More on Congressional Issues
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:
Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) issued the following response to the Obama Administration’s apparent insistence on choosing the most painful sequester cuts possible in an effort to increase support for tax increases:
Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA)today commented on the Department of Homeland Security’s order to release as many as 10,000 detained illegal immigrants under the pretenses of President Obama’s sequester funding cuts.