• 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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  • Recognizing America’s Veterans

    This Veterans Day, as our nation comes together to recognize the men and women who have served our nation in uniform, I want to take this opportunity to thank our servicemembers, veterans, and their families for their service.

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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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  • 3 Days To Go

    We are just a few days away from a potential government shutdown that has been engineered by the extreme right-wing. This comes after President Biden negotiated a bipartisan budget deal with Speaker McCarthy back in May to fund the government, making sure the United States did not default on its financial obligations and protecting our economy from disaster. Both the Senate and the House passed this bipartisan deal.

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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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  • August 2023
  • Attention Veterans! Deadline Extended to File Toxic-Exposure Claims

    This week marked one year since President Biden signed the PACT Act, the largest and most comprehensive expansion of care and benefits for toxic-exposed veterans and their families in more than three decades. This historic law created presumptions for many respiratory illnesses and cancers, making care and benefits easier and more accessible.

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  • July 2023
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    Brownley Statement on FY2024 MilCon-VA Funding Bill

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued the following statement of disapproval after House passage of H.R. 4366, the FY2024 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.

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    Brownley Statement on Committee Passage of the Elizabeth Dole Act

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued the following statement after the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee passed the Elizabeth Dole Home- and Community-Based Services for Veterans and Caregivers Act, a comprehensive bill to improve VA programs for aging veterans authored by Brownley.

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    Brownley Statement on House Passage of the 2023 FAA Reauthorization Bill

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued the following statement following House passage of the Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act, a bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and aviation safety and infrastructure programs for the next five years. The House-passed bill includes two provisions authored by Brownley, the Global Aircraft Maintenance Safety Improvement Act and the Women in Aviation Advisory Board Act.

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    Brownley Statement on the FY2024 National Defense Authorization Act

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued the following statement in response to House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024.

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    Brownley Introduces Legislation to Reflect Marriage Equality in Federal Code

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced the introduction of the Amend the Code for Marriage Equality Act, legislation that would strike gendered terms like “husband” and “wife” from federal laws and replace them with the term “spouse.”

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  • June 2023
  • At least 100 members of last Congress were descendants of slaveholders, Reuters finds

    Through public documents and family records, a Reuters examination discovered at least 100 members of the last sitting Congress had direct family ancestors who were slaveholders. NBC News’ Harry Smith spoke with two representatives about their own family histories.

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