Congresswoman Julia Brownley

Representing the 26th District of California
  • Ventura County Fires

    Please stay safe, listen to first responders, and evacuate if ordered to do so. For more information on evacuations, shelters, and school/road closures, visit or call (805) 465-6650.
  • Op-ed: Research Helps Those With Dyslexia

    I started working in public service to help ensure individuals with dyslexia have the resources they need to thrive. Read my op-ed with Reps. Lamar Smith and Bruce Westerman in Decoding Dyslexia on the importance of research into early detection and intervention.
  • Op-ed: Billionaires First?

    House Speaker Paul Ryan’s tax bill is going to raise taxes on millions of middle-class households, while giving a windfall to the wealthy and corporations that outsource jobs. Read my op-ed in The Acorn to hear the facts about the House Republican tax plan, and my vision for tax reform that truly benefits working Americans.
  • Op-ed: Recognizing All Who Served Our Nation This Veterans Day

    On Veterans Day, we honor all who served — male and female alike. But I encourage you to take a moment to think about the unique experience of women veterans this year. Read my op-ed in The Hill on how we can better support the growing population of female veterans and ensure that they have the care and resources they need when they return home.
  • Health Insurance Open Enrollment is Happening Now!

    If you receive your health insurance through Covered California, the open enrollment period is happening now, and it’s important that you and your family are covered. Visit to shop for a new plan or to explore options for renewing existing coverage. The open enrollment period goes until January 31, 2018.

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Latest News

Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today on the House vote to allow anyone authorized to carry a concealed weapon in another state to be able to bring it into California:

Dec 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today on the House vote to go to conference with the Senate on the Republican tax bill:

Nov 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA), co-chair of the House Democratic Caucus Reinvesting in Our Returning Heroes Task Force, led a forum with Members of Congress and experts on how the federal government can help ensure veterans have the resources and opportunities they need to start their own businesses.

Nov 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today on passage of a resolution requiring anti-harassment training for all Members and employees of the U.S. House of Representatives:

Nov 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Claudia Tenney (NY-22) and Julia Brownley (CA-26) introduced the Veteran Entrepreneurs Act. This bill will help veterans achieve the American Dream of opening a small business by reducing barriers often in the way of starting a business. 

In The News

Nov 30, 2017 In The News

A bipartisan pair of lawmakers are teaming up to try to make franchising opportunities more accessible to veterans.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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