• June 2013
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    Brownley Joins Members of Congress to Stand Up For Equality With NOH8

    Today, Representative Brownley (D- Westlake Village) took a stand for marriage equality as a participant of the recent third annual NOH8 On The Hill photo event. Brownley, posing with NOH8’s iconic face tattoo and duct tape, joined nearly 70 new Members of Congress, including two Senators, in support of marriage equality and equal rights for all Americans.

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    Brownley Takes the Wildfire Fight to Washington

    Today, Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) proposed an amendment to the 2013 Farm Bill that supports firefighters battling wildfires, helps rural communities obtain safe drinking water, and promotes economic growth in rural America.

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    Brownley: Protect California’s Ports

    Today, Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), included critical infrastructure security funding for Port Hueneme and other ports as part of the Homeland Security Appropriations Act.

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  • May 2013
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    Brownley Announces More Than $34,000 for the San Buenaventura Housing Authority

    Today, Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded a $34,500 grant to the Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura for their participation in HUD’s ROSS Family Sufficiency Program.  Funds will allow the Housing Authority to hire a program coordinator to connect local residents with training opportunities, job placement organizations and local employers.

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    Brownley Announces Winner of 2013 Congressional Art Contest

     Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) today announced Westlake High School student Lily Wang as the winner of the annual Congressional Art Competition. The event featured works of art from 22 students representing a number of local high schools.

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    Brownley Continues Her Fight to Improve Veterans’ Benefits

    Today, Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), Ranking Member on the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health, held a hearing on legislation to improve veterans’ health benefits and better serve those who served our country.

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    Brownley Votes to Protect Women’s Healthcare Rights

    Today, Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), voted against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Repeal of this law would eliminate free coverage of life-saving preventative services for women such as mammograms, breastfeeding support, contraception and domestic violence screening.

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    Brownley Statement on IRS Targeting

    Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) released a statement today regarding reports that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeted groups based on political affiliation.

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    Brownley Protects Ventura County Airports From Sequester Job Cuts

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced that through the end of the fiscal year, the contract tower at Oxnard airport and the FAA staffed tower at Camarillo airport will be protected from sequester spending cuts and job furloughs, and remain open. Today’s announcement comes after Brownley’s efforts to provide the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding flexibility to keep these contract towers open.

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    Brownley Fights to End VA Backlog for Veterans in Ventura County

    Today, Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), a Member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, co-sponsored ten bills aimed to address the alarming backlog of claims at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA). The bills outlined below provide the tools necessary for the VA to accomplish its goal of eliminating the backlog by 2015.

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