Congresswoman Julia Brownley

Representing the 26th District of California

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Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Julia Brownley released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s deadlock on the U.S. v. Texas case that would halt the implementation of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program and the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA+) program:

Jun 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act (S. 2487) with overwhelming bipartisan support.  The legislation would require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to identify the most effective programs and approaches in reducing suicide rates among female veterans.

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Jun 15, 2016 Press Release

OXNARD, CALIF. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D - Westlake Village) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded $113,700 to the City of San Buenaventura and the City of Oxnard to help homeless veterans transition into safe and affordable housing.

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May 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) offered two amendments during a House Veterans’ Affairs Committee mark-up. The Brownley amendments would help veterans start families and improve health care services for catastrophically-disabled or blinded veterans.

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May 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement regarding the Maloney Amendment to the FY17 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act (H.R. 4974):  

May 11, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve Congresswoman Julia Brownley’s (D-Westlake Village) amendment to H.R. 4641, a bill establishing an Inter-Agency Task Force on Best Practices for Pain Management.  The Brownley amendment added the Office of Women's Health to the inter-agency task force on pain management created under the bill.

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May 11, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) approved Congresswoman Julia Brownley’s (D-Westlake Village) bill, the Protect Veterans from Financial Fraud Act (H.R. 2975). Brownley’s bill was approved as an amendment to the Fair Treatment for Families of Veterans Act (H.R. 4087). 

May 9, 2016 Press Release

THOUSAND OAKS, CA – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) hosted a discussion with community stakeholders on the status of veterans’ healthcare services and plans for immediate improvements at the VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Oxnard. 

May 2, 2016 Press Release

THOUSAND OAKS, CA – On Monday, May 9, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host a discussion with community stakeholders on the status of veterans’ healthcare services and plans for immediate improvements at the VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Oxnard.

In The News

Aug 26, 2013 In The News

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.

Aug 22, 2013 In The News

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.

Aug 16, 2013 In The News

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.

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Jul 22, 2013 In The News

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.

Jul 18, 2013 In The News

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.

Jul 8, 2013 In The News

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.

Jul 3, 2013 In The News

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.

Jun 28, 2013 In The News

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.

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Jun 25, 2013 In The News

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.

Jun 23, 2013 In The News

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.

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Aug 26, 2013 Photo Gallery

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

Aug 24, 2013 Photo Gallery

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.

Aug 22, 2013 Photo Gallery

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.

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