Congressman Doug LaMalfa encourages North State residents to consider adopting wild horses available following the Devil’s Garden Wild Horse Gather Operations through Modoc National Forest.
Rep. LaMalfa accepts the Guardian of Seniors' Rights award from the 60 Plus Association. At the award ceremony, 60 Plus Chairman Jim Martin said, "We seniors felt we should show our gratitude to dedicated lawmakers like Congressman LaMalfa who show compassion towards the elderly by pledging to 1) always protect Medicare, 2) always protect Social Security, and 3) just as importantly, to vote against wasteful spending of our tax dollars."
Republican members of California’s delegation in the House of Representatives hold a press conference to comment on the rejection by California’s senators of moderate, bipartisan legislation to address the state’s historic water supply crisis after months of negotiations.
Rep. LaMalfa recognizes 7 students who received appointments to the United States Service Academies on June 6th, in Oroville.
Rep. LaMalfa Seeks Solutions to Salmon Predation and Energy CostsRep. Doug LaMalfa questions Department of the Interior Deputy Assistant Secretary for Water and Science Tom Iseman and Senior Policy Analyst of Public Power Council Bo Downen about the monetary spending and effectiveness of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act as well as the lack of transparency between federal power purchasers and providers.
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Mar 22, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1101, the Small Business Health Fairness Act. This bill creates Association Health Plans (AHP) that allow small businesses to join together to negotiate for the same low health care costs and high quality care that larger businesses and labor organizations have access to. AHPs will increase small businesses’ bargaining power, expand affordable coverage for working families, and lower administrative costs.
Mar 17, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1259, the VA Accountability First Act and H.R. 1367, To Improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and for other purposes. Together, the two bills increase the VA Secretary’s flexibility to remove, demote or suspend bad employees while improving their ability to recruit and retain high-quality health care providers.
Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1181, the Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act. Under current law, if a veteran or beneficiary is appointed a fiduciary from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), they are labeled as incompetent and automatically sent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Criminal Background Check System (NICS). Once in the system, they are prohibited from legally purchasing or owning a firearm. This bill violates due process and grants the authority determine whether a beneficiary can be removed from the list in the hands of VA bureaucrats. H.R. 1181 prohibits the VA from automatically submitting names to the NICS without a magistrate or judicial authority ruling that the beneficiary is unfit to possess or purchase a firearm.
Mar 14, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after sending a letter, along with many of his colleagues in the California congressional delegation, urging President Trump to take immediate action to facilitate the work required to repair the two Oroville Dam spillways that were damaged in the February 2017 storm events. The damage forced the mandatory evacuation of nearly 200,000 residents, and President Trump responded by declaring a Major Emergency and authorizing the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist local and state officials and provide aid to evacuees. The letter LaMalfa sent today requests that the President use his authority to streamline and waive review of the repairs under several federal environmental laws which would otherwise force significant delays in repair to the spillways.
Mar 10, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after announcing a town hall meeting to take place in California’s 1st District in March.
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Rep. LaMalfa tours the Good News Rescue Mission's facilities Wednesday, including its nearly finished Victory House.
Dec 14, 2015 In The News
WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2015 - A frustrated group of House Republicans from California today declared drought relief legislation for their parched state dead for the year.