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Congressman Doug LaMalfa

Representing the 1st District of California

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May 24, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) testified at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing regarding the California ripe olive industry and the damage being done by dumping of ripe olives from Spain. Last year, Congressman LaMalfa led a bipartisan letter to Department of Commerce Secretary Ross in support of the U.S. ripe olive industry’s import relief petition against unfairly traded ripe olives from Spain.
May 24, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5515 the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2019. This legislation increases funding to rebuild the military and provides the largest pay raise for our troops in 9 years (2.6%).
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.
May 22, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed S. 204, the Right to Try Act, which would allow very sick or terminally ill patients to request access to drugs and treatments that have yet to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). After a similar bill passed the House in March, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer blocked the bill from Senate consideration. The Senate then passed their own bill, S. 204, with unanimous consent. After passing the House, this legislation will now be sent to the President’s desk.
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May 21, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House passed a package of 14 bills to improve the quality of care and service that veterans receive.
May 18, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House failed to pass H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, known as the Farm Bill.
May 17, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after meeting with Lassen County District Attorney Stacey Montgomery, who joined a group of California leaders at the White House to discuss efforts to nullify California’s unconstitutional Sanctuary State policies.
May 17, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House unanimously agreed to an amendment to H.R. 2, otherwise known as the Farm Bill, offered by Congressman LaMalfa. The amendment aims to streamline and expedite the regulatory framework necessary to utilize federal lands for broadband infrastructure deployment and improve broadband coverage in Rural America. Final passage of H.R. 2 is scheduled for a floor vote on Friday.
May 10, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after meeting with U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, newly appointed USDA Interim Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen, and bipartisan members of the House and Senate.
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May 8, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday a decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran Nuclear deal.

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