Congressman Doug LaMalfa

Representing the 1st District of California
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Mar 4, 2015 In The News

Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 12:47 am

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Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today voted against a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill that allowed the President’s immigration amnesty plan to move forward. H.R. 240, which funds DHS for the remainder of the fiscal year, passed 257-167 with only Republicans in opposition.  

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today released the following statement regarding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint meeting of Congress:

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Feb 28, 2015 In The News

 

Saturday, 28 February 2015 00:53 Lake County News reports 
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Feb 27, 2015 In The News

— California water legislation is starting to trickle across Capitol Hill.

One newly introduced bill would speed approval of Sites Reservoir in the Sacramento Valley. Another would help restore San Francisco Bay habitat. More targeted bills are coming.

So are some frustrations.

Feb 27, 2015 In The News

A few buildings dot the landscape in the valley proposed for the Sites Reservoir. Bill Husa - Chico Enterprise-Record file

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Feb 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) and Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA) today announced the introduction of H.R. 1060, which will accelerate the completion of a feasibility study of Sites Reservoir and authorize the project should it be found feasible.

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Feb 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) released the following remarks regarding the on-going investigation into nearly 14,000 Veteran benefits claims that were discovered in a filing cabinet at the Oakland VA and the subsequent report that was released last Wednesday from the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General (OIG).

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Feb 20, 2015 In The News

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs has been involved in a scandal regarding the failure to process valid benefit claims, forcing General Eric Shinseki to resign as Secretary of the department on May 30, 2014.

Feb 20, 2015 In The News

02/19/2015 04:00:53 PM PST

By Doug Oakley

OAKLAND -- The Oakland office of Veterans Affairs improperly filed and then lost about 14,000 unprocessed veterans benefit claims, some dating back to the 1990s, according to a federal government investigation released Wednesday.

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In The News

Feb 27, 2015 In The News

— California water legislation is starting to trickle across Capitol Hill.

One newly introduced bill would speed approval of Sites Reservoir in the Sacramento Valley. Another would help restore San Francisco Bay habitat. More targeted bills are coming.

So are some frustrations.

Feb 27, 2015 In The News

A few buildings dot the landscape in the valley proposed for the Sites Reservoir. Bill Husa - Chico Enterprise-Record file

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Feb 20, 2015 In The News

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs has been involved in a scandal regarding the failure to process valid benefit claims, forcing General Eric Shinseki to resign as Secretary of the department on May 30, 2014.

Feb 20, 2015 In The News

02/19/2015 04:00:53 PM PST

By Doug Oakley

OAKLAND -- The Oakland office of Veterans Affairs improperly filed and then lost about 14,000 unprocessed veterans benefit claims, some dating back to the 1990s, according to a federal government investigation released Wednesday.

Feb 20, 2015 In The News

A government watchdog revealed on Wednesday that a regional Department of Veterans Affairs office in Oakland, Calif., dealt with disability claims the easy way: by stuffing them by the thousands into a filing cabinet and doing absolutely nothing.

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Feb 19, 2015 In The News

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ internal watchdog determined that an Oakland, Calif.-based regional office mismanaged more than 13,000 disability claims found tucked away in a filing cabinet over two years ago, according to a report released Wednesday.

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Feb 18, 2015 In The News

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ regional office in Oakland shoved thousands of compensation and disability claims from military vets into a filing cabinet without processing them, leaving many veterans or their surviving family members without needed benefits, the agency’s inspector general said in a report issued Wednesday.

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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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