|FLIGHT R&D Act Passes House
Last Monday, the House unanimously passed the FAA Leadership In Groundbreaking High-Tech Research and Development Act, a bill I introduced earlier this year. This measurewould authorize funding for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to study and utilize improvements in aerospace technology with the goal of advancing aviation safety, security, and economic competitiveness.
Aviation research and development means more jobs and more opportunities for our small businesses - especially in the Antelope, Santa Clarita, and Simi Valleys. I am glad that my colleagues are joining me in strengthening America’s aviation programs. When the aerospace community grows, our local economy thrives.
Water Legislation Moves Forward
Last week we took another step toward passing solutions for Californians suffering from the drought. H.R. 5538, the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for FY 2017, which includes provisions that would allow several key water storage projects in California to move forward, passed the House with my support. These projects, along with other initiatives to send water from the San Joaquin delta to Southern California, would go a long way in helping with our drought. Passing rational solutions to California’s historic drought is extremely important, and this is a golden opportunity to do exactly that. By supporting this measure, we are taking a huge step toward providing drought relief to Golden State residents.
Los Angeles Olympics 2024
I am a proud coauthor of House Concurrent Resolution 142, which expresses Congressional support for Los Angeles to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Last week the Resolution passed both the House and the Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support and is now official! I am confident in LA 2024’s ability to deliver the Olympic Games to the benefit of the Greater Los Angeles region and the entire United States.
Calling All Interns
My D.C. office is currently accepting applications for our Fall Internship Program. If you know anyone who is interested in politics or policy, enjoys a fun and fast-paced work environment, and is looking to improve their job skills in our nation's capital, tell them to check us out! For more information and to apply, visit my website here.
|SCV Backs the Blue! Pro-Law Enforcement Rally
July 22, 2:00-8:00pm
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, 23740 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia
Parent's Night Out
July 23, 5:30-9:30pm
Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia
Kiwanis Car Show
July 23, 8:00am-2:00pm
Sycamore Drive Community Center, 1692 Sycamore Drive, Simi Valley
Jazz on the Patio
July 24, 6:00pm
St. Francis, 280 Royal Avenue, Simi Valley
Hiring Fest at the America's Job Center of California
July 29, 9:00-11:30am
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, #250, Santa Clarita
July 29, 6:00-10:00pm
Luther Drive (between Soledad Canyon Road and Mandan Street), Canyon Country
National Night Out Simi Valley
July 30, 4pm
Your Block! More info here
Triumph Foundation Hosts Let’Em Roll Casino Night
July 30, 5:00pm
Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia
49er Day 2016 – 67th Annual Craft And Music Festival
July 30, 10:00am-12:00am
Lakes Community Center, 17520 Lake Elizabeth Road, Lake Hughes
2nd Annual Congressional Small Business Conference & Expo
August 3, Check-in 8:30am, Program 9:00am
The Centre, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita