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(Washington D.C.)- Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano voted in favor of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1586 providing, emergency funding to state governments to retain teachers in our classrooms, police and fire personnel in our communities, and to bolster Medicaid.
(Washington D.C.)- Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano voted to extend unemployment insurance for people out of work across the country, including thousands within her own district. The House passed the measure 272-152 following yesterday’s Senate vote.
(Washington D.C.)- Rep. Grace Napolitano welcomed news today that several organizations which conduct job training in the 38th District will be receiving a total of $298,122 in grants from the Department of Labor to train local young people to work in green industries such as solar power, water conservation, and energy efficiency.
(Pico Rivera, CA) – An estimated 3000-5000 people attended Rep. Grace Napolitano’s 3rd annual job fair at El Rancho High School on Saturday, Oct. 24, each looking for work, help with their resume, or just a chance to meet face-to-face with a hiring employer. Participants met with government agencies, private employers, and received free hair cuts and other services.
(Washington D.C.)- Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano joined other members of the House of Representatives today in passing a thirteen-week extension of unemployment benefits for the 29 states and territories with unemployment rates greater than 8.5%. In California, which reported an unemployment rate of 12.2% in August, 68,713 people will be without benefits by the end of September and 154,328 by the end of December unless this legislation is signed into law.