• May 2013
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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 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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    Brownley Statement on the Springs Wildfire in Ventura County

    Representative Julia Brownley released a statement in response to the Springs wildfire in Ventura County.

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    Brownley Talks Jobs With the Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County

    Today, Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) met with the Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County to discuss ways to strengthen our local economy and create Ventura County jobs.

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  • April 2013
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    Brownley Visits California Lutheran University

    Yesterday, Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) met with California Lutheran University President Chris Kimball to discuss the importance of higher education.

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  • March 2013
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    Rep. Brownley and Rep. Michaud Introduce “Veterans Medical Access Act”

    Yesterday, Representative Julia Brownley (CA-26), Ranking Member of the Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, and Representative Mike Michaud (ME-2), Ranking Member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, introduced the “Veterans Medical Access Act” (H.R. 1284), which is intended to provide better access for blind and severely disabled veterans to the health care they need.

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    Brownley Leads First Subcommittee Hearing, Advocates for Veterans’ Health Services

    Today, Representative Julia Brownley led her first subcommittee hearing as the Ranking Member of the Health Subcommittee of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, where she called for the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) to improve the services they offer to veterans.

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    Rep. Brownley and Rep. Cook Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Streamline, Accelerate Veteran Hiring Process

    This week, Representative Julia Brownley and Representative Paul Cook introduced H.Res. 104, a bipartisan resolution that demands help for veterans as they transition back to civilian life and find employment when they complete their service. The resolution urges the Department of Defense to work with state governments and industry to provide transferable credentials and licenses to veterans for skills they developed while on active duty. Additionally, it stresses that federal and state governments need to work together to help the spouses of active duty servicemembers transfer employment after relocation.

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    Brownley Statement on Across-the-Board Sequester Cuts’ Impact on Ventura County

    In response to announcements this week regarding the impact of the arbitrary, across-the-board cuts caused by the sequester on Ventura County, Representative Julia Brownley released a statement.

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    Brownley Statement on Women’s History Month

    Representative Julia Brownley released a statement today celebrating March as National Women’s History Month.

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    Brownley Introduces “Commitment to Veterans Healthcare Improvement Act”

    This week, Representative Julia Brownley introduced the “Veterans Healthcare Improvement Act” (H.R. 806), legislation intended to help guarantee adequate funding for veterans’ healthcare benefits.  H.R. 806 is Rep. Brownley’s first bill in Congress.

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  • February 2013
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    Brownley statement on final passage of the Violence Against Women Act

    Representative Julia Brownley released a statement following final passage of the Violence Against Women Act.

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    Brownley Calls On Congress to Avert Automatic Spending Cuts

    Today, in response to a new report released by the Obama Administration on the harm that automatic spending cuts scheduled to occur on Friday would cause in California, Rep. Julia Brownley released a statement.

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    Brownley Proud to Co-Chair Bipartisan Dyslexia Caucus

    Congresswoman Brownley is happy to announce she will be co-chairing the Dyslexia Caucus with her Republican colleague, Representative Bill Cassidy of Louisiana.

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  • January 2013
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    113th United States Congress Takes Office

    The First Session of the 113th Congress commences January 3rd, 2013.

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    Brownley Sworn Into Office

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives by House Speaker John Boehner January 3rd, 2013.

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