Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

Press Releases

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. 

Jan 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (January 13, 2016) — Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after President Obama’s State of the Union address.

Jan 5, 2016 Press Release

El Centro, CA (January 5, 2016) - Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) is pleased to welcome, Tomás Oliva, Senior Field Representative, to his team. Tomás will lead Representative Vargas’ Imperial County Office, located at 380 North 8th Street, El Centro, California 92243.

Jan 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC (January 05, 2016) - Representative Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement on President Obama's Executive Actions to reduce gun violence:

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC (December 18, 2015) - Representative Juan Vargas (CA-51) voted in favor of the $1.15 trillion government spending bill voted on and approved by the House of Representatives today. Over 100 programs supported by Rep. Vargas were included in the bill. Rep.

Dec 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC (December 08, 2015) - Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) is leading a group of 38 Representatives from across the United States in sending a letter to President Obama requesting he increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the FY2017 budget request.

Dec 4, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC (December 04, 2015) - Representative Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement on the recent findings from the International Atomic Energy Agency's report on the possible military dimensions of Iran's nuclear program:

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