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Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

Local Issues

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Mar 20, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Juan Vargas is leading the effort to request full funding for Phase 2 of the Calexico West Land Port of Entry (LPOE) reconfiguration and expansion project.
Mar 19, 2018 Press Release
Rep. Juan Vargas is leading a bipartisan effort to request funding for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) U.S. – Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program and the EPA's Office of International and Tribal Affairs, which supports vital programs such as the Border 2020 environmental program.
May 5, 2017 Press Release

San Diego, CA (May 5, 2017)—Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) will announce the CA-51 winners of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition in a reception with students and parents in Chula Vista.

Apr 14, 2017 Press Release

San Diego, CA (April 14, 2017)—Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) toured the areas affected by the recent sewage spill into the Tijuana River. Rep. Vargas has expressed strong support for essential Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) U.S.-Mexico border programs and is urging Congress to allocate $5 million in funding  for the U.S. Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Grant Program.

Jan 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 18, 2017)—Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) and Congressman Duncan Hunter (CA-50) introduced the California New River Restoration Act of 2017 (H.R. 438). 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.

Nov 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, the Chicano Park Preservation Act (H.R. 3711), a bill introduced by Congressman Juan Vargas in 2015, has moved out of the House Committee on Natural Resources on unanimous consent. The bill will be moving forward with the possibility of being considered on the House Floor before the end of the 114th Congress.