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(EL MONTE, CA) Yesterday, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) toured Outdoor Research’s brand-new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the City of El Monte to meet with the company’s workers and executives. The Seattle-based recreational clothing manufacturer, who recently moved into El Monte for the specific purpose of making military cold weather gloves, has already hired more than 100 employees—many of whom are immigrants of Hispanic and Asian heritage—with the intention to hire additional workers as demand continues to grow.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32), supported by her fellow Congressional Mental Health Caucus Co-Chair Rep. John Katko (R-NY-24), introduced a bipartisan resolution, H. Res. 337, and joined dozens of lawmakers to recognize May as Mental Health Awareness Month.
Presentations from the August 2nd roundtable can be accessed below.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) called for a robust infrastructure bill for the San Gabriel Valley and the nation, as meager details of President Trump’s infrastructure plan have been released, in advance of his first State of the Union address.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, H.R. 801, the Route 66 National Historic Trail Designation Act, sponsored by Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32) and Darin LaHood (R-IL-18), unanimously passed the House Natural Resources Committee during a full committee markup.
(Duarte, CA) Yesterday, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) held a free export seminar with the City of Duarte, the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership, and the Duarte Chamber of Commerce. More than 40 local business people gathered at the Duarte Performing Arts Center to receive free expert guidance on how to increase international sales and expand their businesses into global markets.
(City of Industry, CA)—Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) visited Gordon Brush Mfg. Co., Inc. in the City of Industry to congratulate and thank them for being a proud American manufacturer, while discussing the important role small businesses play in our economy and how House Democrats’ Make It In America plan can help break down barriers companies face to growing their businesses here in the U.S.