WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) introduced H.R. 2529, the Mental Health for Latinos Act, directing the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to develop and implement an outreach and education strategy to promote behavioral and mental health among Hispanic and Latino populations.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, U.S. Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32) and U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) re-introduced the Immigrants’ Mental Health Act (H.R. 2480, S. 1100). Their bicameral legislation is a product of Congressional delegation trips to U.S.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) released the following statement on President Biden’s American Jobs Plan:
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) voted to pass H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, and H.R. 1603, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, to secure permanent protections and a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who have been, and will continue to be, critical to the economic recovery of our nation. H.R.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) met with constituents at a Rite Aid COVID-19 vaccine clinic, which was held at the City of La Puente Community Center and follows Napolitano’s advocacy for retail pharmacies to prioritize hard-hit, vulnerable, and underserved communities like those in her district.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32), Chair of the full Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Peter DeFazio (D-OR-04), and Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01) introduced the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) voted to pass H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act, securing urgently-needed COVID-19 relief funding for San Gabriel Valley families and small businesses.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Reps. Grace F.
(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:
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The Pebble Partnership says the early veto, issued before Pebble applied for its permits, was unfair and bad public policy. In a separate development, a U.S. House Transportation subcommittee has announced it will hold a hearing on the Pebble project this month. It will be chaired by Rep. Grace Napolitano D-Calif.
The evening consisted of a short speaking program and ceremonial ribbon cutting, honoring the legacy of the facility.
Water is life. It is essential to the survival of all living things and has been at the center of my work for over three decades as a public servant. I did not select this cause arbitrarily, but because our communities were suffering, and no one was speaking out about safe, clean water supplies for residents of the San Gabriel Valley and greater east Los Angeles County.
To make it a reality, Congress must pass the Fallen Journalists Memorial Act, which has bipartisan support. The legislation was introduced earlier this year by Senator Ben Cardin, Senator Rob Portman, Representative Grace Napolitano, and Representative Tom Cole.
The Fallen Journalists Memorial Act would authorize the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federally owned and administered land in the District of Columbia. No federal funds would be used to build the memorial.
Concerns about flood risk have prompted local officials and federal lawmakers led by U.S. Rep. Grace F. Napolitano to urge the corps to expedite needed safety repairs at Whittier Narrows Dam, about 13 miles southeast of Los Angeles.
The legislation was introduced by Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO), Subcommittee Chair Grace Napolitano (D-CA), Subcommittee Ranking Member Bruce Westerman (R-AR), and Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA).
Mobility 21 presented awards to several transportation leaders for their efforts to keep the region moving:
The idea to create a memorial to journalists killed in pursuit of truth was born on June 25, when Ben Cardin and Rob Portman in the U.S. Senate were joined by Grace Napolitano, and Tom Cole in the U.S. House of Representatives to introduce legislation giving the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation authority to begin the long process of creating the memorial.
President Trump has made his ambivalence, or even disdain, for science clear in regards to the environment. Throughout the hearing, DeFazio and other Democrats took Ross and Trump’s E.P.A. to task for making factually unsound regulatory decisions and, in doing so, putting the American public at risk.