Press Releases

Aug 11, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa introduced two pieces of legislation in response to the growing push to normalize early and aggressive medical interventions ranging from puberty-blocking drugs to surgeries for children who identify as transgender. Both the Protecting Children from Experimentation Act and the End Taxpayer Funding of Gender Experimentation Act aim to protect children and conscience rights.
Aug 7, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA-01) and Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20) announced the introduction of the Emergency Wildfire and Public Safety Act. This bipartisan bill will help protect the West from catastrophic wildfires by implementing wildfire prevention projects, sustaining healthier forests, and providing important energy and retrofitting assistance to businesses and residences to protect from future risks of wildfire. Original cosponsors of the legislation include Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-MT-At Large), Congressman Jim Costa (D-CA-16), Congressman Josh Harder (D-CA-10), Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA-03), Congressman TJ Cox (D-CA-21), and Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24). The Senate companion bill is being led by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Senator Steve Daines (R-MT).
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Aug 3, 2020 Press Release

(Dunsmuir, CA) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) announced a $7,934,000 loan and a $2,285,000 grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development for the City of Dunsmuir. These funds will help replace and upgrade the water distribution system, including replacing 25,000 feet of troublesome, even failing, waterlines and 40 new fire hydrants. 

Jul 31, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 7617, the Defense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy, Water Development, Financial Services, General Government, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development appropriations package.
Jul 29, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 7575, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), with Congressman LaMalfa’s support. This biennial legislation authorizes water projects across the United States, and reforms programs within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Office. Army Corps projects improve America’s ports and harbors, inland waterway navigation, levees, dams and other water-related infrastructure.
Jul 29, 2020 Press Release
(Klamath Falls, OR) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa issued the following statement after the Bureau of Reclamation announced an initial $1.2 million investment in new science for the Klamath Project. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt and Commissioner of Reclamation Brenda Burman visited the Klamath Basin on July 9 to meet with farmers, ranchers, community officials, and other stakeholders at the request of Congressman LaMalfa.
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Jul 29, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) recently announced three grants totaling $3,538,721 from the Federal Aviation Administration for Dunsmuir Municipal-Mott, Red Bluff Municipal, and Rogers Field in Chester. These funds were made available by H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Support (CARES) Act which he supported earlier this year.
Jul 28, 2020 Press Release
(Paradise, CA) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa issued the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $3,440,574 to the Paradise Irrigation District as a result of damage incurred due to the Camp Fire in 2018.
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Jul 24, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa issued the following statement after his rural broadband and veterans’ affairs provisions were included in H.R. 7608, and subsequently passed the House.
Jul 22, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 2214, the NO BAN Act, and H.R. 5581, the Access to Counsel Act. H.R. 2214 limits the President’s executive power to suspend or restrict immigration to if it is detrimental to America’s national security. H.R. 5581 would provide a right to access counsel for any traveler referred to secondary inspection at a port of entry, including dangerous foreign nationals. The Congressional Budget Office estimates the cost of these immigration bills would be more than $1 billion.

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