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(Washington, DC) Today, Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32), Ed Royce (R-CA-39), and Judy Chu (D-CA-27) are pleased to announce the awarding of a $10 million Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery Program (TIGER) grant for the 57/60 Confluence Project – Freight Corridor Bottleneck Relief.
(Washington, DC) Last evening, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) joined Congressional colleagues and global business leaders at the Netherlands Embassy to promote the exportation of American products.
(West Covina, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) visited the East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program and Technical Center (ROP/TC) in West Covina to learn about how it serves the educational and employment needs of the region’s veterans.
(Washington, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32), joined U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Chief Counsel Dorval Carter, California Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, Reps. Henry Waxman (CA-33), Xavier Becerra (CA-34), and Janice Hahn (CA-44), Los Angeles Metro Chair Diane DuBois and CEO Art Leahy, in signing the Full Funding Grant Agreement for the Westside Subway (Purple Line) Project in Los Angeles.
(San Dimas, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) spoke at the San Dimas Chamber of Commerce’s legislative forum at the San Dimas Community Hospital.
“Thank you for inviting me here this morning to discuss the most salient issues affecting our region,” Napolitano told the audience. “Whether it involves local transportation projects or challenges to small business growth, my dedicated staff and I are committed to working across all sectors to find solutions. It is a privilege to represent this area and to make your voices heard in Washington.”
(Washington, DC) On Saturday, March 22, 2014, Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32), Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), and Janice Hahn (CA-44), held a discussion, When Women Succeed, America Succeeds, promoting an economic agenda for women.
(Monrovia, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) toured the Monrovia factories of aerospace companies, ITT Exelis and Ducommun AeroStructures, to discuss local manufacturing and job creation.
(Azusa, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) visited Rancho Vasquez, an organic avocado orchard in Azusa, to survey the area affected by the recent mudslide caused by flooding as a result of the Colby Fire disaster in January. She received an update from ranch vice-president, Vincent Vasquez, who led Napolitano and her staff on a tour of the grounds.
(Monrovia, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) toured the Monrovia factories of high-tech aerospace companies, Roncelli Plastics and AeroVironment, to discuss local economic issues and job creation.
“It is inspiring to see the technology being developed in our own backyard,” Napolitano said. “American manufacturing means American jobs, so we must continue to encourage more businesses to produce goods locally to protect jobs here at home.”
(Industry, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) participated in the Bi-COG (San Gabriel Valley & Gateway Cities Councils of Government) roundtable discussion at the Pacific Palms Hotel in the City of Industry, focusing on innovative financial approaches to spur economic development in cities, school districts, and private projects.