Press Releases

Mar 26, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House failed to pass a veto message on H.J. Res. 46, which would override the President’s veto of a resolution to overturn the President’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border. A two-thirds majority vote in Congress is required to override a Presidential veto. The measure failed by a margin of 248-181. Congressman LaMalfa voted in opposition to overriding the President’s veto.
Mar 25, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after Attorney General William Barr delivered a letter to Congress detailing the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report.
Mar 22, 2019 Press Release
(Richvale, CA) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency to waive environmental regulations and speed up forest management prior to the next wildfire season, such as the removal of dead trees.
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Mar 20, 2019 Press Release
(Richvale, CA) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded an additional $1,148,738.77 in federal funding for Camp Fire recovery in Butte County.
Mar 18, 2019 Press Release
(Richvale, CA) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) is accepting submissions for the 2019 Congressional High School Art Competition. The theme for this year’s competition is May the Forest be With You: celebrating our renewable resources.
Mar 11, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after being presented with the John D. Dingell award for promoting labor-management cooperation in Congress. The award, named after the late Rep. John D. Dingell (D-MI) was presented by Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and the National Labor Management Public Affairs Committee (LAMPAC).
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Mar 8, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after opposing H.R. 1, the For the People Act, which passed the House with largely Democrat support.
Mar 7, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved $205 million in federal funds to reimburse costs for the Oroville Dam spillway repairs, but deemed $306 million in spillway reconstruction as not eligible for federal reimbursement.
Mar 6, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after introducing H.R. 1515, the High-Speed Refund Act. This legislation requires that any discretionary grant funds provided by the Department of Transportation (DOT) for high-speed rail (HSR) development in California be reimbursed to the Federal Government. The funds will then be used to significantly increase spending on important freight and highway projects.
Feb 28, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) and Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced the Sites Reservoir Project Act (H.R.1453) to provide federal support for the construction of Sites Reservoir and related water infrastructure in Colusa and Glenn Counties.

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