Congresswoman Julia Brownley

Representing the 26th District of California

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Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today after a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on H.R. 195:

Jan 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, a bill authored by Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) heads to the President’s desk for signature, bringing Sergeant Major (Ret.) John Canley of Oxnard one step closer to receiving the prestigious Medal of Honor.

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Jan 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, February 1, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host a Veterans Claims Expo to assist Ventura County veterans with pending claims with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Jan 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, January 25, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host a Veterans Community Meeting to discuss the new Oxnard VA clinic, which was authorized when her legislation was signed into law last year.

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Jan 8, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) today issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans:

Jan 2, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today following FEMA’s announcement of Public Assistance programs for the Thomas Fire and continued review of Individual Assistance:

Jan 2, 2018 Op-Eds

By Congresswoman Julia Brownley, Published in the VC Star

Dec 27, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) today announced that Sophia Taylor and Abigail Creech, students at Rancho Campana High School in Camarillo, have won the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for California’s 26th Congressional District. Taylor and Creech developed Connect Me, an app designed to help people who are experiencing domestic violence, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, and other difficult situations by connecting them with talk and text hotlines, community resources, and reminders to improve their physical and mental health.
Dec 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today after the vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on disaster relief assistance:

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today after the House vote on the Republican tax bill:

In The News

Nov 30, 2017 In The News

A bipartisan pair of lawmakers are teaming up to try to make franchising opportunities more accessible to veterans.

U.S. Reps. Julia Brownley, D-Calif., and Claudia Tenney, R-N.Y., on Tuesday introduced the Veteran Entrepreneurs Act of 2017 — legislation that would create a tax credit to cover 25 percent of initial fees for veteran franchisees, if passed.

Feb 16, 2017 In The News

Chairman Dent, Ranking Member Wasserman Schultz, and distinguished members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to testify today about my priorities for the Fiscal Year 2018 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act.

Aug 16, 2016 In The News

A bill that would establish a national memorial to honor the victims of the St. Francis Dam disaster was endorsed Tuesday by the Ventura County Board of Supervisors.

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Aug 12, 2016 In The News

Zachary Walker had his doubts about seeing a Department of Veterans Affairs doctor in Sepulveda through a two-way camera and television screen.

The Navy veteran from Ventura wondered how she would check him over or listen to his heart.

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Aug 10, 2016 In The News

Military veterans in Ventura County needing specialty medical care are increasingly seeing their providers through a Skype-like app. The Department of Veterans Affairs calls it "telehealth."

Aug 9, 2016 In The News

Rep. Julia Brownley got a firsthand look at the operations of Oxnard's outpatient facility for veterans on Tuesday, greeting patients and speaking with staff about their needs.

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Jul 3, 2016 In The News

There seems to be a script. Each incidence of gun violence is followed by outrage, heartbreak, a moment of silence, a muddying of the waters by cable show pundits and then … nothing. Whether motivated by hate, a result of mental illness, driven by extremism, racism, or as a domestic dispute — the why varies but the response remains the same.

Jun 22, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — House Democrats, including at least nine from California, staged an ongoing sit-in in the House Chamber Wednesday to demand that Speaker Paul Ryan permit a vote on gun safety legislation.

Jun 22, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — The House passed a measure Tuesday evening aimed at finding and implementing the best ways to prevent suicide by female military veterans. It is now headed to President Barack Obama to be signed into law.

Jun 21, 2016 In The News

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will have to look at whether its suicide prevention programs are meeting female veterans' needs under a California-led bill that passed the House on Tuesday afternoon.

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Oct 3, 2016 Photo Gallery

Rep. Brownley with Marco Regil, Lisa Lange, and Emily von Klemperer form PETA

Nov 11, 2013 Photo Gallery

Congresswoman Julia Brownley observed Veterans Day by honoring local service members and veterans in Ventura County.

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Aug 30, 2013 Photo Gallery

As part of her “Congress at Your Company” visits with employers across Ventura County to discuss jobs and the local economy, Brownley visted and toured Alcoa Fastening Systems in Newbury Park. At Aloca Fastening Systems Brownley toured the facility, met with workers, and learned more about the company’s manufacturing of fasteners for commercial transportation/aerospace industries.

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