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July 6, 2019 In The News

Martha is an 18-year-old Latina college student from La Puente. She studies part-time and works part-time to support herself and her family. As the first in her family to attend college, she is a great source of pride for her loved ones. Yet, had a concerned friend not asked Martha if she was OK, we could be telling a very different story.

June 22, 2019 In The News

U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (CA-35), Salud Carbajal (CA-24), and Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) announced that their provision to increase federal funding by $5 million to assist the U.S. Air Force Educational Partnership Agreement has passed the U.S. House of Representatives as part of H.R. 2740, the first minibus of fiscal year 2020 appropriations bills.

 “I’m proud to have worked with Rep. Torres and Rep. Napolitano to secure this aerospace funding—I know it will make a difference throughout our nation,” said Carbajal. 

June 5, 2019 In The News

At the capacity-filled invitation-only event, a US Congresswoman Representative Grace Napolitano representing California was also awarded an honorary doctorate for 30 years of public service.

Congresswoman Napolitano who was the special guest speaker at the graduation described her ordeal growing up poor after her birth in 1936 and early marriage at 18 and birthing five children by the time she was 23.

May 1, 2019 Press Release

(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.

February 8, 2019 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Today, Congressional Mental Health Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32) and John Katko (R-NY-24), along with 56 original cosponsors, proudly introduced H.R. 1109, the Mental Health Services for Students Act, to fund on-site mental health services for youth in schools nationwide.

October 31, 2018 Press Release

(WEST COVINA, CA) On Saturday, October 27, 2018, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) held an annual military academy information session at West Covina Senior Citizen Center where students, parents, and educators learned more about educational opportunities at our nation’s military service academies.

August 28, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) joined more than 170 of her House Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos calling on the Department to issue formal guidance prohibiting the use of federal education funding to buy guns for teachers and school staff.

July 30, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32) and John Katko (R-NY-24) recently introduced H.R. 6597, the Mental Health Professionals Workforce Shortage Loan Repayment Act of 2018, bipartisan legislation to address a critical shortage in the number of mental healthcare professionals currently available in many parts of the country.

June 15, 2017 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32), Senator Al Franken (D-MN), and Rep. John Katko (R-NY-24) proudly reintroduced the Mental Health in Schools Act (H.R. 2913; S. 1370) to fund on-site mental health services for youth in schools nationwide.

November 1, 2016 Press Release

(West Covina, CA) On Saturday, October 29, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano held an annual military academy information session at the West Covina Senior Citizen Center where students, parents, and educators had a chance to learn more about educational opportunities at our nation’s military academies.

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