Congresswoman Julia Brownley

Representing the 26th District of California


Latest News

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, July 29, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host an event for Ventura County residents to make sure their passports are up to date for the summer travel season.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee passed the Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act (H.R.

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) released the following statement on passage in the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2018:

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, released the following statement on the introduction of the bipartisan Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017:

Jul 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C . – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement commending passage in the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 2156, legislation she co-sponsored that will establish a memorial for the 1928 Saint Francis Dam disaster:

Jun 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee adopted two amendments offered by Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), which would help to prevent human trafficking and enforce veterans’ hiring preference at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Jun 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Veterans Expanded Trucking Opportunities Act (H.R. 2547), legislation introduced by Congressman Rob Woodall (R-GA) and Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) that would make it easier for veterans to return to the civilian workforce by removing bureaucratic barriers to employment in the trucking industry.

May 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced funding for several Ventura County projects through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including for Channel Islands Harbor, Ventura Harbor, and the Port of Hueneme. 

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Julia Brownley met with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin to discuss their shared priorities and goals to improve VA healthcare and other VA programs that support our nation’s veterans. 

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, Julia Brownley (D-CA), released the following statement about a provision of the House Republican’s healthcare bill that could hurt veterans and their families:

In The News

Feb 9, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — The Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to spend an additional $2.5 million for dredging built-up sand at Ventura Harbor, Rep. Julia Brownley announced Tuesday.

Jan 29, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON — For Los Angeles police Detective Ron Capra, attending Tuesday’s State of the Union speech by President Barack Obama was like participating in a historic event instead of preparing it for others.

Dec 29, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON — What surprised Rep. Julia Brownley most about her first year in the House was seeing how Congress works.

Or doesn’t work.

“The dysfunction that I had been hearing about and then witnessing that firsthand, seeing it play out, I think, has been a reality check,” the Westlake Village Democrat said.

Dec 29, 2013 In The News

Everyone remembers what happened five years ago when our economy fell into the worst recession since the Great Depression.

Everyone knows someone — or knows of someone — who lost their job through no fault of their own during this severe economic downturn.

Nov 24, 2013 In The News

Since I was elected to Congress, I’ve been hearing from many groups and organizations who have been preparing for the launch of the Affordable Care Act for years. They have reached out to explain how the Affordable Care Act works for them, and how it doesn’t.

Oct 19, 2013 In The News

On Wednesday, Congress finally ended the first government shutdown in 17 years and averted a default on our financial obligations.

Oct 13, 2013 In The News

Here we are. Day 13 of a completely avoidable federal government shutdown, forced upon us by House Speaker John Boehner and the tea party members of his caucus.

Instead of working together with Democrats and moderate Republicans to find a bipartisan funding solution, he aligned himself with the tea party and chose the irresponsible and reckless path of a government shutdown.

Sep 29, 2013 In The News

As Ventura County’s representative in Congress, I view everything I do through the lens of how it will create jobs and grow our economy. From our ports, to our large and small businesses, to our naval base, to our agricultural community, I strive to advance federal policy that will support our diverse job creators.

Aug 30, 2013 In The News

U. S. Rep. Julia Brownley was peppered with a wide range of questions and concerns from constituents who spoke with the freshman congresswoman during a meet-and-greet event in Moorpark on Tuesday.

Aug 26, 2013 In The News

Rep. Julia Brownley announced Friday that more than $900,000 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has been secured to fund security at the Port of Hueneme.

The port applied for the funds and Brownley, D-Westlake Village, sent a letter to the department in support of the application, according to her spokesman Jason Pitt.


Photo Galleries

Aug 29, 2013 Photo Gallery

Congresswoman Brownley attended the Military and Veterans Expo in Camarillo to meet with those who served our country and offer ways her office can assist Ventura County veterans.

Aug 29, 2013 Photo Gallery

Congresswoman Julia Brownley hosted an agriculture roundtable discussion with Secretary Karen Ross of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, the USDA Rural Development Office, and the Ventura County Farm Bureau to discuss issues facing Ventura County’s farming community. 

Aug 27, 2013 Photo Gallery

Congresswoman Brownley hosted a Coffee with Your Congresswoman event with Sheriff Geoff Dean to meet with residents in Moorpark. At the Coffee with Your Congresswoman event, Congresswoman Brownley was available to meet with residents to discuss their issues and concerns.