Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

Press Releases

Mar 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (March 19, 2015) – On Tuesday, March 23, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) will join his colleagues on the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for a Hearing regarding the role of the FDIC in Operation Chokepoint. 

Mar 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (March 19, 2015) – Yesterday, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) and a group of bipartisan legislators submitted letters urging the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies to fund essential health care programs for our nation’s veterans during the 2016 Fiscal Year.

Mar 12, 2015 Press Release

EL CENTRO, CA (March 12, 2015) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) hosted an orientation event on President Barack Obama’s Immigration Executive Action in El Centro last night. The event provided details and eligibility information to the public about the programs made available by the Immigration Executive Action that was announced November 20, 2014.

Mar 10, 2015 Press Release

SAN DIEGO, CA (March 10, 2015) — Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement after returning from the Civil Rights Pilgrimage in Alabama that took place March 6-8, 2015.  A bipartisan group of Members of Congress traveled to key landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham, Selma and Montgomery.

Mar 6, 2015 Press Release
Commemoration on the Edmund Pettus Bridge marks 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday

WASHINGTON, DC (March 6, 2015) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas is participating in the 15th Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage in Alabama. The event is taking place March 6-8, 2015 at various landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement. This trip is organized by the Faith and Politics Institute and is comprised of a bipartisan group of Members of Congress from both chambers.

Mar 5, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (March 5, 2015) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) announced the launch of the 2015 Congressional Art Competition.  Every year, the Congressional Institute holds a high school art competition throughout the country to recognize young artists and their work.  The winning art works from each congressional district are displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol.

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (March 3, 2015) — Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement after voting in favor of a clean Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill that passed in the U.S. House of Representatives today:

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (March 3, 2015) — Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement in honor of Women’s History Month, which is observed March 1-March 31, 2015:

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (January 20, 2015) — Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

Jan 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (January 14, 2015) — Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement after voting against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act of 2015. The bill is intended to fund the agency through September 30, 2015.

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