Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Julia Brownley (CA-26) announced the enactment of her bill, the Veterans Medical Access Act, which was approved by Congress as part of the Fiscal Year 2017 Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Zika Response and Preparedness Act (H.R. 5325). The law was signed yesterday by President Obama.
Washington, D.C. - Today, Representatives Julia Brownley (D-CA) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) introduced H.R. 6220, a bill that would authorize the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to move forward with 24 healthcare facility leases that are currently backlogged in Congress, including the proposed 47,200 square foot Oxnard Community Clinic.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued the following statement after the House passed the FY2017 Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Zika Response and Preparedness Act (H.R.
Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced that the U.S.
VENTURA, CA – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced a $1.6 million grant from the National Park Service (NPS) to the City of Ventura for the construction of the newly proposed Kellogg Park. The funding would cover landscaping, construction of the playground, open space, picnic areas, and fitness equipment.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced that the Coast Guard has decided to make their current operating base at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) permanent. The Coast Guard move to NBVC is due to the previously announced closure of the Air Station Los Angeles facility at Los Angeles International Airport.
Camarillo, CA – Today, Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, led a local hearing in Camarillo to discuss the use of telemedicine within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system. Dr. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH), a subcommittee member, also attended the event.
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Julia Brownley released the following statement after the Obama Administration’s announcement that the number of homeless veterans has decreased by nearly half since 2010:
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With hundreds of students looking on, Buena High School social studies teacher Emmet S. Cullen received a Bronze Star with Valor on Thursday for his heroic actions 10 years ago during the Iraq War, when he was a sergeant in the U.S. Army.
At the front of a room filled with Vietnam veterans, a blue banner offered this message Tuesday: "A grateful nation thanks and honors you."
Bill Rowley, wearing his Army 1st Calvary Division cap, remembered people glaring at him as he walked through a San Francisco airport on his way back from the Vietnam War in 1970.
Rep. Julia Brownley has won unanimous House approval of her first solo piece of legislation. It will come as no surprise to those who have followed her career in Washington that it is focused on veterans.
Under a House bill passed Tuesday, the Department of Veterans Affairs would have to look closely at whether its mental health and suicide prevention programs meet the needs of the growing number of female veterans.
The Veterans Affairs Department needs to better understand the problem of suicide among female veterans and determine how best to treat at-risk women, according to a bill passed by the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
The U.S. House passed the measure, authored by Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Calif., by voice vote. Female veterans are six times more likely to commit suicide than non-veteran females.
WASHINGTON — Seeking to implement the most effective methods of preventing suicide by female military veterans, the House passed a bill authored by Rep. Julia Brownley by voice vote Tuesday.
The House passed legislation on Tuesday to identify programs offered by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs that are most effective in preventing suicides among female veterans.
Lawmakers said the measure, approved by voice vote, would offer insights into how to best address any unique factors that drive female veterans to commit suicide.
As part of her “Congress at Your Company” visits with employers across Ventura County to discuss jobs and the local economy, Congresswoman Brownley visted and toured Kinamed, Inc. in Camarillo. At Kinamed, Brownley met with site managers, toured the facility, and learned more about the company’s biomedical device manufacturing.
As part of her “Congress at Your Company” visits with employers across Ventura County to discuss jobs and the local economy, Congresswoman Brownley toured FOOD Share in Oxnard.
As part of her “Congress at Your Company” visits with employers across Ventura County to discuss jobs and the local economy, Congresswoman Brownley visited Port Hueneme. At Port Hueneme, Brownley met with port officials, boarded a cargo vessel with a vessel superintendent, visited a truck dispatch yard, and discussed the port’s importance to Ventura County’s local economy.