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Congressman Doug LaMalfa

Representing the 1st District of California

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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.

Dec 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today released the following statement in support of the California water resources language included included in a bill to be considered in Congress this week:

Nov 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) supported measures to authorize continued sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran and impose sanctions on those who support attacks on civilians in Syria. H.R.

Oct 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today released the following statement opposing proposals to expand the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument:

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In The News

Mar 13, 2015 In The News

The U.S. Forest Service is not meeting its goals on forest management to prevent wildfires, or to quickly salvage burned timber after fires take place, according to U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa.

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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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Videos

Mar 20, 2013 Video

Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) discusses the release of the House budget plan prepared by Budget Committee Paul Ryan, which balances the budget in ten years without raising taxes.

Mar 6, 2013 Video

Representative Doug LaMalfa gives an update on today's Continuing Resolution vote that will prevent a government shutdown, while reducing spending.  The measure also protects the military and veterans without increasing taxes.

Mar 6, 2013 Video

Representative LaMalfa gives an update on sequester budget reductions and on identified government waste.

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