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Congressman Doug LaMalfa

Representing the 1st District of California

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Jul 11, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the International Trade Commission (ITC) voted affirmatively that the U.S. ripe olive industry is suffering significant losses as a result of ripe olives from Spain being subsidized and sold in the U.S. at less than fair value. The Department of Commerce now will issue antidumping and countervailing duty orders on imports of Spanish olives.
Jul 10, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the White House announced President Trump signed Executive Grants of Clemency for Dwight Hammond, Jr., and his son, Steven Hammond. Dwight and Steven served time in jail for setting controlled burns that spread to small patches of public lands. After completing their sentence, prosecutors won an appeal, resulting in the Hammonds being resentenced to the 5-year mandatory minimum.
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Jul 9, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump selected Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for the Supreme Court vacancy left by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Jun 28, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 6157, the Department of Defense (DOD) Appropriations Act, 2019. This legislation fully funds the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2019, including an increase in funding to rebuild the military and the largest pay raise our troops have seen in 9 years (2.6%).
Jun 27, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after hosting Isabella McMurray, winner of this year’s Congressional High School Art Competition representing California’s 1st Congressional District. Her piece, titled “I am Columbia” will be displayed in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. for one year. Isabella attends Inspire School of Arts and Sciences in Chico, California.
Jun 27, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after leading a bipartisan group of California lawmakers in urging Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to resolve any issues that prevent biomass and waste-to-energy pathways from receiving the same level of support as other forms of energy production.
Jun 26, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after sending a letter to the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) along with State Senator Jim Nielsen and State Representative James Gallagher in response to DWR’s “Lake Oroville Community Update” in which it was announced water releases from Lake Oroville would be increased prior to the 4th of July Holiday week. This announcement came despite the fact that lower water levels could significantly inhibit recreation activity during the height of the Holiday season on Lake Oroville and potentially have a negative impact on the local economy.
Jun 26, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) and Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (R-MD) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court issued a decision in the case National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra. The case challenged a California state law, the Reproductive FACT Act (AB 775), which requires licensed medical centers that offer free, pro-life help to pregnant women to post written advertisements promoting the availability of free or low cost abortions subsidized by the state. It also requires non-medically licensed centers to note, in multiple languages, that they do not have a medical provider on staff. The Court ruled 5-4 to reverse both requirements.
Jun 21, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, known as the Farm Bill.
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Jun 21, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to keep undocumented immigrant families together, but continue “zero-tolerance” policy towards prosecuting illegal immigrants apprehended at the border.”

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