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Congressman Doug LaMalfa

Representing the 1st District of California

Press Releases

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.
Apr 27, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) and Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) announced the introduction of HR 2170, the FARM Cost Reduction Act. This bipartisan legislation would lift a de facto prohibition on construction and repair of agricultural structures in areas designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as flood risks. Under current law, areas designated as Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA) generally require all new, expanded or repaired structures to be raised above potential flood level. In many areas in Northern California, however, such restrictions would require raising barns and silos upwards of ten feet, adding prohibitive costs and lessening the utility of the structures.
Apr 27, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order directing the Department of Interior (DOI) to review national monument designations made during the last 20 years under the Antiquities Act.
Apr 7, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after a United States military airstrike targeted a Syrian air base overnight. The attack was in retaliation to the use of chemical weapons by the Bashar al-Assad regime that left dozens of civilians dead and hundreds more wounded.
Apr 7, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the United States Senate voted to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court. As an Associate justice, Gorsuch will fill the seat left vacant by the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia.
Apr 6, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after announcing a town hall meeting to take place in Redding, California in April.
Apr 6, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after announcing a town hall meeting to take place in Oroville, California in April.
Apr 5, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the House voted to eliminate the sunset date for authorization of the Veterans Choice Program.
Apr 4, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressmen Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) introduced H.R. 1873, the Electric Reliability and Forest Protection Act, which 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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