• February 2024
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    Brownley Leads Bipartisan Effort to Urge More Humane Depopulation Methods of Affected Animals in Outbreak Mitigation 

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced Congressional action calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to investigate the ongoing and widespread outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and the oversight of depopulation methods used to kill affected birds.

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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Expand Agriculture Climate Research and Practices 

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced the introduction of the Improving Coordination of Agriculture Research and Data Act, legislation that would better facilitate the coordination of agriculture climate research, data collection, and monitoring, as well as expand adoption of climate-smart agriculture practices. 

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  • January 2024
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    Brownley, Carbajal Secure $12 Million for EV Charging Infrastructure Across Ventura County

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley and Congressman Salud Carbajal announced a grant award of $12 million for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure across Ventura County. With this funding, the County of Ventura will make critical investments to ensure that residents, businesses, and visitors to the region are able to take part in a cleaner, greener, and safer future, while creating jobs and strengthening the local economy.  

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    Brownley Announces Winner of the 2023 Congressional App Challenge

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced Team Infect-ID, comprised of Jason Xie, David Wan, Vaibhav Sridhar, and George Wang of Oak Park High School, as the winner of the 2023 Congressional App Challenge for California’s 26th Congressional District. The student group created Infect-ID, an interactive app that helps visualize the spread of diseases to keep communities informed and safe.  

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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Expand Equitable Access to Health Care Coverage to Federal Workers’ Children

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced the introduction of the Fix FEDVIP Age Act, legislation which would allow children of federal workers and retirees to remain eligible for health care coverage under the Federal Employee Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) until the age of 26, like the coverage benefit under the Affordable Care Act for private-sector insurance plans, as well as the military’s TRICARE program. 

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    Brownley, Schatz Introduce Legislation to Encourage Bilingual Proficiency Among High School Students and Improve U.S. Workforce Competitiveness

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley introduced the Biliteracy Education Seal and Teaching Act, legislation that establishes a federal grant program to help states create, implement, and improve Seal of Biliteracy programs that encourage and recognize high school students who achieve proficiency in both English and at least one other language, which will better enable young people to compete in the global workforce. Senator Brian Schatz introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate. 

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    Brownley, Castor, Connolly, and Tonko Urge EPA to Strengthen Landfill Emissions Standards

    Today, Representative Julia Brownley announced Congressional action to urge the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen the New Source Performance Standards and Emissions Guidelines for municipal solid waste landfills under Section 111 of the Clear Air Act. Brownley was joined by Representatives Kathy Castor, Gerald Connolly, and Paul Tonko in sending a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan to request EPA strengthen landfill regulations.

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  • December 2023
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    Brownley Statement on Passage of the FY2024 National Defense Authorization Act

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2670, the Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act, which includes several key legislative priorities she authored that support Naval Base Ventura County, ensure continued funding for critical firefighting response aircraft, and support our service members, while also investing in future capabilities that make the United States safer and stronger.

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    Brownley Statement on House Passage of the Elizabeth Dole Home Care Act

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued the following statement following House passage of the Elizabeth Dole Home- and Community-Based Services for Veterans and Caregivers Act (H.R. 542), a comprehensive bill authored by Brownley that will be the single largest expansion of long-term care services at VA in decades. This legislation would significantly improve and expand home- and community-based services for disabled or aging veterans.

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  • November 2023
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    Brownley Remarks at Veterans Day Observance Ceremony, Rancho Simi Recreation & Park District

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley was proud to join the Rancho Simi Recreation & Park District in honoring America’s veterans. Below are Congresswoman Brownley’s remarks at the Veterans Day Observance Ceremony in Simi Valley.

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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Promote Bidirectional Electric Vehicle Charging in the U.S.

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced the introduction of the Bidirectional Electric Vehicle Charging Act, legislation that would promote bidirectional capabilities for electric vehicles and buses.

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  • October 2023
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    Brownley, Houchin Introduce Resolution Recognizing October as National Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley and Congresswoman Erin Houchin announced the introduction of a resolution recognizing October as National Learning Disabilities Awareness Month.

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    Brownley Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Israel

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued the following statement on the terrorist attacks in Israel.

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    Brownley Statement on Motion to Vacate the Speaker’s Chair

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued the following statement on the motion to vacate the Speaker’s Chair and remove Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as Speaker of the House.

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  • September 2023
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    Brownley Statement on Vote to Avert Government Shutdown

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley released the following statement on the vote to avert a government shutdown.

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    Brownley Statement on the Passing of Senator Dianne Feinstein

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley released the following statement on the passing of Senator Dianne Feinstein.

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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Create Climate Food Label 

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley introduced the Climate-Friendly Food Label Task Force Act to establish an advisory panel at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study the development of a climate-friendly certification for food products.

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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Address Alarming Rate of Suicide

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced the introduction of the Gun Suicide Prevention Act, legislation that would require firearm manufacturers and retailers to include warning labels that provide the number of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. 

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