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(Irwindale, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) spoke at the Irwindale Chamber of Commerce’s legislative forum at the Edison Energy Education Center, regarding the economy, water and California’s drought, transportation projects, small business, and immigration reform.
(Washington, D.C.) On Saturday, July 26, 2014, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) joined forces with the California Army National Guard, the City of Azusa, and many veterans organizations to bring the VA on-site to help veterans with their casework.
(Washington, DC) Yesterday, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) joined 59 of her House colleagues in signing a letter to VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to express concerns about the effectiveness of an audit of VA medical facilities.
(Washington, D.C.) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) thanked President Barack Obama for proclaiming May as National Mental Health Awareness Month and announced the calendar of mental health events for May.
(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.
(Washington, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano, voted against H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, which passed the House of Representatives and would restrict how women with private insurance can spend private dollars in purchasing health insurance.
“We should be working together on creating jobs, reforming our immigration system, and growing our economy,” Napolitano said. “Instead the Republican-led House has wasted time proposing a bill that has no chance of being passed and undermines the privacy rights of women everywhere.”
(El Monte, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano congratulated ChapCare as one of a select group of U.S. health centers that will receive funding under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) to expand access to health coverage in the San Gabriel Valley.
(Washington, DC) Today, Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32), Tim Ryan (OH-13), Ron Barber (AZ-02), Paul Tonko (NY-20), and Barbara Lee (CA-13) applauded the Obama administration for issuing final regulations for the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA).
(Baldwin Park, CA) Today, Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) marked October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, issuing the following statement:
“Victims of domestic violence often experience emotional and psychological trauma, which can lead to serious mental health issues. We must do more as a community to prevent domestic violence, but it is also critical that we ensure mental health resources as well as physical treatments are available for those who need them most.”