(WEST COVINA, CA) On Saturday, October 27, 2018, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) held an annual military academy information session at West Covina Senior Citizen Center where students, parents, and educators learned more about educational opportunities at our nation’s military service academies.
(BALDWIN PARK, CA) Yesterday, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) held a free immigration clinic with California State Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez (SD-22) and California Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio (AD-48) at St. John the Baptist Church in Baldwin Park to help guide people through the immigration and naturalization process.
(WASHINGTON, DC) This week Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32), John Katko (R-NY-24), and Don Beyer (D-VA-08) introduced H.Res. 1067 to recognize September as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) applauded unanimous House passage of S. 3021, the America’s Water Infrastructure Act, the final version of WRDA (Water Resources Development Act).
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) joined more than 170 of her House Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos calling on the Department to issue formal guidance prohibiting the use of federal education funding to buy guns for teachers and school staff.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced their proposed rule on carbon emissions, effectively terminating the Clean Power Plan:
(WASHINGTON, DC) Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32) and John Katko (R-NY-24) recently introduced H.R. 6597, the Mental Health Professionals Workforce Shortage Loan Repayment Act of 2018, bipartisan legislation to address a critical shortage in the number of mental healthcare professionals currently available in many parts of the country.
(WASHINGTON, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) visited an Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded facility in Los Angeles County, which houses unaccompanied immigrant children who have been separated from their parents. Napolitano was joined by fellow Southern California Democrats, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27), Mark Takano (CA-41), and Raul Ruiz (CA-36).
(WASHINGTON, DC) Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 66, the Route 66 Centennial Commission Act, a bill coauthored by Reps. Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32) and Rodney Davis (R-IL-13).
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U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Rep. Grace Napolitano, D-Calif., on Tuesday to unveil a proposal creating a special postage stamp to help mental health research.
Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-Norwalk) will miss House votes while her husband, Frank Napolitano, undergoes chemotherapy and radiation to treat esophageal cancer, her spokesman said.
Sometimes that “double minority” status, particularly in an institution that has long been dominated by white men, also presents challenges to women of color. Some women of color expressed specific concerns about being heard and respected. Rep.
Mental health affects all, regardless of gender, culture, and socio-economic status. Despite the universal nature, many are unable to get the care they need because of a shortage of providers and the stigma surrounding the diagnoses. May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to erase this stigma and educate the public of all ages on the warning signs of mental illness.
Once again Republicans are pushing to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and it will hurt millions of Americans, especially those who live with a mental health or substance abuse disorder. The Republican bill would limit access to life-saving Medicaid coverage, make private insurance more expensive, and penalize the poor and elderly — all while reducing taxes on the richest.
Members of the House Democratic Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, led by Rep. Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena), brought law enforcement officers to draw attention to gun laws.
Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-Norwalk) brought Los Angeles County Fire Capt. Andy Doyle.
The route has been dubbed the “Main Street of America.” Cultivated by a car culture synonymous with western wanderlust. Immortalized by a 1940s rhythm and blues hit as a place where you can “get your kicks.”
Six newly elected Californians are in Washington this week for a crash course in how to be a member of Congress.
They are sitting through daylong sessions on ethics, advice on hiring competent staff and managing their office budgets, and how to write legislation. Rep.-elect Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel) compared the experience to trying to drink from a fire hose.