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(Washington, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) released the following statement on the prospect of a federal government shutdown:
(Washington, D.C.) On Saturday, June 1, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) along with Rep. Robert E.
(Washington, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano, along with 45 original cosponsors, introduced H.R. 628, the Mental Health in Schools Act, to fund critical and much needed on-site school-based mental health services for youth.
(Washington, D.C.) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano, Co-Chair of the Congressional Mental Health Caucus, sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, requesting that the Obama Administration issue the final rule for the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA).
(Washington, D.C.) Yesterday, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano applauded the Supreme Court for upholding President Obama’s health care law, which also secures and protects critical mental health services for all Americans.
(Washington, D.C.) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court upholding President Obama’s health care law:
“This is a huge victory for the American people,” Napolitano said. “The 5-4 decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) affirms that parents can continue health care coverage for their children up to the age of 26, ensures that no man, woman, or child will be denied care due to pre-existing conditions, and protects seniors from having to pay more for prescription drugs.”
(Washington, D.C.) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano voted against H.R. 3630, a Republican bill which would cut federal unemployment insurance for more than a million out-of-work Americans.
Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano joined 46 of her fellow lawmakers in opposing cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security as part of any deficit-reduction package created by the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, also known as the “Super Committee.” This new committee of House and Senate members has until November 23 to find $1.5 billion in deficit reduction as part of the debt limit bill signed into law last month.
(Washington, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA) released the following statement after voting against default bill S. 365, which contains deep cuts to critical programs for working families and seniors and sets the stage for future cuts to services, including Medicare.
“This bill makes steep cuts to critical programs that seniors and working families rely on, including possible future cuts to Medicare, in order to protect unnecessary tax breaks and loopholes for oil companies and millionaires.