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February 27, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) voted to pass H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, to provide urgent Coronavirus relief to San Gabriel Valley families, workers, and small businesses, issuing the following statement:

February 18, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) proudly joined over 100 of her colleagues in introducing the bicameral U.S. Citizenship Act, the Biden-Harris administration’s big, bold, and inclusive vision for immigration reform.

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February 12, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Yesterday, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) re-introduced the Water Recycling Investment and Improvement Act (H.R. 1015), to assist water agencies with the expansion, planning, design, and building of water recycling plants and modernizing water infrastructure in California and other western states.

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February 8, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) and her staff mourned the passing of Hector Elizalde, beloved Deputy District Director and Military/Veterans Liaison, who died yesterday morning due to complications from COVID-19, releasing the following statement:

February 4, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) proudly announced her re-election by unanimous consent to serve as Chairwoman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment for the 117th Congress and welcomed her fellow members.

February 2, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Today, Congressional Mental Health Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32) and John Katko (R-NY-24), along with 61 original cosponsors, proudly re-introduced the Mental Health Services for Students Act, to fund on-site mental health services for youth in schools nationwide during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

January 21, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) released the following statement on long-time water policy advisor, Camille Calimlim Touton, being named Deputy Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation:

January 13, 2021 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump for incitement of insurrection, issuing the following statement:

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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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