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September 16, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) This week, Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32) and Darin LaHood (R-IL-18) introduced H.R. 8240, legislation to designate Route 66 as a National Historic Trail. The lawmakers previously introduced similar legislation in the 115th Congress.

September 9, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, H.R. 1109, the Mental Health Services for Students Act, which is authored by Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32), unanimously passed the House Energy and Commerce Committee during a full committee markup.

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August 24, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  On Saturday, August 22, 2020, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) voted for H.R. 8015, the Delivering for America Act, legislation to prohibit the United States Postal Service (USPS) from implementing any changes to operations or the level of service it had in place on January 1, 2020.

August 11, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) released the following statement after Senator Kamala Harris was named to the Democratic Presidential Ticket as former Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate:

July 29, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) applauded unanimous House passage of H.R. 7575, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020, a critical water infrastructure and jobs bill for Southern California and the nation.

July 12, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Today, Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32) and Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA-38) announced that the FY2021 Energy and Water Appropriations bill is providing $384,900,000 as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dam Safety and Seepage Program.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) voted for H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, a more than $1.5 trillion investment to rebuild American infrastructure from roads, bridges, and transit systems, to schools, housing, and broadband access.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) voted for H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, which would transform the culture of policing in America with reforms to curb police brutality, end racial profiling, eliminate qualified immunity for law enforcement, and build greater trust between law enforcement and our communities.

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October 30, 2019 In The News

A federal rule on “new starts” of funded projects threatens to hinder efforts to let more fresh water flow through the Everglades system to Florida Bay, environmental advocates and state Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Noah Valenstein said.

October 29, 2019 In The News

In April 2019, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO), Chair of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Grace F.

October 25, 2019 In The News

Talks kicked off the U.S. House Resources and Environment Subcommittee’s work to establish a blueprint for the Water Resources Development Act of 2020, which authorizes spending on water resource projects such as navigation, flood control and water supply for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Sitting on the subcommittee, and in attendance for the roundtable, were U.S. Rep.

October 25, 2019 In The News

Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-Calif.), chairwoman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, also repeated her plan to pass a WRDA 2020 as she led a roundtable on the upcoming legislation in Islamorada, Fla.

October 24, 2019 In The News

Before those testifying could get a turn, some committee members weighed in. Committee Chair Rep. Grace Napolitano, D-California, questioned the process and actions taken by the EPA.

October 23, 2019 In The News

In April 2019, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio, Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves, Chair of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Grace F. Napolitano, Subcommittee Ranking Member Bruce Westerman, and Congressman Mike Kelly introduced H.R.

October 23, 2019 In The News

This morning in Washington D.C., the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hosted an oversight hearing to look into critical issues surrounding the permitting process for the proposed Pebble Mine. Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay wishes to thank committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chairwoman Grace F.

October 22, 2019 In The News

“The successful roundtable kicked off our subcommittee’s discussion for the blueprint of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020,” said Napolitano.

October 21, 2019 In The News

The legislation was referred to the committee of jurisdiction for consideration in the 116th Congress. It is unclear when the panel’s leadership will schedule a debate on the legislation. Other co-sponsors of the bill include Reps.

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October 10, 2019 In The News

In its effort to establish a new, drought-proof source of water that could serve a half-million Southern California homes, the Metropolitan Water District on Thursday, Oct. 10 unveiled a $17 million pilot plant that will bring wastewater to drinkable standards.

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