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Congressman Doug LaMalfa

Representing the 1st District of California

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Jan 20, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) after attending the Presidential inauguration ceremonies, issued the following statement as Donald Trump was sworn in to become the 45th President of the United States.
Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed S.Con.Res.3, setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government. This bill does not alter the language to the Affordable Care Act in any way, but is a necessary step that will make it easier for Congress to repeal and replace the ACA in the coming weeks. The bill offers reconciliation instructions that expedite legislative procedures to allow Republicans to avoid a Democratic filibuster in the Senate and only requires a simple majority of 51 votes to pass repeal legislation – where Republicans currently hold 52 seats.
Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after receiving his committee assignments for the 115th Congress. LaMalfa will continue serving on the House Committee on Agriculture and the House Committee on Natural Resources, while also adding the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 238, the Commodity End-User Relief Act, which erases unintended and excessive red tape that harms end-users, such as ranchers, farmers, manufacturers, and public utilities. The bill contains language authored by Congressman LaMalfa to protect public power ratepayers from cost increases by increasing the sources from which public power entities may purchase energy for future needs. The bill would benefit those who rely on public utilities in many Northern California communities including: Redding, Biggs, Shasta Lake, Susanville, Roseville, Sacramento and others.
Jan 5, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after voting in favor of H.Res. 11, Objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace.
Jan 5, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell issued a Secretarial Order instructing the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) to release 250,000 acre-feet of water per year from California reservoirs to address the endangered Delta smelt population. This proposal would significantly cut Californians’ access to water stored in Lake Shasta and would negatively impact many families and farmers around the state.
Jan 5, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 21, the Midnight Rules Relief Act and H.R. 26, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act. Combined, the two bills give Congress the authority to limit future major regulations and disapprove of last-minute “midnight rules” issued by the President before he leaves office.
Jan 4, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the California state legislature hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to provide legal counsel for the state’s strategy against the incoming Trump Administration.
Jan 3, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after being sworn in for his third term as a United States Congressman in the 115th Congress.
Dec 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today voted in support of measures to fund federal government operations and modernize California’s water supply system. H.R. 2028 funds federal government operations at a $1.07 trillion level, $132 billion less than when LaMalfa first took office, and was passed on a 326-96 vote.

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In The News

Jun 25, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON 

Michael Doyle: 202-383-0006@MichaelDoyle10

Liberals and conservatives alike want to remember an infamous Northern California internment camp that held Japanese-Americans in punitive conditions during World War II.

Jun 23, 2016 In The News

To read this article on E&E Daily, click here.

House panel discusses fixing 'abuses' by BLM, Forest Service land managers

Scott Streater, E&E reporter

E&E Daily: Friday, July 25, 2014

 

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Feb 19, 2016 In The News
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.

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Sep 14, 2015 In The News

His Holiness Pope Francis of the Holy See has accepted an invitation to address Congress on September 24, 2015. The Joint Meeting will begin promptly at 10 a.m. ET. Following the address, Pope Francis will make a brief public appearance on the steps of the U.S. Capitol facing the West Lawn.

Sep 1, 2015 In The News

Western Sierra Medical Clinic has been approved as a registered health care provider for the Veterans Choice Program.

Clinic officials began offering the closer-to-home health services last week to veterans in the region.

Jul 17, 2015 In The News

 

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2015 - House Republicans ignored a White House veto threat and passed a drought relief bill that's sure to face staunch opposition in the Senate. The vote was 245-176 with only five Democrats voting for approval.

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Jul 10, 2015 In The News

Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are trading barbs over competing legislation to address drought impacts in California.

California lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives are mostly talking at each other as they tout competing measures aimed at easing impacts from the state’s historic drought.

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Videos

May 16, 2013 Video

<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>

May 16, 2013 Video

<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>

May 16, 2013 Video

<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>

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