We must invest in our nation’s infrastructure including our airports, roads, bridges, and waterways that are vital to the movements of people and goods across our country. As a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, I have been working to address the infrastructure challenges facing Ventura County.

  • October 2015
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    Brownley Amendments Approved by House Committee

    Today, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 (H.R. 3763), a six-year bill to authorize highway and transit programs across the United States.  Several amendments to benefit Ventura County and authored by Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) were approved by the Committee.

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  • September 2015
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    Brownley Reintroduces “Honoring Our Fallen TSA Officers Act”

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) reintroduced her bill, the Honoring Our Fallen TSA Officers Act, legislation that would amend federal law to ensure that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees killed in the line of duty receive the same death benefits that other federal law enforcement officers already receive.

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  • August 2015
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    Brownley Announces $750,000 for United Water Conservation District

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced that United Water Conservation District will receive $750,000 in funding to support the planning phase of the United Water Conservation District Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP). This grant is awarded through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services’ Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund (CESCF), and partially funded through the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

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  • July 2015
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    Brownley Statement on Passage of H.R. 3236

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley released a statement following her vote on the H.R. 3236, the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015.

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  • April 2015
  • March 2015
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    House Passes Brownley Amendment on Grade Crossing Safety

    The House of Representatives approved an amendment authored by Congresswoman Brownley to the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015 (H.R. 749) that would require states to develop rail-highway grade crossing safety plans.

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    Brownley and DeFazio Urge State to Prioritize Rice Avenue Safety Improvements

    In response to last week’s Metrolink crash, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) and House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) are urging the California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to prioritize funding for the Ventura County Transportation Commission’s (VCTC) proposed Rice Avenue crossing improvement project.

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    House Passes Brownley Amendment on Grade Crossing Safety

    Today, the House of Representatives approved an amendment authored by Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) to the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015 (H.R. 749) that would require states to develop rail-highway grade crossing safety plans.

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  • February 2015
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  • November 2014
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    Brownley Renews Call to Pass the Honoring our Fallen TSA Officers Act

    One year ago today, on November 1, 2013, the first Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer was tragically killed in the line of duty. This was the first such incident in the history of the TSA. Unfortunately, current law does not provide TSA officers with death benefits like those offered to firefighters, police officers, FBI agents, or state troopers.

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  • October 2014
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