• February 2014
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    Brownley Excited about Triton’s Future at Point Mugu

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) expressed her strong support for the upcoming arrival of the Triton Unmanned Aircraft System at Point Mugu. The Triton program will have an initial 4 officers and 43 enlisted sailors based at Naval Base Ventura County in 2015, a presence that is expected to grow to 700 servicemembers by 2020. According to the Navy’s draft environmental assessment released in February 2013, the county is expected to grow by nearly 2,400 new residents when including family members and support personnel as a result.

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    Brownley Calls for Hearing to Investigate Veterans’ Deaths

    In response to the news that 19 veterans may have died as a result in delays in treatment, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), the ranking member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, called for a hearing as soon as possible to investigate these reports.

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  • Congresista Brownley Exige Investigacciones Sobre Muertes De Veteranos

    WASHINGTON , D.C. – En respuesta a reportes de que 19 veteranos murieron, posiblemente por causa de falta de cuidado y tratamiento, la congresista Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), miembro de alto rango en el Subcomité de Asuntos de Salud de los Veteranos en la Cámara de Representantes, exigió una audiencia congresional para investigar estos reportes: […]

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    Brownley Supports GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) is pleased to announce that the GI Bill Tuition Fairness Act has passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill would provide veterans the opportunity to enroll in higher education courses at public institutions nationwide while paying in-state rates for tuition and fees regardless of their state of residence. The bill also improves other programs for veterans.

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  • NASA

    I couldn’t agree more about the importance of planetary science at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). As a member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, I am a strong advocate for planetary science at NASA, whose missions continue to reveal astonishing discoveries about the solar system, expand our knowledge about […]

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    Brownley Statement on Black History Month

    February is Black History Month, when our country celebrates the many great accomplishments of the African-American community. Months after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s remarkable “I Have a Dream” speech, Congress passed one of the most crucial civil rights laws in our nation’s history. It has been 50 years since Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which made great strides in prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, or national origin, including barring segregation in all facilities open to the public, thereby ending the Jim Crow era in certain regions of the country.

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  • January 2014
  • Local detective goes behind the scenes at State of the Union

    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. Capra, 55, a Ventura County guest of Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Westlake Village, is a bomb squad technician who does safety sweeps for […]

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  • Declaracion de la Congresista Brownley sobre el acuerdo de la ley agricola

    WASHINGTON , D.C. – La congresista Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) emitió la siguiente declaración sobre el acuerdo de la ley agrícola:  “Después de muchos meses trabajando juntos con nuestros cultivadores en el Condado de Ventura para lograr la aprobación de una ley agrícola que sirve a las necesidades de nuestros productores, especialmente para nuestros productores […]

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    Brownley Announces Nominees To Service Academies

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) recently announced the 28 high school students who received Congressional nominations to the U.S. service academies, which include the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York; United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland; United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York; and United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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  • Congresista Brownley annucia los nominados para las academias militares

    THOUSAND OAKS, CA – La congresista Julia Brownley (D- Westlake Village) anunció recientemente la lista de los 28 estudiantes de secundaria que recibieron nominaciones del Congreso para las academias militares de los Estados Unidos, que incluyen la Academia Militar de los Estados Unidos en West Point, NY; la Academia Naval de los Estados Unidos en Annapolis, […]

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  • Abortion Ruse Threatens the Rights of Women

    It has been more than 40 years since the Supreme Court ruled on Roe v. Wade. In that decision, the highest court in the land determined that the U.S. Constitution protects a woman’s privacy and her right to choose what is best for her and her family when it comes to making decisions about her own health.

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  • December 2013
  • D.C. dysfunction surprises Brownley

    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. The most visible […]

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  • Urgent Need to Extend Lifeline to Unemployed

    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.

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