WASHINGTON, D.C. - Democratic lawmakers led by U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.), Julia Brownley (D-Calif.), and John P. Sarbanes (D-Md.) introduced legislation today to end partisan gerrymandering and reform the nation’s patchwork redistricting system.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley released the following statement on the Senate’s confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education:
It has been a remarkable three days in our nation’s history.
Sunday marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, when the Supreme Court of the United States affirmed the constitutional right of women to make decisions about their own health care without interference from the government.
Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) released the following statement on her vote supporting H.Res. 11, expressing concerns to UN Security Council Resolution 2334:
Washington, D.C – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced 26 bills as part of her legislative agenda for the 115th Congress.
By Congresswoman Julia Brownley
The election may have passed, but I join millions of Americans across the country who stand firm in the resolve that our nation will be one that works for everyone — a stronger, inclusive America built around uplifting and empowering all of its citizens.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA) introduced the Honor Our National Guard Act in the U.S.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) released the following statement on the Pentagon’s decision to temporarily suspend efforts to seek repayment of enlistment bonuses and benefits given to California National Guard members.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (CA-26) released the following statement regarding recent reports that the Department of Defense is seeking repayment of enlistment bonuses from over 9,700 California National Guard servicemembers and veterans:
Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Julia Brownley (CA-26) announced the enactment of her bill, the Veterans Medical Access Act, which was approved by Congress as part of the Fiscal Year 2017 Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Zika Response and Preparedness Act (H.R. 5325). The law was signed yesterday by President Obama.
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With hundreds of students looking on, Buena High School social studies teacher Emmet S. Cullen received a Bronze Star with Valor on Thursday for his heroic actions 10 years ago during the Iraq War, when he was a sergeant in the U.S. Army.
At the front of a room filled with Vietnam veterans, a blue banner offered this message Tuesday: "A grateful nation thanks and honors you."
Bill Rowley, wearing his Army 1st Calvary Division cap, remembered people glaring at him as he walked through a San Francisco airport on his way back from the Vietnam War in 1970.
Rep. Julia Brownley has won unanimous House approval of her first solo piece of legislation. It will come as no surprise to those who have followed her career in Washington that it is focused on veterans.
Under a House bill passed Tuesday, the Department of Veterans Affairs would have to look closely at whether its mental health and suicide prevention programs meet the needs of the growing number of female veterans.
The Veterans Affairs Department needs to better understand the problem of suicide among female veterans and determine how best to treat at-risk women, according to a bill passed by the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
The U.S. House passed the measure, authored by Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Calif., by voice vote. Female veterans are six times more likely to commit suicide than non-veteran females.
WASHINGTON — Seeking to implement the most effective methods of preventing suicide by female military veterans, the House passed a bill authored by Rep. Julia Brownley by voice vote Tuesday.
The House passed legislation on Tuesday to identify programs offered by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs that are most effective in preventing suicides among female veterans.
Lawmakers said the measure, approved by voice vote, would offer insights into how to best address any unique factors that drive female veterans to commit suicide.
As part of her “Congress at Your Company” visits with employers across Ventura County to discuss jobs and the local economy, Congresswoman Brownley visted and toured Kinamed, Inc. in Camarillo. At Kinamed, Brownley met with site managers, toured the facility, and learned more about the company’s biomedical device manufacturing.
As part of her “Congress at Your Company” visits with employers across Ventura County to discuss jobs and the local economy, Congresswoman Brownley toured FOOD Share in Oxnard.
As part of her “Congress at Your Company” visits with employers across Ventura County to discuss jobs and the local economy, Congresswoman Brownley visited Port Hueneme. At Port Hueneme, Brownley met with port officials, boarded a cargo vessel with a vessel superintendent, visited a truck dispatch yard, and discussed the port’s importance to Ventura County’s local economy.