Congresswoman Julia Brownley

Representing the 26th District of California

Media

Latest News

May 2, 2016 Press Release

THOUSAND OAKS, CA – On Monday, May 9, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host a discussion with community stakeholders on the status of veterans’ healthcare services and plans for immediate improvements at the VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Oxnard.

May 2, 2016 Press Release

THOUSAND OAKS, CA – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D - Westlake Village) and the Port of Hueneme Board of Harbor Commissioners announced the launch of Phase II of the Port’s Grid-Based Shore Power Project. Brownley secured a $500,000 grant for this project that will significantly reduce diesel emissions from refrigerated cargo vessels.

Issues:
Apr 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) released the following statement regarding the final Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General review of improper handling of veterans’ claims:

Apr 7, 2016 Press Release

THOUSAND OAKS, CA – On Thursday, April 7th, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) presented Sgt.

Mar 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) hosted an event with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Administrator Sarah E.Feinberg to announce a $1.5 million grant for the Rice Avenue rail safety project.  They were joined by other local officials to discuss this grant to the state of California to fund the design of a bridge to carry vehi

Mar 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Saturday, March 19, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host an Income Tax Assistance Workshop in Oxnard. This free service is available to individuals who earned less than $54,000 in 2015. Representatives with the Office of the Taxpayer Advocate and Brownley staff will also be available to answer questions.

Mar 8, 2016 Press Release

THOUSAND OAKS, CA – On Thursday, March 10, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host a roundtable with female veterans and key community stakeholders to discuss the unique experiences they have faced returning to civilian life and accessing VA healthcare and other benefits. 

Mar 3, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, March 9, Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host a town hall event in Oak Park.

Feb 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, is pleased to announce that the full committee approved H.R. 4590, legislation that would authorize a new 47,000 square foot, VA-run Community Clinic in Ventura County. 

Issues:
Feb 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – President Obama today signed the bipartisan Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act (READ Act) (H.R. 3033) into law. The READ Act was introduced by Reps.

Issues:

In The News

Aug 26, 2013 In The News

Women’s Equality Day celebrates the ratification on Aug. 26, 1920, of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution granting women the right to vote. However, nearly a century later, women are still second-class citizens when it comes to equal pay for equal work.

Aug 22, 2013 In The News

Growers were frank and honest with U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley about the most critical issues facing agriculture’s future in Ventura County at a round-table the congresswoman organized Thursday afternoon in Oxnard.

Aug 16, 2013 In The News

The Ventura County Heath Care Agency should serve as a model nationwide of how to provide access to affordable treatment, Rep. Julia Brownley said Thursday.

The Westlake Village Democrat toured the Family Medicine Residency and Specialty Care Center at Ventura County Medical Center before visiting two other area clinics to commemorate National Health Center Week.

Issues:
Jul 22, 2013 In The News

It’s summertime in Ventura County — a time when families break out the sandals, swimsuits and sunscreen to enjoy Hueneme Beach.

But this year is no ordinary year. Hueneme Beach is mostly closed. The sand has been washed away. The pier is unsteady. Surfside Drive is endangered. And jagged rocks block a once pristine shoreline.

Jul 18, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON — Rep. Julia Brownley’s first bill as a member of Congress has run into opposition from the Department of Veterans Affairs but has won the backing of a coalition of veterans’ advocacy groups.

Jul 8, 2013 In The News

Monday, the Department of Defense will begin furloughing approximately 5,000 civilian employees at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) due to the sequester.

The naval base is a critical economic engine in our community, and workers at NBVC should not be punished because of Congress’ failure to get our fiscal house in order.

Jul 3, 2013 In The News

When US Rep Julia Brownley (D-Thousand Oaks) took the oath of office six months ago, she was excited about becoming a new member of the 113th Congress but also understood the great responsibility she had undertaken.

Jun 28, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON — Rep. Julia Brownley is looking to take a program she championed for high school students in California onto the national stage.

The Westlake Village Democrat has filed a bill that would make federal grants available to states that create a State Seal of Biliteracy to recognize high school seniors who graduate with proficiency in English and at least one other language.

Issues:
Jun 25, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON — Seven programs that help homeless veterans would remain eligible for federal funding for another year under legislation filed Tuesday by Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Westlake Village.

Jun 23, 2013 In The News

Earlier this month, the Ventura County Star said in an editorial, “We hope everyone will recognize the urgency of reaching a bipartisan agreement to stave off the sharply higher interest rates that are set to take effect in July.”

I couldn’t agree more.

Pages

Photo Galleries

Aug 26, 2013 Photo Gallery

Congresswoman Brownley recently met with administrators and air traffic controllers at the Camarillo Airport, an important economic driver in Ventura County that connects our community to the national transportation system. My visit to the airport not only allowed me to learn about the tower’s operations but also allowed me to thank those working every day behind the scenes to keep our skies sa

Aug 24, 2013 Photo Gallery

In Ventura, Congresswoman Brownley held Congress on Your Corner events to meet with residents, discuss their concerns, answer questions about legislative issues, and help them with navigating various federal agencies. While there were strong opinions on both sides of many issues, I appreciated the opportunity to meet so many people who care so deeply about our community and our country.

Aug 22, 2013 Photo Gallery

In Oxnard, Congresswoman Brownley held Congress on Your Corner events to meet with residents, discuss their concerns, answer questions about legislative issues, and help them with navigating various federal agencies. While there were strong opinions on both sides of many issues, I appreciated the opportunity to meet so many people who care so deeply about our community and our country.

Pages