Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

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Aug 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC (July 6, 2016)—Today, Representative Juan Vargas (CA-51) and Representative Duncan Hunter (CA-50) introduced the “California New River Restoration Act of 2016” (H.R. 5629). This bipartisan bill improves restoration and conservation efforts in the New River in both California and Mexico through the creation of a California New River restoration program.

Apr 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC (April 27, 2016)Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51), in conjunction with the Democratic Committee on House Administration, announced a forum on military voting will be held in Chula Vista, CA on Friday, May 6th.

Mar 25, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC (March 25, 2016) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) led a group of 110 colleagues and dozens of supporting organizations in requesting funding for refugee assistance accounts from the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations.

Listed below are some of the submitted requests:

Mar 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC (March 21, 2016) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) is leading efforts to secure $248 million for Phase 2 of the Calexico West Land Port of Entry (LPOE) Reconfiguration and Expansion Project. President Obama’s Fiscal year 2017 budget includes this level of funding, which will be the final funds needed to complete the Calexico West LPOE.  

Mar 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC (March 16, 2016) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) and Rep. Dan Donovan (R-NY) introduced the “Wounded Warrior Housing Reform Act of 2016” (H.R. 4753).

Mar 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC (March 16, 2016) – Today, Representative Juan Vargas (CA-51) led and supported funding efforts to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations.

The following is a list of some of the requests Rep. Vargas worked on with his colleagues in Congress to push for funding:

Feb 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC (February 9, 2016) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) announced the inclusion of $248 million for the Calexico West Land Port of Entry (LPOE) reconfiguration and expansion project in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 budget released today.  If approved, the funding would be sufficient to complete the project.

Feb 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC (February 9, 2016) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Interior announced $3 million for the rehabilitation of the Salton Sea.

Feb 4, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC (February 4, 2016) - Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) co-hosted the National Prayer Breakfast this morning alongside Rep. Robert Aderholt (AL-4). Rep. Vargas welcomed over 3,400 guests at the Washington Hilton from 130 countries and 50 states.

Jan 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (January 19, 2016) — Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after the Supreme Court announced their plans to review an appeal of the Fifth Circuit's ruling on President Obama's Executive Actions on immigration. 

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