(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.
(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.
(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:
(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.
(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.
(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:
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump for incitement of insurrection, issuing the following statement:
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) called for the removal of President Donald J. Trump:
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte), coauthor of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020—which was included in the FY2021 Omnibus Appropriations bill—hailed final passage of the critical water infrastructure and jobs bill for Southern California and the nation.
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Currently representing California’s 32nd Congressional District, encompassing Latino majority communities in Los Angeles County, Rep. Grace Napolitano’s Congressional career has spanned two decades.
“Studies have shown that forcing a person in crisis to take even a few minutes to rethink a potentially fatal decision often results in that person never attempting suicide again,” said Rep. Grace Napolitano. “These barriers serve as a critical deterrent and will surely save more lives.”
Critics of the reversal on Thursday warned that it will jeopardize citizens’ health and generate environmental cleanup costs paid for by taxpayers. Rep.
Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, the chair of the subcommittee that directly oversees T.V.A, also continued to accept money from Jacobs Engineering following the November 2018 verdict. “I had no knowledge of Jacobs’s involvement in the cleanup of the spill,” she said in an email. “I have never spoken to Jacobs about this situation.
Assaults on transit workers, like the one on a Brockton Area Transit bus driver Monday night, are becoming commonplace, the head of a union representing transit workers said.
“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.