• February 2023
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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Provide Women Veterans Equal Access to Contraceptive Care

    Today, Congresswoman Brownley introduced the Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act, legislation which would provide women veterans access to the same no-cost contraceptive care as their non-veteran counterparts.

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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Extend Public Safety Officer Benefits to TSA Officers

    Today, Congresswoman Brownley introduced the Honoring Our Fallen TSA Officers Act, which would allow Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers killed in the line of duty to receive the same benefits as other law enforcement officers under the U.S. Department of Justice Public Safety Officer Benefits Program. 

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    Brownley Statement on 2023 State of the Union Address

    This evening, Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued the following statement in response to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address.

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    Brownley Announces Ventura County Teacher of the Year as State of the Union Guest

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced that Ventura County teacher, Shannon Klemann, will be her guest at this year’s State of the Union Address, which will take place on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 9:00 PM Eastern/6:00 PM Pacific.

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  • Camarillo teacher in D.C. as State of Union guest. Here’s what she’s doing until then

    Ventura County’s teacher of the year will visit the U.S. Capitol Tuesday evening sporting a new blazer — colored Camarillo High blue — as a guest of Congresswoman Julia Brownley, D-Westlake Village, for the State of the Union.

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  • Tri-Counties legislators propose federal bill intended to help stop gun violence

    Democratic Congressman Salud Carbajal of Santa Barbara, and Democratic Congresswoman Julia Brownley of Westlake Village are among the co-sponsors of the legislation.

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  • The late P-22 may get his own postage stamp

    U.S. Representatives Adam B. Schiff, Julia Brownley and Ted Lieu are pushing for a P-22 postage stamp in remembrance of possibly the most famous-ever mountain lion.

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  • FEMA approves disaster relief for Ventura County residents. Here’s how to apply

    On Wednesday, Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Westlake Village, and Rep. Salud Carbajal, D-Santa Barbara, applauded the FEMA approval. Both worked with county, state and federal officials in the weeks since the storms hit the area.

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    Brownley Statement on FEMA Individual Assistance Designation for Ventura County

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley released the following statement regarding the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) recent approval of Individual Assistance for Ventura County. FEMA is providing Individual Assistance directly to eligible individuals and families in Ventura County who sustained losses from the recent atmospheric events in the region.

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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Improve Conservation Practices in Agriculture

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley introduced the Conservation for Agricultural Leased Land Act (CALL Act) and the Climate Agricultural Conservation Practices Act to assist farmers in the transition to environmentally conscious conservation practices in agriculture.

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  • January 2023
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    Brownley, Kuster, Pingree, Booker Introduce Legislation to Incentivize Sustainable Practices and Reduce Food Waste

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA), Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) introduced two bills, the Zero Food Waste Act and the Cultivating Organic Matter through the Promotion Of Sustainable Techniques (COMPOST) Act, to reduce the amount of food wasted in the U.S. and to redirect food waste to composting projects. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate. 

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    Brownley Announces Winners of the 2022 Congressional App Challenge

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced Rohan Philip, a ninth grader from Oak Park High School, as the winner of the 2022 Congressional App Challenge for California’s 26th Congressional District. Rohan created VetConnect, an app that helps veterans on their journey to better mental health.

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  • Senior center patio to get cozy cover

    U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley presented a ceremonial $1 million check to the city Jan. 20 to build a new cover over the center’s 3,500-square-foot patio.

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  • Brownley presents $640,000 for Oxnard Family Justice Center

    On Monday, January 23, Congresswoman Julia Brownley presented a check for $640,000 to the County of Ventura to expand crime victim services and resources in Oxnard and Port Hueneme.

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  • Abortion rights rally draws 300 to Downtown Ventura

    Speakers at the rally included Democratic congressmembers Julia Brownley and Salud Carbajal, who now represents Ventura and Ojai following the recent redistricting.

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    Brownley Introduces Three Bills to Expand and Improve Veterans Health Care and Benefits

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley introduced a legislative package of three bills to further advance her work to expand and improve health care for our nation’s veterans. The bills include the Elizabeth Dole Home- and Community-Based Services for Veterans and Caregivers Act of 2023, the Veterans Infertility Treatment Act of 2023, and the Department of Veterans Affairs Continuing Professional Education Modernization Act.

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  • New Moorpark library project reinvigorated with $750K in federal funds

    Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Westlake Village, secured $750,000 in funding for the project as part of the federal omnibus bill passed in December.

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  • A few lawmakers make election legislation a priority in 2023

    “Our democracy cannot function at its best until it accurately reflects the people it serves,” Brownley said. “Same-day voter registration is an important step that all states need to take to increase voter turnout, which will in turn secure better representation of our country.”

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