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Washington, DC – Rep. LaMalfa today voted in favor of H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act. The measure, which will now be sent to the President’s desk, repeals the core components of Obamacare and blocks federal funding to Planned Parenthood over the next year while increasing funding for community health centers.
“The President promised American families that Obamacare would save them $2,500 a year, let them keep their doctor, and keep their health care plan.
Washington, DC – Rep. LaMalfa today supported a measure that extends a wide array of tax credits for American families, students, farms and employers, creating more certainty and decreasing costs for taxpayers. The bill ends a cycle of last minute, retroactive extensions that have inhibited investment and prevented economic growth. Passed on a 318-109 vote, the proposal will now be considered by the Senate.
Today we celebrate our freedom. Two hundred and thirty nine years ago, delegates of the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, formally breaking ties with Britain to become a new nation.
Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) voted for a measure last evening that rolls back the Environmental Protection Agency’s controversial “Waters of the United States” regulatory proposal. HR 1732, which passed by a vote of 261-155, prevents the EPA from implementing the rule and directs it to work with stakeholders on a new rule.
A budget battle is brewing in our nation's capital as President Barack Obama laid out his $4 trillion budget plan. It’s one that raised many concerns for the Northstate congressman.
"It's not a realistic budget because the level of spending - it's just not going to pass through this House or this Senate that the voters of the U.S. have put in place,” said California Congressional District 1 Representative Doug LaMalfa.
Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today issued the following statement on President Obama’s FY 2016 Budget released today.
Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) has announced the introduction of “The Child Protection Act of 2013” (HR1690, “Hazel’s Law”), which he is cosponsoring with Rep. Juan Vargas (D-CA). This bipartisan legislation closes a loophole in statutes barring sex trafficking of a minor by removing a “knowledge of age” requirement. While other criminal statutes involving exploitation of children do not have this requirement, sex traffickers have received shorter sentences after arguing that they did not know victims were underage.
California Congressman Doug LaMalfa on DHS Ammo Purchases: ‘It’s a Heck of a Lot of Bullets for Some Very Dubious-Sounding Reasons’
Washington, DC – Redding, CA – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today issued the following comment on President Obama’s FY 2014 Budget released today, over two months late: