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“They never lost hope or gave up,” she said. “It is a true testament to the life and sacrifice of this serviceman, who was decorated with the National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal, that his loved ones remained so dedicated to ensuring he was not forgotten.
"When I first came to Congress you could throw a ball down the halls of Congress and not hit a Latino or a Latina," said Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-Calif.), who's represented her district since 1999.
VCP was set up in 2008 and 2009 by legendary archaeologist and forensics specialist Dr. Michael "Sonny" Trimble, who headed the Mass Graves Inspection Team in Iraq that led to the convictions of former members of dictator Saddam Hussein's regime for war crimes and crimes against humanity. The VCP's work was extended in 2016 under H.R. 3117, sponsored by Rep.
“Members of the subcommittee in attendance, co-chaired by Grace F. Napolitano, representative of California’s 32nd district, invited these witnesses and introduced them. The Congressmen explored the dangers of a federal government “slow to prioritize” water quality funding and asked the witnesses several questions.”
“Staying on the two-year schedule for enacting the next new WRDA is critical,” said Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-Calif.), chairwoman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resource and Environment, as she convened a hearing on past and future WRDA bills.
Martha is an 18-year-old Latina college student from La Puente. She studies part-time and works part-time to support herself and her family. As the first in her family to attend college, she is a great source of pride for her loved ones. Yet, had a concerned friend not asked Martha if she was OK, we could be telling a very different story.
“Journalists put their lives on the line every day to protect our democracy and a free and independent press,” said Rep. Grace Napolitano, who co-sponsored the bill with Rep. Tom Cole, on Tuesday.
Legislation to authorize the memorial is being sponsored by Representatives Grace Napolitano and Kevin Hern and Senators Ben Cardin and Rob Portman, although the measure would require all funding to come from private sources.
The bill, originally introduced by Rep. Katko and Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA-32), would require agencies to report a wider range of assault incidents.
For seven years, Congresswoman Grace Napolitano has held an annual veterans forum in Azusa to connect San Gabriel Valley veterans with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, whose Los Angeles and Long Beach medical centers can be prohibitively far away.