More on Fiscal Responsibility
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued the following statement after the House passed the FY2017 Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Zika Response and Preparedness Act (H.R. 5325). The bill funds the Department of Veterans Affairs and military construction projects for upcoming year, provides funds to address the Zika crisis, and funds other government agencies at FY2016 levels through December 9, 2016.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) approved Congresswoman Julia Brownley’s (D-Westlake Village) bill, the Protect Veterans from Financial Fraud Act (H.R. 2975). Brownley’s bill was approved as an amendment to the Fair Treatment for Families of Veterans Act (H.R. 4087).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Saturday, March 19, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host an Income Tax Assistance Workshop in Oxnard. This free service is available to individuals who earned less than $54,000 in 2015. Representatives with the Office of the Taxpayer Advocate and Brownley staff will also be available to answer questions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) voted to pass the Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill. The bipartisan bill was approved in a vote of 316 to 113.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement on her vote on the Murray-Ryan budget agreement.
On Wednesday, Congress finally ended the first government shutdown in 17 years and averted a default on our financial obligations.
There is no doubt that the shutdown took its toll on Ventura County. From furloughs at Naval Base Ventura County, to the failure to reauthorize important Farm Bill programs, to the threat of cuts to Impact Aid that help fund education for our military families, we felt the sting locally. Nationwide the cost to our economy is estimated to be in the billions.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) released the following statement upon House passage of H.R. 2775 to open the federal government and avoid default.
“Tonight, a bipartisan agreement was reached to end a sixteen-day Tea Party-sponsored government shutdown and to avoid default on our nation’s debt. While the last three weeks have put a spotlight on the unfortunate dysfunction in Congress, I remain hopeful and optimistic that we can move beyond this episode and work together in a bipartisan manner to move our country forward.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) released the following statement following the shutdown of the Federal government.
“Instead of working with Democrats and Republicans to find a bipartisan budget solution, Speaker Boehner made the reckless and irresponsible choice to let the government shutdown. This is not the way to govern and certainly not the way to lead.