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Congressman Doug LaMalfa

Representing the 1st District of California

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Feb 14, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after President Trump declared a federal emergency for the Oroville Dam spillway event as well as the flooding in the state caused by storms in January and February. Yesterday, Congressman LaMalfa and members of the California Delegation sent a letter to the President urging that he declare a Presidential Disaster Declaration of a Major Emergency for the Oroville Dam spillway incident that forced nearly 200,000 residents to evacuate from their homes. The federal disaster declaration directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide disaster relief efforts with 75% of the cost being funded by the federal government.
Feb 13, 2017 Press Release
(Oroville, CA) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after sending a letter to President Trump urging that he declare a Presidential Disaster Declaration of a Major Emergency after the Oroville Dam spillway suffered major damage, leading to an increased threat to public safety and causing widespread evacuations in the surrounding areas.
Feb 2, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.J. Res. 40, Providing for Congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act.
Feb 2, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump selected Neil Gorsuch as his nominee for the Supreme Court vacancy left by the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia.
Jan 25, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after President Trump announced a pair of executive orders to strengthen the U.S. border and curtail illegal immigration – including the construction of a wall along the southern border with Mexico.
Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act.
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 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 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.

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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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