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Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes Against Removing Environmental Safeguards for Keystone Pipeline

May 22, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 3, legislation which could eliminate environmental safeguards for the proposed Keystone pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast: “Americans need more clean energy to meet the needs of our 21st century economy, not […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes Against “Pay China First” Legislation

May 9, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after voting against H.R. 807, the “Pay China First” legislation: “America pays its bills and takes care of its own. Or at least it used to. With today’s vote on the so-called debt prioritization bill, not only […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Welcomes South Korean President Park Geun-Hye

May 8, 2013

Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after escorting President Park Geun-hye of South Korea to the well of the U.S. House of Representatives where she delivered remarks before a Joint Session of Congress: ”I’m honored to welcome President Park Geun-hye to the United States Congress. Her […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes Against “More Work, Less Pay” Act

May 8, 2013

Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after voting against the “More Work, Less Pay” Act (H.R. 140): “Congress should be fighting every day to strengthen the middle class, not weaken it. We should be putting forward proposals that create jobs and grow our economy, not this […]