Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs passed a bill co-authored by Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) and Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) to expand access to telemedicine for veterans in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare system.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) today welcomed the start of Covered California’s health insurance open enrollment for 2018, and urged Ventura County families to make sure they are covered.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced two federal grants totaling more than $350,000 for California Lutheran University to support underrepresented students at both the K-12 and post-baccalaureate levels.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today regarding House and Senate Republicans’ Joint Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2018:
Washington, D.C. – As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) today introduced the “Protect Victims of Crime Act” – legislation to increase the yearly cap on the U visa program, created to protect victims of crime, from 10,000 to 40,000.
Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Julia Brownley (D-CA) introduced H.R. 4099, the “Homeless Veteran Families Act.” The bill aims to assist community agencies that help homeless veterans with dependents, with housing costs – thus helping keep families together.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held a hearing on legislation to improve veterans’ access to quality care, including a bill to update the Veterans Choice Program and the Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support (VETS) Act, a bill co-authored by Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) and Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) to
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today regarding the President’s decision not to recertify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):
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With hundreds of students looking on, Buena High School social studies teacher Emmet S. Cullen received a Bronze Star with Valor on Thursday for his heroic actions 10 years ago during the Iraq War, when he was a sergeant in the U.S. Army.
At the front of a room filled with Vietnam veterans, a blue banner offered this message Tuesday: "A grateful nation thanks and honors you."
Bill Rowley, wearing his Army 1st Calvary Division cap, remembered people glaring at him as he walked through a San Francisco airport on his way back from the Vietnam War in 1970.
Rep. Julia Brownley has won unanimous House approval of her first solo piece of legislation. It will come as no surprise to those who have followed her career in Washington that it is focused on veterans.
Under a House bill passed Tuesday, the Department of Veterans Affairs would have to look closely at whether its mental health and suicide prevention programs meet the needs of the growing number of female veterans.
The Veterans Affairs Department needs to better understand the problem of suicide among female veterans and determine how best to treat at-risk women, according to a bill passed by the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
The U.S. House passed the measure, authored by Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Calif., by voice vote. Female veterans are six times more likely to commit suicide than non-veteran females.
WASHINGTON — Seeking to implement the most effective methods of preventing suicide by female military veterans, the House passed a bill authored by Rep. Julia Brownley by voice vote Tuesday.
The House passed legislation on Tuesday to identify programs offered by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs that are most effective in preventing suicides among female veterans.
Lawmakers said the measure, approved by voice vote, would offer insights into how to best address any unique factors that drive female veterans to commit suicide.
As part of her “Congress at Your Company” visits with employers across Ventura County to discuss jobs and the local economy, Congresswoman Brownley visted and toured Kinamed, Inc. in Camarillo. At Kinamed, Brownley met with site managers, toured the facility, and learned more about the company’s biomedical device manufacturing.
As part of her “Congress at Your Company” visits with employers across Ventura County to discuss jobs and the local economy, Congresswoman Brownley toured FOOD Share in Oxnard.
As part of her “Congress at Your Company” visits with employers across Ventura County to discuss jobs and the local economy, Congresswoman Brownley visited Port Hueneme. At Port Hueneme, Brownley met with port officials, boarded a cargo vessel with a vessel superintendent, visited a truck dispatch yard, and discussed the port’s importance to Ventura County’s local economy.