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Jul 30, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after voting in favor of a $2.1 billion emergency funding bill to reimburse the National Guard and Capitol Police.
 

Jun 30, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after voting against H. Res. 503, which created the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. LaMalfa opposed the previous Jan 6th commission because it was too partisan and limited in scope. This new committee is even more partisan.

Jun 22, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Congressman Doug LaMalfa made the following statement after receiving the Award for Conservative Achievement from the American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF). The ACUF is the host of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) and creates an annual Ratings of Congress. Members who scored 80% or higher on the scale were honored.

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, DC) –  Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) released the following statement after the House passed H. J. Res 17 which would retroactively remove the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.  This same bill was passed by the House in 2020 and was not considered in the U.S. Senate.

Dec 17, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) — Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) announced that he has nominated 14 North State residents as candidates to the United States Service Academies. The U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marines Academy each require a Congressional nomination in order to attend. The admissions process is highly competitive.
Dec 4, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) — Congressman Doug LaMalfa issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 3884, the MORE Act, which would deschedule marijuana and fully legalize and commercialize a schedule 1 narcotic. This bill would also expunge convictions for numerous federal marijuana-related offenses, extend Small Business Administration loans to marijuana companies while other small businesses struggle, and establish a new 5% commercial cannabis tax to create a slush fund for grants to benefit individuals who have been convicted of federal drug crimes.
Dec 1, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa issued the following statement after he, Congressman Bob Gibbs (OH-07), and Congressman Ted Budd (NC-13) introduced H.R. 8815, the Election Certainty Act, a bill that prioritizes election security by fortifying ballots and putting safeguards around the ballot collecting process. The bill comes as a response to widespread distrust of voting systems among many Americans. Recent polls continue to show that everyday Americans are losing trust in the electoral system, especially mailed ballots, and need to see that elections are fair and transparent. To address those concerns, this bill institutes common sense requirements that create a standard for mail in ballots.
Nov 2, 2020 Press Release
(Sacramento, CA) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after a State Superior Court tentatively ruled in favor of Assemblyman James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) and Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (R-Rocklin) and their lawsuit against Governor Gavin Newsom’s abuse of power. In the ruling, the Judge placed a permanent injunction against the Governor, preventing him from unilaterally making or changing state law during the remainder of his administration. Additionally, the Judge declared the Governor’s recent Executive Order that makes changes to the state election process unconstitutional.
Oct 21, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa issued the following statement after cosponsoring H.J.Res. 95, an amendment to the U.S. Constitution which would permanently set the number of U.S. Supreme Court Justices to nine. The proposed amendment states: “The Supreme Court of the United States shall be comprised of nine Justices.”
Aug 22, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 8015, the Delivering for America Act. H.R. 8015 would prohibit any short-term changes to the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) operations, from those in effect on January 1, 2020, that may potentially reduce service.

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