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Becerra & DeLauro Applaud SSA Decision On Benefit Verifications

July 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee, and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, released the following statement after the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced it would […]

VIDEO: House Democrats Discuss Child Migrant Humanitarian Crisis

July 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, and Congressman Joe Crowley (NY-14), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, were joined by  Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Border […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Applauds Confirmation of Julián Castro as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

July 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the Senate voted in bipartisan fashion 71-26 to confirm Julián Castro as the next Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): “I applaud the Senate for acting quickly to confirm Julián Castro as the next Secretary of […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra: Time To Build Together On Strong June Jobs Report

July 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the Department of Labor released the jobs report for June 2014 showing 288,000 new jobs: “There’s an especially good reason to celebrate this Fourth of July: 288,000 more Americans at work feeling good about their new jobs. “Our […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra on 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

July 2, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement on the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law: “Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and called on Americans to […]