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Congressman Doug LaMalfa

Representing the 1st District of California

Infrastructure

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May 23, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018. The legislation was agreed to unanimously in committee and will head to the House floor for final consideration in the coming weeks.
Feb 27, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale), State Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Red Bluff), and State Assemblyman James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) recommended providing $33.3 million for water infrastructure projects in accordance with the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act – which was signed into law in December of 2016. DOI recommends the use of these funds to complete the decades-old feasibility study for Sites Reservoir, among other projects.
Feb 20, 2018 In The News

On Feb. 12, 2017 after weeks of rain, Oroville residents received an emergency notification to leave their homes as quickly as possible and seek shelter. The Oroville Dam reached maximum capacity in prior days, and on that Sunday its main spillway was predicted to possibly fail within hours.

Feb 15, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans held a hearing titled “The State of our Nation’s Water and Power Infrastructure.” Jim Watson, General Manager of the Sites Project Authority, testified as a witness at the hearing.
Feb 6, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressmen Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) and John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, Davis, Yuba City, CA) issued the following statement after sending a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) seeking clarification on the agency’s authority to provide public funding for repairs of the Oroville Dam spillway. The State of California has requested FEMA to reimburse 75% of the estimated $870 million price tag, but in previous correspondence with Congress, FEMA has expressed ambiguity over whether it has the authority to fund these type of repairs.
Jan 30, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump delivered his first official State of the Union Address to Congress.
Dec 20, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced a $493,695 grant will be awarded to California State University (CSU) Chico Research Foundation. The purpose of the grant is to development broadband framework, process, and strategy that supports entrepreneurship and job creation in the region.
Nov 13, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded $51,063,532 for California transportation infrastructure repairs, including forest service road repairs in the 1st district.
Nov 13, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after leading a delegation of North State leaders in Washington, D.C., including State Senator Jim Nielsen, State Assemblyman James Gallagher, Butte County Supervisor Bill Connelly, Oroville Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sandy Linville, and Yuba City Economic Director Darin Gale, met with a variety of federal agencies and highlighted the wide array of impacts the spillway failure has had on the region.
Nov 8, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 3043, the Hydropower Policy Modernization Act, which promotes hydropower development, streamlines licensing, and creates jobs.