• October 2022
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    Biden Signs Brownley Bill to Name VA Clinic in Ventura County After Captain Rosemary Bryant Mariner 

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued the following statement regarding the recent enactment of legislation she authored to name the new U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in Ventura County to Captain Rosemary Bryant Mariner. 

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  • September 2022
  • House passes bill to name clinic after woman veteran

    “While opening the new VA clinic in Ventura County has been my highest priority, I believe that naming the clinic after Captain Rosemary Bryant Mariner will provide us with yet another opportunity to recognize the service and sacrifice of women veterans. I could not be more pleased that the House has passed this bill to honor a truly distinguished veteran from our community.”

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    House Passes Brownley Bill to Name New Ventura VA Clinic After Captain Rosemary Bryant Mariner

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation authored by Congresswoman Julia Brownley to name the new U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in Ventura after Captain Rosemary Bryant Mariner.

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  • August 2022
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    Brownley Secures Over $20 Million for Community Projects Throughout Ventura County

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced the inclusion of 14 community projects totaling more than $20 million that she secured in the House Fiscal Year 2023 appropriations legislation.

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  • Ventura Port District Celebrates Federal Appropriation of Over $5 Million For Ventura Harbor Dredging

    U.S. Representative of California 26th District, Julia Brownley visited the Ventura Port District to celebrate the federal appropriation of $5,516,000 for maintenance dredging in Ventura Harbor. The check was presented to the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Ventura Board of Port Commissioners, Chris Stephens and Michael Blumenberg.

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  • “Fearless Advocate” | Congress Passes Bill to Name Oxnard Post Office After Civil Rights Leader John R. Hatcher III

    HR 5659, the bill to name the building at 1961 North C Street the “John R. Hatcher, III Post Office Building,” was introduced by Congressmember Julia Brownley (Dist. 26). HR 5659 was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on July 14, by a vote of 348 to 63. The bill must still go before the U.S. Senate and be signed by President Joe Biden.

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  • Guest column: How sediment plays a crucial role in preserving our beaches

    We are very appreciative of elected officials like Congressmembers Salad Carbajal and Julia Brownley, whose tireless advocating has resulted in long-term funding for the dredging of our local harbors, including the Channel Islands Harbor Sand Trap to support the nourishment of Hueneme Beach.

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  • July 2022
  • California lawmakers introduce legislation which would aid LA28 transport funding

    Senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla along with Representatives Julia Brownley, Alan Lowenthal, and Grace Napolitano introduced the Transportation Assistance for Olympic Cities Act, which will aid in planning assistance and innovative transportation projects in United States cities hosting the Olympics, Paralympics, and Special Olympics.

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    Brownley Announces Winner of 2022 Congressional Art Competition

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced Lily Strange, a senior at Buena High School, as the winner of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition for California’s 26th Congressional District. Lily’s piece is entitled  “Liberty Forever,” and her artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol complex for one year. 

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  • Bill approved to name Oxnard post office after local civil rights leader John R. Hatcher III

    An effort to name an Oxnard post office after a local civil rights leader took one step forward last week after passage of a bill in the U.S. House.

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley, D-Westlake, introduced the legislation to name the building at 1961 N. C St. as the John R. Hatcher, III Post Office Building, according to a news release.

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  • Effort to rename South Coast post office after local civil rights icon advances

    An effort to rename a South Coast post office after a longtime civil rights leader has taken a big step forward.

    Democratic Congresswoman Julia Brownley of Westlake Village authored the legislation, which now goes to the Senate for consideration.

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    Brownley Applauds House Passage of Bill Naming Post Office in Honor of Civil Rights Champion John R. Hatcher, III

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley applauded House passage of H.R. 5659, which would designate the United States Post Office located at 1961 North C Street in Oxnard, California as the “John R. Hatcher, III Post Office Building.” Brownley introduced legislation to recognize John R. Hatcher, III’s life and work as a respected community leader and civil rights champion.  

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  • Brownley highlights importance of Ventura Harbor dredging

    California Congresswoman Julia Brownley visited the Ventura Port District recently to celebrate the federal appropriation of $5,516,000 for the maintenance dredging of Ventura Harbor.

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  • April 2022
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    Brownley Presents $950,000 to Ventura County District Attorney and Ventura County Sheriff

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley presented Ventura County District Attorney Erik Nasarenko and Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub with a check for $950,000 to expand efforts to investigate and prosecute backlogged violent and sexual assault cases through DNA technology. 

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  • March 2022
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    Brownley Delivers $27 Million for Community Projects Throughout Ventura County

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced the inclusion of nine community projects totaling more than $27 million in the Fiscal Year 2022 Consolidated Appropriations Act (H.R. 2471) that passed the House of Representatives by a 260-171-1 vote.

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    Brownley Announces Ventura County District Attorney Erik Nasarenko as State of the Union Guest

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced that Ventura County District Attorney Erik Nasarenko will be her virtual guest at the State of the Union.

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  • February 2022
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    Brownley Announces Winners of the 2021 Congressional App Challenge

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced Alexander Sherbrooke, Hershraj Niranjani, and Ryan McCombs, students from the High School at Moorpark College, as the winners of the 2021 Congressional App Challenge for California’s 26th Congressional District. The students created Quiznot, a game-based learning app designed for students, teachers, and parents. 

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  • October 2021
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    Brownley Announces $5 Million in Federal Funding for the Port of Hueneme Dredging Project

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded the Port of Hueneme over $5 million to make critical long-term infrastructure improvements and dredge a berth at the port, which will enable container vessels to load heavier with cargo at each visit.

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