un adicional $3.4 millones.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced nearly $12 million in funding will be made available to dredge Channel Islands Harbor and to replenish sand at Hueneme Beach, which has been threatened with potential structural damage to roads and buildings due to severe erosion.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced $10.5 million for the Ventura Harbor dredging project. The FY2014 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work plan includes $7.1 million for the project and the President’s FY2015 budget request includes an additional $3.4 million.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) applauded President Obama’s signing of an Executive Order that will improve the export/import processes for America’s small businesses by requiring completion of the International Trade Data System (ITDS) by December 2016. Once completed, the ITDS will reduce approval and processing times for U.S. small businesses seeking to import and export goods from days to minutes.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) expressed her strong support for the upcoming arrival of the Triton Unmanned Aircraft System at Point Mugu. The Triton program will have an initial 4 officers and 43 enlisted sailors based at Naval Base Ventura County in 2015, a presence that is expected to grow to 700 servicemembers by 2020. According to the Navy’s draft environmental assessment released in February 2013, the county is expected to grow by nearly 2,400 new residents when including family members and support personnel as a result.