Around the Capitol
No Hero Left Untreated
Very proud to announce that on June 28th I introduced the No Hero Left Untreated Act, which would help veterans recover from post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, chronic pain, and opiate addiction. Our veterans risked everything to protect our country and our values, and we owe them a tremendous debt. Now we have an opportunity to support and expand on promising technology that could bring relief to our heroes, and I am proud to be part of the effort to move forward with providing the best treatment for our veterans. More information here.
The No Hero Left Untreated Act would help vets recover

Cyber Security 
Last week I participated in a House Armed Services Committee hearing on military cyber operations. In an increasingly complex world with many complex threats, cyberattacks continue to be some of the most difficult to address. We must stay on the cutting edge of technology today so that we are secure tomorrow. Watch live here

Hope for the Future
Thank you to Grace Lim from Academy of the Canyons Middle College High School for stopping by my office last Wednesday to meet with me and discuss possible solutions to the opioid epidemic. Grace is in Washington, DC this week on a scholarship to participate in the prestigious National Congressional Workshop. Keep up the great work!
Grace from Santa Clarita in Washington, DC

Preventing Another Porter Ranch Gas Leak
HUGE news! Last week our gas leak prevention legislation was signed into law. The Natural Gas Leak Prevention Act will create adequate safety standards for natural gas storage facilities like Aliso Canyon in Porter Ranch and Honor Rancho in Santa Clarita. I am pleased and proud that this historic effort to increase safety at natural gas storage facilities was signed into law. More info here.
We must ensure incidents like the Porter Ranch gas leak never happen again 

Congressional Art Competition Winner
A very special congratulations to Qianjing Ma from West Ranch High School on winning this year's Congressional Art Competition! It was so great having you in DC. Keep making us proud!
Congratulations Qianjing! 

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.

 

Around the District
Lancaster Chamber
On Friday night I attended the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce Installation, where we installed a new Board. Thanks to Josh Mann for your leadership over the past year, and a warm welcome to Gina Rossall.
Congratulations to the incoming Board!

Well Deserved Recognition
I spent Saturday afternoon with Assemblymen Wilk and Lackey thanking Bishop Henry Hearns for his 51 years of service at the Living Stone Cathedral in Littlerock.
 
Thank you Bishop Hearns for your dedication

Coffee With Vets
I had a great time at Crazy Otto's Diner on Tuesday and Wednesday during the Coffee for Vets breakfasts. I spoke with some great men and women who served our country about how my office can provide assistance with the VA and about the No Hero Left Untreated Act, which you can read about here.
Discussing veterans benefits and our new bill

Medal Pinning
This week I had the honor of presenting and pinning medals on Korean War Veteran John Pelletier while his wife Beverly and grandchildren looked on. Thank you John for your service to our country.
An overdue honor for John Pelletier

Surprise Ceremony 
At a meet and greet in Santa Clarita on Tuesday, my old friend Charlie Beck, LAPD Police Chief, surprised me with friends and family to present me with my old badge from when I served with the LAPD. I am extremely thankful to my wife Lily, Doug Varner, Arif and Pam Halaby, the whole team at Total Financial Solutions, Chief Beck, and Carl and Jeri Goldman for putting this together- it means so much to me.
A special thanks to everyone who arranged this ceremony.

Patriotic Week at Rancho Simi Community Park
Today my office took part in Patriotic Week at Rancho Simi Community Park. Throughout the Summer, Rancho Simi Park District sponsors lunches for students and families. Each day, a different business or organization in the city sponsors a fun program for the day for the kids during their lunch. This week, leading up to July 4th, is Patriotic week.
A beautiful day for at Rancho Simi Community Park


Around the Corner
Grand Re-Opening of McAdam Park Pool
July 2, Noon 
William J. McAdam Park - 38115 30th Street East, Palmdale

Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast
July 4, 8:00-11:00AM
Lancaster Cemetery, 111 East Lancaster Boulevard, Lancaster

Santa Clarita Fourth of July Parade
July 4, 9:00AM
Old Town Newhall, 24336 Main Street, Newhall

Annual Fourth of July Celebration
July 4, 10:00AM-3:00PM
Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley

Fourth of July Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Division & Fireworks Extravaganza
July 4, 4:00PM
Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 2551 West Avenue H, Lancaster

Simi Valley Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza
July 4, 2:00-10:00PM
Rancho Santa Susana Community Park, 5005 Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley

Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Pancake Breakfast
July 4, 6:45-9:30AM
Roger Dunn Parking Lot, 24200 Main Street, Newhall

Fourth of July Fireworks Show
July 4, 9:15PM
Westfield Valencia Town Center, 24201 Valencia Boulevard, Valencia

Patriots Lunch for Veterans
July 6, 11:30AM
Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia


 
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