• June 2013
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    Brownley: Equality Prevails

    Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) released a statement today after the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional, and issued a procedural ruling in the Proposition 8 case that allows a lower court decision striking down Proposition 8 to take effect, allowing same-sex marriages to resume in the state of California.

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  • Brownley aims to extend services for homeless veterans

    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. The programs are set to expire at the end of the year unless Congress acts. Brownley’s legislation, the Helping Homeless Veterans Act, would not allocate money for the […]

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    Brownley Joins Members of Congress to Stand Up For Equality With NOH8

    Today, Representative Brownley (D- Westlake Village) took a stand for marriage equality as a participant of the recent third annual NOH8 On The Hill photo event. Brownley, posing with NOH8’s iconic face tattoo and duct tape, joined nearly 70 new Members of Congress, including two Senators, in support of marriage equality and equal rights for all Americans.

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  • Julia Brownley: America must not let student loan rates double

    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. A college education should not be an opportunity for the fortunate few, […]

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    Brownley Takes the Wildfire Fight to Washington

    Today, Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) proposed an amendment to the 2013 Farm Bill that supports firefighters battling wildfires, helps rural communities obtain safe drinking water, and promotes economic growth in rural America.

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  • Port of Hueneme to get security funding

    Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Westlake Village, has proposed $97.5 million in security funding for the Port of Hueneme and other ports as part of the Homeland Security Appropriations Act. Brownley’s amendment to the Homeland Security Appropriations Act would fund the Port Security Grant program. Program money has been cut in recent years, and Brownley’s amendment would […]

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    Brownley: Protect California’s Ports

    Today, Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), included critical infrastructure security funding for Port Hueneme and other ports as part of the Homeland Security Appropriations Act.

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  • May 2013
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    Brownley Announces More Than $34,000 for the San Buenaventura Housing Authority

    Today, Representative Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded a $34,500 grant to the Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura for their participation in HUD’s ROSS Family Sufficiency Program.  Funds will allow the Housing Authority to hire a program coordinator to connect local residents with training opportunities, job placement organizations and local employers.

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  • Congressional Art Contest Winner Earns Tickets to D.C.

    When Lily Wang got an overnight package she wasn’t expecting, she and her mother puzzled over it for a few minutes. Finally, she said, “I think I know what this is.” The package contained airline tickets from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. “I sort of knew that it was because I won, and I was […]

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    Brownley Announces Winner of 2013 Congressional Art Contest

     Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) today announced Westlake High School student Lily Wang as the winner of the annual Congressional Art Competition. The event featured works of art from 22 students representing a number of local high schools.

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