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June 17, 2016 In The News
As Latinas become better recognized for their achievements and presence in the United States, the number of Latina adolescents considering suicide is still at a record high.
December 16, 2015 In The News
Leo Santa Cruz used to live in his family’s living room along with his three brothers, had little to eat, and had to trudge 10 miles to practice at a boxing gym. It was a hard life, with triggers that could’ve brought depression.
December 7, 2015 In The News
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) could receive $3 billion in highway funding over the next five years from a new transit bill passed by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama...
November 6, 2015 In The News
Two California House members, Reps. Grace Napolitano and Jeff Denham will help negotiate final details of the six-year highway funding bill with the Senate. The bill includes several proposals from the state’s congressional delegation the directly benefit Californians. Here is a snapshot of what is up for discussion.
October 1, 2015 In The News
“This is one more step toward reducing stigma, continuing to bring mental health issues out of the shadows,” Napolitano said. “The Mental Health Awareness Semipostal Stamp will not only raise revenue to fund research of mental illness, but also raise critical awareness of an issue that affects one in four Americans.
August 18, 2015 In The News
Rep. Grace Napolitano, whose district includes much of the San Gabriel Valley, spoke in favor of stricter rules that would lead to a 40 percent reduction of 2010-level vehicle emissions by 2025. “My district has the major impact of traffic because I have the Alameda Corridor East and I also have the truck traffic on the 60, 10 and 210 freeways,” Napolitano said. “So you understand that I ...
August 15, 2015 In The News
Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, D-El Monte, State Sen. Carol Liu, D-Glendale, State Rep. Chris Holden, D-Pasadena, State Rep.
August 11, 2015 In The News
Grace Napolitano, the representative for California’s 32nd congressional district, introduced the Mental Health in Schools Act, which is now under consideration by the House of Representatives.
June 17, 2015 In The News
“We can prevent our young girls from making lethal decisions by first educating them,” says Congresswoman Napolitano. “The younger we get them to talk about mental health, the more prevention we can have.”
May 11, 2015 In The News
In rebuttal, committee ranking member Peter DeFazio, D-OR, and Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Ranking Member Grace Napolitano, D-CA, sent a “Dear Colleague” letter explaining their side’s opposition to the legislation.