(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) and Joe Kennedy III (MA-04) introduced the CHIP Mental Health Parity Act (H.R. 3192) to make critical mental health services available to all CHIP beneficiaries.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) defended the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument in a letter she wrote to Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on the last day of the public comment period, urging him to meet with local stakeholders.
(AZUSA, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) congratulated the San Gabriel River Water Committee on being awarded a $300,000 Bureau of Reclamation WaterSMART Drought Resiliency Project Grant it received for the construction of a new river gate inlet structure near the existing Azusa-Duarte Tunnel Inlet on the San Gabriel River.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) released the following statement after Senate Republicans released their version of TrumpCare:
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) released the following statement on the fifth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, established by President Barack Obama:
(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.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced the U.S. will withdraw from the historic Paris Climate Agreement:
(WASHINGTON, DC) On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32) and John Katko (R-NY-24) co-hosted a bipartisan briefing in coordination with the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) on transforming mental health crisis care, as part of a series of events for National Mental Health Awareness Month.
(WASHINGTON, DC) —Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) welcomed Andrew Garcia, a former foster youth from West Covina, to spend the day on Capitol Hill with her for the 6th Annual "Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day.”
(Washington, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2018:
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Mental health affects all, regardless of gender, culture, and socio-economic status. Despite the universal nature, many are unable to get the care they need because of a shortage of providers and the stigma surrounding the diagnoses. May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to erase this stigma and educate the public of all ages on the warning signs of mental illness.
Once again Republicans are pushing to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and it will hurt millions of Americans, especially those who live with a mental health or substance abuse disorder. The Republican bill would limit access to life-saving Medicaid coverage, make private insurance more expensive, and penalize the poor and elderly — all while reducing taxes on the richest.
Members of the House Democratic Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, led by Rep. Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena), brought law enforcement officers to draw attention to gun laws.
Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-Norwalk) brought Los Angeles County Fire Capt. Andy Doyle.
The route has been dubbed the “Main Street of America.” Cultivated by a car culture synonymous with western wanderlust. Immortalized by a 1940s rhythm and blues hit as a place where you can “get your kicks.”
Six newly elected Californians are in Washington this week for a crash course in how to be a member of Congress.
They are sitting through daylong sessions on ethics, advice on hiring competent staff and managing their office budgets, and how to write legislation. Rep.-elect Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel) compared the experience to trying to drink from a fire hose.