More on Fiscal Responsibility
By Congresswoman Julia Brownley, Published in the VC Star
Last week, Republicans in Congress used a procedural gimmick to force through one of the most unpopular tax bills in history, without an iota of Democratic input. They robbed the middle class to give more to the uber-rich and corporations that outsource jobs — just in time for the holidays.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today after the vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on disaster relief assistance:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today after the House vote on the Republican tax bill:
“Our country needs to update its tax system so more middle-class families and small businesses can get ahead. Sadly, the partisan tax bill we voted on today was a missed opportunity to achieve real, bipartisan reform that accomplishes those goals and simplifies the tax code.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement today regarding House and Senate Republicans’ Joint Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2018:
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued the following statement after the House passed the FY2017 Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Zika Response and Preparedness Act (H.R. 5325). The bill funds the Department of Veterans Affairs and military construction projects for upcoming year, provides funds to address the Zika crisis, and funds other government agencies at FY2016 levels through December 9, 2016.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA) approved Congresswoman Julia Brownley’s (D-Westlake Village) bill, the Protect Veterans from Financial Fraud Act (H.R. 2975). Brownley’s bill was approved as an amendment to the Fair Treatment for Families of Veterans Act (H.R. 4087).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Saturday, March 19, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) will host an Income Tax Assistance Workshop in Oxnard. This free service is available to individuals who earned less than $54,000 in 2015. Representatives with the Office of the Taxpayer Advocate and Brownley staff will also be available to answer questions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) voted to pass the Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill. The bipartisan bill was approved in a vote of 316 to 113.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) issued the following statement on her vote on the Murray-Ryan budget agreement.