Since I was elected to Congress, I’ve been hearing from many groups and organizations who have been preparing for the launch of the Affordable Care Act for years. They have reached out to explain how the Affordable Care Act works for them, and how it doesn’t.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced more than $527,000 in Department of Education grants to two educational organizations that provide support services for underserved students in Ventura County that are preparing for college or are already enrolled in a local college or university.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) announced her office is hosting a series of four service academy information nights throughout Ventura County this fall to help high school students and their families learn more about attending a military service academy and the Congressional nomination application process.
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, September 12, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host an event for Ventura County residents to get help with federal tax issues they haven’t been able to resolve with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Thousand Oaks, CA – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village), Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, hosted a roundtable discussion with female veterans and active-duty servicemembers from throughout Ventura County to discuss the needs and challenges of the increasing population of women veterans.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today regarding the ongoing situation with North Korea:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) toured three Ventura County businesses today to see firsthand the critical role local companies play in our region’s economy. She met with business leaders and employees and discussed the importance of creating good-paying jobs and ensuring workers have the skills they need to succeed in their careers.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act (H.R. 95), legislation introduced by Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) to make it easier for veterans to receive healthcare.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment to an FY 2018 appropriations bill (H.R. 3219) offered by Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) and Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (D-El Monte) that would ensure California’s ports and harbors receive a fair share of funds for port and harbor infrastructure.
Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, July 29, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host an event for Ventura County residents to make sure their passports are up to date for the summer travel season.
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WASHINGTON — The Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to spend an additional $2.5 million for dredging built-up sand at Ventura Harbor, Rep. Julia Brownley announced Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
On Wednesday, Congress finally ended the first government shutdown in 17 years and averted a default on our financial obligations.
Here we are. Day 13 of a completely avoidable federal government shutdown, forced upon us by House Speaker John Boehner and the tea party members of his caucus.
Instead of working together with Democrats and moderate Republicans to find a bipartisan funding solution, he aligned himself with the tea party and chose the irresponsible and reckless path of a government shutdown.
As Ventura County’s representative in Congress, I view everything I do through the lens of how it will create jobs and grow our economy. From our ports, to our large and small businesses, to our naval base, to our agricultural community, I strive to advance federal policy that will support our diverse job creators.
U. S. Rep. Julia Brownley was peppered with a wide range of questions and concerns from constituents who spoke with the freshman congresswoman during a meet-and-greet event in Moorpark on Tuesday.
Rep. Julia Brownley announced Friday that more than $900,000 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has been secured to fund security at the Port of Hueneme.
The port applied for the funds and Brownley, D-Westlake Village, sent a letter to the department in support of the application, according to her spokesman Jason Pitt.
Congresswoman Brownley attended the Military and Veterans Expo in Camarillo to meet with those who served our country and offer ways her office can assist Ventura County veterans.
Congresswoman Julia Brownley hosted an agriculture roundtable discussion with Secretary Karen Ross of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, the USDA Rural Development Office, and the Ventura County Farm Bureau to discuss issues facing Ventura County’s farming community.
Congresswoman Brownley hosted a Coffee with Your Congresswoman event with Sheriff Geoff Dean to meet with residents in Moorpark. At the Coffee with Your Congresswoman event, Congresswoman Brownley was available to meet with residents to discuss their issues and concerns.