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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.
Spearheaded by U.S. reps Judy Chu, D-Pasadena; Grace Napolitano, D-El Monte,; and Adam Schiff, D-Burbank, the clinic will remain operational for three to five years and later replaced by a permanent, full clinic, said Hector Elizalde, deputy district director and veterans liaison for Napolitano.
The Tribune Publishing family is grateful to U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin, D-Maryland, and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and U.S. Reps. Grace Napolitano, D-California, and Kevin Hern, R-Oklahoma, who will introduce legislation this week to establish the Fallen Journalists Memorial in Washington, DC.
U.S. Representatives Norma J. Torres (CA-35), Salud Carbajal (CA-24), and Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) announced that their provision to increase federal funding by $5 million to assist the U.S. Air Force Educational Partnership Agreement has passed the U.S. House of Representatives as part of H.R. 2740, the first minibus of fiscal year 2020 appropriations bills.
Hector Elizalde, Deputy District Director for Congresswoman Grace Napolitano told his personal military to civilian transition story and laid out the ways to get involved with local government and how to get help from Congresswoman Napolitano’s office.
At the capacity-filled invitation-only event, a US Congresswoman Representative Grace Napolitano representing California was also awarded an honorary doctorate for 30 years of public service.