CHAIRMAN BECERRA STATEMENT ON MARCH JOBS REPORT

April 1, 2016

Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) released a statement following the March jobs report issued by the Department of Labor: “This is the 73rd month in a row that we have benefited from substantial growth in new jobs in our economy. 215,000 Americans found work in March. Our people and our economy are demonstrating their […]

CHAIRMAN BECERRA: ON CESAR CHÁVEZ DAY, WE CONTINUE HIS FIGHT FOR JUSTICE AND REMEMBER WORDS THAT RING TRUE TODAY: SÍ, SE PUEDE

March 31, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) released a statement in commemoration of the birthday of civil rights and labor leader Cesar E. Chávez: “Today, on what would have been the 89th birthday of Cesar Chávez, we continue the fight for justice that he started as an organizer in California. For millions of […]

CHAIRMAN BECERRA: DECISION DEMONSTRATES NEED FOR FULLY EMPANELED SUPREME COURT

March 29, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) released a statement following the announcement of a tied verdict in the case of Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, upholding the right of public sector unions to fund collective bargaining efforts benefitting all workers: “Today’s decision by the Supreme Court upholds the right of public sector […]

CHAIRMAN BECERRA: TIME FOR CONGRESS TO BUILD AND IMPROVE ON THE ACA – DOING NOTHING OR MAKING THINGS WORSE IS NOT A SOLUTION

March 23, 2016

Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) released a statement on the six-year anniversary of the signing into law of the Affordable Care Act. For photos of Chairman Becerra and House Democrats marking the anniversary of the law today, click here. “Having quality health insurance can be the difference between life or death, between economic security and […]

CHAIRMAN BECERRA, BICAMERAL TASK FORCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE SEND LETTER IN SUPPORT OF GREEN CLIMATE FUND IN FISCAL YEAR 2017 BUDGET

March 23, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) joined Congressman Chris Van Hollen (MD-08), Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52), and 67 of his colleagues in support of President Obama’s budget request for the Green Climate Fund, a multinational effort to address climate change. Congressman Van Hollen is the Co-Chair of the […]

CHAIRMAN BECERRA: SPEAKER RYAN, THERE IS NO NEED FOR YOU TO FILE AN OFFICIAL BRIEF BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT

March 17, 2016

Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) held a press call today with other House Democrats, including Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairwoman Linda T. Sanchez (CA-38), Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Chairwoman Judy Chu (CA-27), Congressional Hispanic Caucus Immigration Task Force Co-Chair Luis Gutierrez (IL-04), and Immigration Task Force Member Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) on today’s anti-immigrant […]

CHAIRMAN BECERRA: HR 4722 CHANGES THE RULES FOR THE CHILD TAX CREDIT AND UNFAIRLY PUNISHES TAX-FILING IMMIGRANT FAMILIES

March 16, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) released the following statement regarding today’s Ways and Means Committee markup of a slew of bills that would hurt working families, especially children: “The Child Tax Credit (CTC), one of the programs under attack today, has a proven record of helping working families.  In 2013, the CTC lifted […]

CHAIRMAN BECERRA: SENATE REPUBLICANS, DO NOT SHIRK YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITY TO ADVISE AND CONSENT

March 16, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Following President Obama’s announcement today of a nominee to the Supreme Court, Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) released the following statement: “I commend President Obama’s choice in nominating Merrick Garland, the esteemed chief justice on the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Court, to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. “The President has done his […]

CONGRESISTA BECERRA: LA GRAN DIFERENCIA ENTRE NOSOTROS Y LOS REPUBLICANOS EN EL CASO EE.UU. v. TEXAS

March 8, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – El Presidente del Caucus Demócrata, Xavier Becerra (CA-34), dio la siguiente declaración después de emitir junto con la Líder Nancy Pelosi, el Senador Harry Reid y 222 miembros del Congreso una opinión amicus curiae en apoyo a las acciones ejecutivas sobre inmigración del Presidente Obama: “Hoy, 186 Miembros de la Cámara de Representantes, incluyéndome a […]

CHAIRMAN BECERRA: THE BIG DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OUR APPROACH AND WHAT WE EXPECT FROM REPUBLICANS ON US v. TEXAS

March 8, 2016

Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) released a statement after joining Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and 222 additional Members of Congress in filing an Amicus Brief affirming President Obama’s immigration executive actions as lawful: “Today, 186 House Members, I among them, and 39 Senators filed an amicus brief — not at taxpayer […]