• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • March 2013
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    Rep. Brownley and Rep. Michaud Introduce “Veterans Medical Access Act”

    Yesterday, Representative Julia Brownley (CA-26), Ranking Member of the Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, and Representative Mike Michaud (ME-2), Ranking Member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, introduced the “Veterans Medical Access Act” (H.R. 1284), which is intended to provide better access for blind and severely disabled veterans to the health care they need.

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    Rep. Brownley and Rep. Cook Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Streamline, Accelerate Veteran Hiring Process

    This week, Representative Julia Brownley and Representative Paul Cook introduced H.Res. 104, a bipartisan resolution that demands help for veterans as they transition back to civilian life and find employment when they complete their service. The resolution urges the Department of Defense to work with state governments and industry to provide transferable credentials and licenses to veterans for skills they developed while on active duty. Additionally, it stresses that federal and state governments need to work together to help the spouses of active duty servicemembers transfer employment after relocation.

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  • Brownley resolution would help veterans transfer military skills to civilian jobs

      WASHINGTON — Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Oak Park, is calling on the Defense Department to help veterans have an easier transition to civilian life and find employment when they finish their service. Brownley and Rep. Paul Cook, R-Yucca Valley, filed a resolution this week asking the Pentagon to work with state governments and industry to […]

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  • Sequester Will Hurt Ventura County Women and Veterans

    Yesterday, Representative Julia Brownley joined fellow Congresswomen for a press conference at the Capitol to express concern about the disproportionately negative effect the sequester will have on women and families. Members highlighted the impact the cuts will have on women’s health (including cancer screenings and pre-natal care), services to victims of domestic violence, and education programs for children like Head Start.

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