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Congressman Doug LaMalfa

Representing the 1st District of California

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Jun 1, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $7,064,264.00 in grant funding to health centers in Northern California.
May 26, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after, upon Rep. LaMalfa’s request, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging a review of the Department of Justice’s decision to prosecute a court case involving California farmer John Duarte.
May 26, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed eight pieces of legislation to combat child abuse and exploitation.
May 26, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed seven pieces of legislation this week to improve service standards and oversight at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
May 19, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $3,373,222 in grant funding to health centers in Northern California.
May 4, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1644, the Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act. This comes in the wake of the communist state’s increased testing of nuclear weaponry and threats against the United States and its allies.
May 4, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed an amended version of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act.
May 3, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 244, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017, which passed the House today by a margin of 309-118. The appropriations bill allocates $1.16 trillion to fund for the federal government until September of 2017.
May 2, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) is accepting submissions for the 36th annual Congressional High School Art Competition. The theme for this year’s competition is The Thin Blue Line.
Apr 27, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after H.R. 1873, the Electric Reliability and Forest Protection Act, passed through the Natural Resources Committee. Congressman LaMalfa’s bill, introduced along with Rep. Schrader from Oregon, allows utility companies to more efficiently remove hazardous trees and other vegetation near a transmission lines to reduce the risk of wildfires.

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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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