Congresswoman Julia Brownley

Representing the 26th District of California
  • 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.
  • Op-Ed: A way to end the gridlock in Washington

    If we stop partisan gerrymandering, it could clear the gridlock holding up progress on countless common-sense solutions to critical challenges facing our nation. To read more, please check out my op-ed from the Ventura County Star.

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Latest News

Nov 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced more than $6.1 million in federal grant funding for Ventura County and the cities of Oxnard and Ventura for community development, homelessness, and housing programs.

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today on passage of the House Republican tax bill:

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) and Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, introduced the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program Improvement Act of 2017 to fight veteran homelessness by strengthening job training programs for our warfighters who have returned home.

Nov 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today on passage in the U.S. House of Representatives of the conference agreement for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018:

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

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.

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.

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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