Press Releases

Mar 11, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after voting against S. J. Res. 68, which prohibits the President from taking actions to defend America and its allies in the region against the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Mar 6, 2020 Press Release
(Paradise, CA) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after FEMA issued $1.7 million for the Children’s Community Charter School in Paradise, CA in order to replace 6 school buildings damaged during the Camp Fire.
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Mar 6, 2020 Press Release
(Alturas, CA) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) released the following statement after the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued $1.7 million as part of the Electric Loan Program to the Surprise Valley Electrical Corporation, which services nearly 6,500 people in Modoc County, CA as well as parts of Nevada and Oregon. This money will be used to purchase and make improvements to a headquarters facility for Surprise Valley Electrical Corporation and was issued after USDA announced that it would be investing $900 million to improve rural electric infrastructure across 16 states.
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Mar 5, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after voting in support of the House passed $7.8 billion Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental package for the U.S. response to coronavirus.
Feb 28, 2020 Press Release
(Rancho Tehama, CA) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after AT&T opened a cell tower in Rancho Tehama, CA. This comes after the 2012 Ponderosa Fires and the November 2017 shooting at Rancho Tehama Elementary School. Due to the lack of cell service in the area, Tehama County residents were unable to be notified of the danger. A representative from Congressman LaMalfa’s office attended the cell tower ribbon cutting ceremony on February 28th.
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Feb 26, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) released the following statement after the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed the Preventing Disaster Revictimization Act with his strong support. This bill would update current law to prevent FEMA from recollecting individual assistance funds from someone who has received a settlement claim.
Feb 25, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) released the following statement after the Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded $1.8 million to 3CORE, Inc. of Chico, California to establish a Revolving Loan Fund to generate 100 jobs and spur $6 million in private investment to wildfire-impacted Butte, Glenn, and Tehama counties.
Feb 21, 2020 Press Release
(Oroville, CA) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after FEMA announced that it would provide an additional $113 million in reimbursements to the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) for costs associated with the main spillway at Oroville Dam. This additional funding essentially covers the complete cost of the main spillway, which nearly failed in early February 2017. Beyond costs associated with the main spillway, FEMA has spent about $150 million on disaster recovery, including debris removal and mitigation of the Feather River.
Feb 20, 2020 Press Release
(Richvale, CA) — Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) released the following statement after announcing legislation that would reinstate and strengthen the Federal funding prohibition on needle programs that was repealed in the FY2016 Omnibus.
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Feb 19, 2020 Press Release
(Richvale, CA) – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) issued the following statement after the President and Interior Secretary David Bernhardt visited California to sign a Record of Decision formalizing biological opinions that would reduce water flushed to the San Francisco Bay and provide more water for wildlife refuges and California farmers’ irrigations systems.
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