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Chairman Xavier Becerra on House Republican Draft Principles for Immigration Reform

January 31, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement in response to the House Republican draft principles for immigration reform: “I welcome House Republicans back to the debate to fix our broken immigration system. It’s been seven months since the Senate passed its bipartisan solution and […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes to Protect Women’s Health Rights & Protections

January 28, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C­ – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after voting against legislation (H.R. 7) that places restrictions on how women with private insurance can spend private dollars in purchasing health insurance. “Personal health decisions should be made between a woman and her doctor, not by […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On The Latest Republican Proposal To Punish Immigrant Families

January 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement regarding another Republican proposal, this time in the House, that would deny immigrant families an important tax credit: “Another week in the legislative calendar, another attack on the immigrant community. A new Republican bill in the House of […]

VIDEO: House Democrats Discuss a Real Agenda for Creating Economic Opportunity & Rewarding Work

January 14, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus Xavier Becerra (CA-34), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman Joe Crowley (NY-14) and Chairwoman of the Democratic Caucus Women’s Working Group Donna Edwards (MD-04) were joined by Melissa Boteach, Director of the Half in Ten and Poverty and Prosperity Program at the Center for American Progress, to […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra on Health Care Enrollment Report

January 14, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C­ – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report providing a first look at the demographics of the more than 2 million Americans who have selected plans through the state and federal health insurance […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On Republican Proposal That Punishes Immigrant Families

January 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus released the following statement on the Republican proposal to deny essential tax credits to immigrant families: “What an unjust, cynical, and cruel proposal on the part of Republicans. It would deny hard-working immigrant families the tax credits they have earned simply because […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Applauds President Obama’s Promise Zone Designation for Communities in Los Angeles

January 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C ­ Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after attending an event in the East Room of the White House where President Barack Obama announced that one of the Promise Zones will be located in Los Angeles and include communities in the 34th Congressional District […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On Senate Vote To Advance Emergency Unemployment Insurance

January 7, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the Senate vote to advance an extension of emergency unemployment insurance for over one million Americans: “I am encouraged that today the Senate cleared the first procedural hurdle on a bipartisan vote towards passage of emergency […]