Around the Capital
Youth Constituent Visitors
Wednesday in DC Noah and Emily, both constituents, visited my office. We talked about ways to help our veterans and how young people can get involved in the government process. I talked to them about the importance of serving our community and the role I play as their Member of Congress. They are both very bright and represent the youth of our district well!

Thanks for stopping by my office!

My Bill Passes Committee
Thank you to the House Science, Space and Technology Committee for unanimously approving H.R. 2763, the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Improvements Act of 2017. This bill will open doors to small business innovation and research. Read the full release here.

Ippolito Family Visit
It was great having the Ippolito family visit my DC office today from Santa Clarita. They were full of enthusiasm and ready for their adventures in our Nation’s capital. Their daughter has been choosing themes for each day of their vacation and today’s theme, as you can tell by their t-shirts, was Star Wars day! I hope you enjoy your vacation and as Obi Wan once said, "Remember...the Force will be with you, always."
Ippolity Family visits my office in DC

Aeronautics Innovation Act of 2017
Friday I introduced the Aeronautics Innovation Act of 2017 that will create funding for NASA Aeronautics research and innovation. For more information, click here to read my release. 

VA Accountability Act Becomes Law
The VA Accountability Act is officially law! It is time we put our Veterans first by providing the best care and protections possible. I congratulate my colleagues in the House and Senate for crafting and passing this essential piece of legislation that is now law.
VA Accountability Act Becomes Law!


Around the District
Placerita Fire
Yesterday, the Placerita Fire, caused by a car crash, closed down the 14 Freeway and caused hundreds of mandatory evacuations. The fire burned 870 acres including structures in Disney Ranch. As we continue through fire season, please be extra cautious and aware of your surroundings. 

Lancaster Chamber of Commerce
On June 16 we celebrated the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce Installation of new board members. We honored outgoing Chairwoman Regina Rossall for all of the hard work she had done for the Chamber during her time as Chair and congratulated incoming Chairwoman Monica Grado. The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce is an excellent resource for the businesses in our community and I look forward to the work Chairwoman Grado has in store for the organization.

Elected Officials and representatives of Lancaster Chamber of Commerce

St. Francis Dam Memorial Bill Update
Thank you to the Santa Clarita City Council for expressing support for my bill H.R. 2156 commemorating the victims of the St. Francis Dam. I look forward to its approval from the House Natural Resources Committee in the following weeks. Click here to see their support post!

Local Cooling Centers
Summer has arrived! Please be safe and cautious during these high temperatures and make sure you're staying cool and hydrated. Here are some websites to view where the closest cooling center is to you! For Ventura County information click here. For Los Angeles County information click here.

Be safe during this hot weather!

Palmdale Chamber of Commerce
June 21 my staff attended the Palmdale Chamber of Commerce Luncheon and heard from Supervisor Kathryn Barger. The Supervisor is committed to our veterans, small business and jobs for her constituents. I look forward to continuing to work on these and other important issue in the future.
LA County Supervisor, Kathryn Barger
 
Boys and Girls Club of Simi Valley Dinner
Last night my staff attended the 39th Annual Boys and Girls Club of Simi Valley Dinner. Thank you to the board and staff for all you do for the youth in Simi Valley!
Boys and Girls Club of Simi Valley Dinner
 

Around the Corner
PTSD Awareness, Raising Awareness
Tuesday June 27, 11:00 am- 1:00 pm
Antelope Valley College; Library Plaza

American Red Cross Blood Drive
Wednesday June 28, 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lancaster United Methodist Church, 918 W. Avenue J, Lancaster

Free Musical Comedy Performances
Thursday and Friday June 29 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm; June 30 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi, Simi Valley

Veteran Entrepreneurship Series: Pt 1 & 2
Friday June 30 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
University Center at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd. Rm 223, Santa Clarita 

Swim Beach Open Weekends
Friday June 30, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Castaic Lake, 32132 Castaic Lake Drive, Castaic

Movies in the Park; Rogue One- A Star Wars Story
Friday June 30, 8:00 pm
Hart Park Picnic Grounds, 24151 Newhall Avenue, Santa Clarita

 
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