The bill we passed today makes crucial investments in our nation's water infrastructure and prioritizes drought relief for California. We still have much work to do on California's water problems, but this bill presents good solutions that will help ensure the longevity of our water infrastructure and help fix erosion issues that have plagued our coastal communities.
Congratulations to the winner of the Congressional App Challenge -- Pranav Patil -- from Del Norte High School in San Diego! He created a web-based game called Cyber Champion to teach kids and teens the importance of cybersecurity when using a computer. Check out his demonstration video below: [ Youtube.com Link ]
Great read in the Orange County Register today on the pressing need for civil forfeiture reform and our DUE PROCESS Act. Last year, Califonia police used federal loopholes to pocket $410.9 from citizens, without ever having to prove guilt or innocence.
Today, the House approved 3 bills I co-sponsored to improve service, care and benefits for veterans and their families. Among other changes, legislation passed today includes measures that will stop the taxation of certain benefits paid to disabled combat veterans, allow self-scheduling of appointments at the VA, and allow spouses of servicemembers to claim the same residency as the... View details ⇨
General Mattis is one of the finest choices for Secretary of Defense that our nation has to offer. Rare is it to find a leader as deeply and universally revered as General Mattis and rarer still it is to find a leader with the depth of understanding he has on the threats facing our nation around the globe. General Mattis is just the right candidate for the job. He’s built a reputation as a... View details ⇨
This is an important fix that ultimately does the right thing. Soldiers will hopefully be able to breathe a sigh of relief and know that, unless there was some sort of intentional wrongdoing, Uncle Sam won’t be coming after them.
LAST CHANCE! Today is the final day to request tickets to the inauguration of Donald J. Trump from our office. We have a limited number of tickets. Information to request them is available on my website. Check out the link below!
The House of Representatives just passed my bill to stop Presidents from implementing last-minute, unaccountable regulations on their way out the door in their final months of office. My full statement here
Want tickets to the Inauguration of President-Elect Donald J. Trump? Be sure to make your request before November 22! We have a limited number of tickets, so put in your request today. Information is on our website below!
Regulations shouldn't be rammed through last-minute by outgoing Presidents. Regulating should be done open, right and early. My bill we'll vote on this week will help stop the flood of last minute regulations outgoing Presidents -- of both parties -- have made so common.
Concerned about the growth of sober living homes? Check out my op-ed in the Orange County Register for our solution to return power to state and local government for reasonable oversight of sober living facilities.