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(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) voted for H.R. 7617, the FY2021 Defense, Commerce-Justice-Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Labor-HHS-Education, and Transportation-Housing and Urban Development “Minibus” appropriations package, in which she secured hundreds of millions of federal dollars for Whittier Narrows Dam, water recycling projects, the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program, and life-saving mental health services.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, and Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Greg Walden calling for emergency relief from the Medicaid Institutions for Mental Disease (IMD) payment prohibition in future Coronavirus legislation.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) sent a letter with 42 of her Democratic colleagues, calling on President Donald Trump to immediately halt construction of the border wall as our nation confronts the Coronavirus global pandemic.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3239, the Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Custody Act:
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(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.
The lawmakers noted that HIPAA rules allow healthcare professionals to share information with a patient’s “loved ones” in emergencies. Other signatories included Representatives John Katko (R-NY), Grace Napolitano (D-CA), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), and Salud Carbajal (D-CA).
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it will end Cost-Sharing Reduction (CSR) payments required under the Affordable Care Act (ACA):
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) released the following statement on Senate Republicans’ latest iteration of TrumpCare, the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson bill:
“Senate Republicans are at it again, trying to demolish the Affordable Care Act without a care of who gets hurt in the process. After abandoning bipartisan, good faith discussions on how to improve healthcare, they have put forth Graham-Cassidy, the worst version of TrumpCare yet!