Social Security is an American success story and part of the fabric that safeguards economic security and independence for seniors and people with disabilities. In Congress, I am absolutely committed to protecting Social Security and Medicare, and addressing the high cost of prescription drugs.

  • September 2016
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    Rep. Brownley Introduces Legislation to Authorize Leases for Critical New VA Medical Facilities

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Julia Brownley (D-CA) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) introduced H.R. 6220, a bill that would authorize the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to move forward with 24 healthcare facility leases that are currently backlogged in Congress, including the proposed  47,200 square foot Oxnard Community Clinic. “Here in Ventura County and […]

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  • March 2015
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    Brownley statement on medicare sustainable growth rate permanent “Doc fix” and CHIP authorization

    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): “The House-passed permanent ‘Doc Fix’ will ensure that millions of children and tens of thousands of low-income families have access to healthcare, and that seniors […]

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  • April 2014
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    Brownley stands up for seniors, works to stop cuts to medicare advantage

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) welcomed the announcement yesterday that the administration will not cut Medicare Advantage rates in 2015. A strong supporter of protecting senior’s access to healthcare, Congresswoman Brownley recently wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, urging the administration to stop proposed cuts to Medicare Advantage.  “I […]

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  • March 2014
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    Brownley statement on H.R. 4015, The SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act OF 2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement after she voted against H.R. 4015, the SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014: “Repealing and replacing the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) with a system that rewards quality care and ensures patients’ access to their doctors is critical to […]

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  • January 2014
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    Brownley Delivers $1.5 Million in Overdue Federal Benefits to Ventura County Constituents since Taking Office

    THOUSAND OAKS, CA – In the year since Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) took office, Brownley and her staff have successfully delivered $1.5 million in overdue federal benefits to her Ventura County constituents. Additionally, she helped secure more than $8 million in federal grants for local projects.   “When I first took office, I was […]

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