Congresswoman Julia Brownley

Representing the 26th District of California


Latest News

Apr 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Reps. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) and Julia Brownley (CA-26) introduced H.R. 2123, the Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support (VETS) Act of 2017.

Apr 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley, a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, released the following statement in response to a draft House Republican bill that would impose new GI Bill enrollment fees on servicemembers:

Apr 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health passed two bills introduced by Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village): the Building Supportive Networks for Women Veterans Act (H.R. 91) and the Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act (H.R. 95).

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) released the following statement after House Republicans pulled H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act otherwise known as “TrumpCare,” from consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives:

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Democratic lawmakers led by U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.), Julia Brownley (D-Calif.), and John P. Sarbanes (D-Md.) introduced legislation today to end partisan gerrymandering and reform the nation’s patchwork redistricting system.

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley released the following statement on the Senate’s confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education:

Feb 3, 2017 Op-Eds

It has been a remarkable three days in our nation’s history.

Sunday marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, when the Supreme Court of the United States affirmed the constitutional right of women to make decisions about their own health care without interference from the government.

Jan 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) released the following statement on her vote supporting H.Res. 11, expressing concerns to UN Security Council Resolution 2334:

Jan 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced 26 bills as part of her legislative agenda for the 115th Congress. 

Dec 9, 2016 Op-Eds

By Congresswoman Julia Brownley

The election may have passed, but I join millions of Americans across the country who stand firm in the resolve that our nation will be one that works for everyone — a stronger, inclusive America built around uplifting and empowering all of its citizens.

In The News

Feb 16, 2017 In The News

Chairman Dent, Ranking Member Wasserman Schultz, and distinguished members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today about my priorities for the Fiscal Year 2018 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act.

Aug 16, 2016 In The News

A bill that would establish a national memorial to honor the victims of the St. Francis Dam disaster was endorsed Tuesday by the Ventura County Board of Supervisors.

Aug 12, 2016 In The News

Zachary Walker had his doubts about seeing a Department of Veterans Affairs doctor in Sepulveda through a two-way camera and television screen.

The Navy veteran from Ventura wondered how she would check him over or listen to his heart.

Aug 10, 2016 In The News

Military veterans in Ventura County needing specialty medical care are increasingly seeing their providers through a Skype-like app. The Department of Veterans Affairs calls it "telehealth."

Aug 9, 2016 In The News

Rep. Julia Brownley got a firsthand look at the operations of Oxnard's outpatient facility for veterans on Tuesday, greeting patients and speaking with staff about their needs.

Jul 3, 2016 In The News

There seems to be a script. Each incidence of gun violence is followed by outrage, heartbreak, a moment of silence, a muddying of the waters by cable show pundits and then … nothing. Whether motivated by hate, a result of mental illness, driven by extremism, racism, or as a domestic dispute — the why varies but the response remains the same.

Jun 22, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — The House passed a measure Tuesday evening aimed at finding and implementing the best ways to prevent suicide by female military veterans. It is now headed to President Barack Obama to be signed into law.

Jun 22, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — House Democrats, including at least nine from California, staged an ongoing sit-in in the House Chamber Wednesday to demand that Speaker Paul Ryan permit a vote on gun safety legislation.

Jun 21, 2016 In The News

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will have to look at whether its suicide prevention programs are meeting female veterans' needs under a California-led bill that passed the House on Tuesday afternoon.

May 20, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — An alarm that should have notified a Plains All American Pipeline operator of a rupture had been turned off, delaying the response to a devastating oil spill a year ago at Refugio State Beach, officials with the federal pipeline safety agency said Thursday.


Photo Galleries

Oct 3, 2016 Photo Gallery

Rep. Brownley with Marco Regil, Lisa Lange, and Emily von Klemperer form PETA

Nov 11, 2013 Photo Gallery

Congresswoman Julia Brownley observed Veterans Day by honoring local service members and veterans in Ventura County.

Aug 30, 2013 Photo Gallery

As part of her “Congress at Your Company” visits with employers across Ventura County to discuss jobs and the local economy, Brownley visted and toured Alcoa Fastening Systems in Newbury Park. At Aloca Fastening Systems Brownley toured the facility, met with workers, and learned more about the company’s manufacturing of fasteners for commercial transportation/aerospace industries.