Washington, DC – Representative Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) today released the following statement calling for a complete travel ban on commercial flights to and from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa.
It sounds so logical and simple.
Shouldn’t those men and women in turnouts, jumping from planes, trudging through the wilderness with axes and other hand tools they use to battle some of the most destructive blazes in history be called what they are? Wildland firefighters.
REDDING, California - Under a bill recently introduced in Congress, wildland firefighters could someday be called wildland firefighters.
U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa, R-Richvale, has introduced a bill that would change the job title of employees in five federal land management agencies to “wildland firefighter.”
Washington, DC – Representative Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) today released the following statement regarding the introduction of H.Res. 732, a resolution expressing Congress’ opposition to state microstamping laws, stating that they are not only ineffective, but decrease access to firearms in a manner that infringes on the Second Amendment rights of Americans.
As a member of this area’s veteran community I want to thank Congressman LaMalfa and his staff for their untiring efforts to bring veterans’ claims to light and have them processed. The regional office, in Oakland had been sitting on and hiding veterans’ claims for years. Some were found stacked in a broom closet. One veteran’s claim had languished in that office for over 30 years.
Washington, DC – Representative Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) today announced that he has sponsored a bill to alter the position titles of federal firefighting personnel from “forestry technicians” to “wildland firefighters.” H.R. 5677 requires the Office of Personnel Management to alter the designations of firefighting personnel at the U.S.
Washington, DC – Representative Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) today announced that he has received the “Guardian of Small Business” award from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). The nation’s largest small business advocacy association, NFIB represents 350,000 small business-owner members and gives them a voice in public policy-making.
Washington, DC – Representative Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today voted for a measure he cosponsored to bring transparency to the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy decisions. H.R.
Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today released the following statement regarding the announcement of the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) decision to withdraw its proposal to remove the Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle (VELB) from the endangered species list:
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today spoke on the floor of the House to demand urgency in addressing the threat of catastrophic wildfires by implementing common sense, balanced forest policies that would allow greater state and local involvement in wildfire prevention on federal lands.
<p>Representative Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) is a co-sponsor of HR-45 that would repeal the Obama Healthcare Takeover. Obamacare increase taxes, healthcare costs, removes choice and will inject the IRS into the lives of Americans to an even greater extent. Now is the time to repeal the law.</p>
<p>Representative Doug LaMalfa spoke on the House floor in favor of the Full Faith and Credit Act which would ensure America does not default on its debt. The bill ensures that mandatory spending items are paid first with incoming tax receipts in order to remove the threat of a government shutdown.</p>
<p>Representative Doug LaMalfa criticized the poor handling of the FAA sequester cuts by the Obama Administration. Despite having latitude to make reductions in low priority spending the administration forced a less than 5% budget reduction to impact 40% of all flights in the country.</p>