Washington, D.C. (October 9, 2015) - Today, Rep. Thomas J. Rooney (FL-17) and Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) introduced the Rare Disease (RaD) Fund Act of 2015 (H.R. 3731). The creation of this Fund would transform the life sciences industry by implementing a novel financial structure for early stage development.
Washington, D.C. (October 8, 2015) - Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) introduced the Chicano Park Preservation Act (H.R. 3711). This bill instructs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a thorough study of Chicano Park in order to evaluate its national significance and determine the feasibility of the park becoming a National Historic Landmark.
Washington, D.C.- Rep. Juan Vargas celebrates the incredible achievements made by the Latino community in the U.S.
Washington, D.C.- September is Hunger Awareness Month. To partake in this movement, Rep. Vargas has committed himself to recognizing great organizations that strive to make a difference in the lives of the many people who suffer from food insecurity, through the below proclamation.
Washington, D.C.- On September 24th, Pope Francis will be participating in a joint session with Congress in Washington, D.C. at 9:00 am ET. For this occasion, each congressional office has been given 50 tickets to distribute to constituents who are interested in witnessing the historic visit.
Washington, DC- On July 23rd, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) joined Rep. Doug Collins (GA-9) in an International Religious Freedom Special Order; A bipartisan effort to bring freedom to those suffering and living in fear of persecution around the world for their religious beliefs and practices.
Washington, D.C. (June 11, 2015) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) joined Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard(HI-2), Congressman Joe Heck (NV-3), Senator Mazie Hirono (HI), and other legislators at a press conference to introduce legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino and Filipino-American veterans that fought for the U.S. military during World War II.
WASHINGTON, DC (July 10, 2015) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement after a bill he cosponsored, the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6), passed with wide bipartisan support in the U.S. House of Representatives:
WASHINGTON, DC (May 19, 2015) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) Issued the following statement about the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) program which would have gone into effect today as part of President Obama’s Immigration Executive Action:
Bill Requires Transparency in Corporations’ Supply Chains
WASHINGTON, DC (May 18, 2015) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) has introduced the Stop Blood Tomatoes Act of 2015 (H.R. 2385) in the U.S. House of Representatives.