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(Washington, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) welcomed Dr. Patricia Venegas to deliver the opening prayer at the U.S. House of Representatives.
(Washington, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) made the following statement on the untimely death of Covina motorcycle police officer, Jordan Corder, who died yesterday following a traffic collision:
“With deep sadness we mourn the loss of a brave young man whose dedication to service to his city and community will not be forgotten. Officer Corder followed in the footsteps of his father, a retired Covina police sergeant, and died tragically yesterday in the pursuit of justice.”
(Washington, D.C.) Today, Representatives Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) and Gloria Negrete McLeod (CA-35) released the following statements on the recent passing of community leader and activist, Ms. Helen L. Doherty:
“Helen was a driving force in gaining recognition for the Gabrieleno tribe, and her efforts will not soon be forgotten,” Napolitano said. “The labor and Native American communities have lost a dear friend and will be deeply affected by her passing.”
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswomen Judy Chu (CA-32) and Grace Napolitano (CA-38) announced an improved outlook for continued federal funding for the San Gabriel Valley Restoration Fund, thanks to Senator Feinstein’s including it in the FY2013 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill. The restoration fund, set up in 1999 to address chemical contamination resulting from defense contractors dumping substances like rocket fuel, was initially intended to last 10 years. However, the extent of the contamination in the San Gabriel Valley was underestimated, and while federal money was
(Washington, D.C.) Yesterday, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano welcomed news that the U.S. Postal Service will delay the closing or consolidation of any Post Office or mail processing facility until May 15, 2012, including the postal processing and distribution centers in Industry and Pasadena, which provide jobs for more than 1,000 career employees and process much of the mail for the San Gabriel Valley.