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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve Congresswoman Julia Brownley’s (D-Westlake Village) amendment to H.R. 4641, a bill establishing an Inter-Agency Task Force on Best Practices for Pain Management. The Brownley amendment added the Office of Women's Health to the inter-agency task force on pain management created under the bill. After Brownley’s amendment was included, the final bill passed the House in a vote of 412 to 4.
At the front of a room filled with Vietnam veterans, a blue banner offered this message Tuesday: "A grateful nation thanks and honors you."
Bill Rowley, wearing his Army 1st Calvary Division cap, remembered people glaring at him as he walked through a San Francisco airport on his way back from the Vietnam War in 1970.
Nobody spat at him. But the anger was tangible. It made him feel like a target.
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 – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) released the following statement after learning of an arson attack on the Thousand Oaks Planned Parenthood clinic last night:
As a woman, a mother and a member of Congress, I have been a tireless advocate for protecting women's health.
Reproductive health is a cornerstone of women's equality and economic opportunity. Every woman should have access to reproductive health services like cancer screenings, tests and treatments for sexually transmitted infections, preventive care and birth control.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded a contract to STGI to operate a new, larger interim healthcare clinic in Oxnard.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) offered an amendment to the FY2016 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Act (H.R. 2578) that would increase funding for two Department of Justice programs.
Brownley’s amendment would provide an additional $3 million for sexual assault victims assistance programs, authorized by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). It would also provide an additional $3 million for the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement on the passage of the Medicare Access and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Reauthorization Act (H.R. 2):
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) reintroduced the Expanding Care for Veterans Act, which would expand complementary and alternative medicine and mental health care options for our nation’s veterans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) reintroduced the “Veterans Medical Access Act” (H.R. 288), which would ensure blinded and catastrophically disabled veterans have access to the healthcare they need.