Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved an amendment offered by Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) to increase federal funding for veterans’ treatment courts. Brownley offered her amendment to the FY 2018 appropriations bill (H.R. 3354) to increase funding for these courts from $7 million to $10 million.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced a nearly $330,000 federal grant for California Lutheran University to continue its efforts to help prepare underserved high school students for postsecondary degrees in math or science and eventually to enter those areas as a career.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today regarding H.R. 601:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) reintroduced the Biliteracy Education Seal and Teaching (BEST) Act.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today regarding the President’s decision to end the DACA program:
Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, September 23, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host a workshop for eligible legal permanent residents who are interested in applying for U.S. citizenship.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced a $300,000 federal grant for the City of Ventura to replace outdated water meters, which will help save water and better meet future demand.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced nearly $216,000 in federal grant funding for the Ventura County Air Pollution Control District to fight air pollution in the region.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced more than $527,000 in Department of Education grants to two educational organizations that provide support services for underserved students in Ventura County that are preparing for college or are already enrolled in a local college or university.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced her office is hosting a series of four service academy information nights throughout Ventura County this fall to help high school students and their families learn more about attending a military service academy and the Congressional nomination application process.
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Women’s Equality Day celebrates the ratification on Aug. 26, 1920, of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution granting women the right to vote. However, nearly a century later, women are still second-class citizens when it comes to equal pay for equal work.
Growers were frank and honest with U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley about the most critical issues facing agriculture’s future in Ventura County at a round-table the congresswoman organized Thursday afternoon in Oxnard.
The Ventura County Heath Care Agency should serve as a model nationwide of how to provide access to affordable treatment, Rep. Julia Brownley said Thursday.
The Westlake Village Democrat toured the Family Medicine Residency and Specialty Care Center at Ventura County Medical Center before visiting two other area clinics to commemorate National Health Center Week.
It’s summertime in Ventura County — a time when families break out the sandals, swimsuits and sunscreen to enjoy Hueneme Beach.
But this year is no ordinary year. Hueneme Beach is mostly closed. The sand has been washed away. The pier is unsteady. Surfside Drive is endangered. And jagged rocks block a once pristine shoreline.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Julia Brownley’s first bill as a member of Congress has run into opposition from the Department of Veterans Affairs but has won the backing of a coalition of veterans’ advocacy groups.
Monday, the Department of Defense will begin furloughing approximately 5,000 civilian employees at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) due to the sequester.
The naval base is a critical economic engine in our community, and workers at NBVC should not be punished because of Congress’ failure to get our fiscal house in order.
When US Rep Julia Brownley (D-Thousand Oaks) took the oath of office six months ago, she was excited about becoming a new member of the 113th Congress but also understood the great responsibility she had undertaken.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Julia Brownley is looking to take a program she championed for high school students in California onto the national stage.
The Westlake Village Democrat has filed a bill that would make federal grants available to states that create a State Seal of Biliteracy to recognize high school seniors who graduate with proficiency in English and at least one other language.
WASHINGTON — Seven programs that help homeless veterans would remain eligible for federal funding for another year under legislation filed Tuesday by Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Westlake Village.
Earlier this month, the Ventura County Star said in an editorial, “We hope everyone will recognize the urgency of reaching a bipartisan agreement to stave off the sharply higher interest rates that are set to take effect in July.”
I couldn’t agree more.
Congresswoman Brownley recently met with administrators and air traffic controllers at the Camarillo Airport, an important economic driver in Ventura County that connects our community to the national transportation system. My visit to the airport not only allowed me to learn about the tower’s operations but also allowed me to thank those working every day behind the scenes to keep our skies sa
In Ventura, Congresswoman Brownley held Congress on Your Corner events to meet with residents, discuss their concerns, answer questions about legislative issues, and help them with navigating various federal agencies. While there were strong opinions on both sides of many issues, I appreciated the opportunity to meet so many people who care so deeply about our community and our country.
In Oxnard, Congresswoman Brownley held Congress on Your Corner events to meet with residents, discuss their concerns, answer questions about legislative issues, and help them with navigating various federal agencies. While there were strong opinions on both sides of many issues, I appreciated the opportunity to meet so many people who care so deeply about our community and our country.