• June 2013
  • Port of Hueneme to get security funding

    Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Westlake Village, has proposed $97.5 million in security funding for the Port of Hueneme and other ports as part of the Homeland Security Appropriations Act. Brownley’s amendment to the Homeland Security Appropriations Act would fund the Port Security Grant program. Program money has been cut in recent years, and Brownley’s amendment would […]

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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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  • Congressional Art Contest Winner Earns Tickets to D.C.

    When Lily Wang got an overnight package she wasn’t expecting, she and her mother puzzled over it for a few minutes. Finally, she said, “I think I know what this is.” The package contained airline tickets from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. “I sort of knew that it was because I won, and I was […]

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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 released a statement today regarding reports that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeted groups based on political affiliation.

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  • Rep. Julia Brownley Travels To Camarillo To Thank Firefighters

    CAMARILLO (CBSLA.com) — A congresswoman issued thanks to the firefighters who battled the Springs Fire in Ventura County from the House floor in Washington, but that was not enough for her. Rep. Julia Brownley traveled to Camarillo Friday to personally thank firefighters who fought down the massive Springs Fire, which started last Thursday in Camarillo and scorched […]

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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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  • Julia Brownley Wants to Speed Up Disability Claims Process for Veterans

    WASHINGTON — The huge number of disability claims pending before the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is unacceptable, Rep. Julia Brownley said Thursday, and more must be done to help the agency reach its goal of eliminating the backlog by 2015. “The fact that there are so many claims that are taking well over 125 days is […]

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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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  • April 2013
  • Julia Brownley visits Moorpark College’s Science Classes

      Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Oak Park, visited Moorpark College on Monday to tour the campus and learn more about the school’s science disciplines. While it wasn’t her first time at the college, Brownley said it was the first time she saw some of parts of the campus, including the American Teaching Zoo, run by the […]

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