Chairman Xavier Becerra On The 51st Vote To Repeal & Undermine The Affordable Care Act

March 14, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Xavier Becerra, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement today after the House of Representatives voted for the 51st time to repeal or dismantle the Affordable Care Act, the nation’s health security law: “There appears to be no end in sight to House Republicans’ partisan games with Americans’ […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On Republican Efforts To Block Immigration Reform

March 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Xavier Becerra, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement today on H.R. 3973 and H.R. 4138: “House Republicans are doubling down on a strategy to defeat immigration reform. These two bills would disable the President’s ability to temporarily alleviate deportations and the separation of families. At the same, […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On 50th Vote To Repeal & Undermine The Affordable Care Act

March 5, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Xavier Becerra, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement today after the House of Representatives voted for the 50th time to repeal and undermine the Affordable Care Act, our nation’s health security law: “Does this bill put Americans back to work? No. Does it expand economic opportunities or […]

VIDEO: House Democratic Leaders Discuss Republicans’ 50th Vote To Undermine and Repeal the Affordable Care Act

March 5, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus Xavier Becerra (CA-34) and Vice Chair of Democratic Caucus, Joe Crowley (NY-14) called on House Republicans to take up votes on raising the minimum wage, extending unemployment benefits, guaranteeing equal pay for equal work and immigration reform, instead of a pointless 50th vote to repeal […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On President Obama’s Budget Proposal

March 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement on President Barack Obama’s FY 2015 budget proposal: “President Obama’s budget is a blueprint to build an economy that works for all Americans. I share the President’s priorities to grow our economy by investing in our infrastructure […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra Discusses House Democrats’ 2014 Legislative Agenda On C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal”

February 27, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, discussed House Democrats’ 2014 legislative agenda, including raising the minimum wage, renewing unemployment insurance, guaranteeing equal pay for equal work and reforming the broken immigration system, on CSPAN’s “Washington Journal” this morning. Watch the video below:

Chairman Xavier Becerra Votes Against H.R. 3865

February 27, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, delivered the following remarks on the floor of the House before voting against legislation (H.R. 3865) that would delay the IRS from developing new regulations concerning 501(c)(4) organizations: “I think the best way to describe this bill is to call it the […]

Chairman Xavier Becerra On Preview Of President Obama’s Budget

February 22, 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and Ranking Member of the Social Security Subcommittee, released the following statement on the White House’s preview of President Obama’s budget for fiscal year 2015: “President Obama has called on Congress to make this a year of action. One important […]

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 Nutrition Services For Working Families

January 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after voting against legislation (H.R. 2642) that slashes nutrition services for working families and their children: “The Farm bill was long in coming. Many of the reforms in the bill are a step in the right direction […]