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Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

National Security

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Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC (July 26, 2018) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement today after the House voted to approve the National Defense Authorization Act.
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.
May 22, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 20, 2014) –Today, before the House Committee on Rules, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) is introducing an amendment to H.R. 4435, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).   The amendment would require the Secretary of Defense to conduct a comparative financial analysis, including expected cost savings, of West Coast homebasing options for the Joint Strike Fighter (F-35).  Currently, Naval Air Facility (NAF) El Centro and Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore are being considered.

May 21, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 20, 2014) –As a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) attended today’s hearing on “The Future of U.S.–Mexico Relations.”  During the hearing, he discussed the importance of funding the Calexico Port of Entry infrastructure project with U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary Roberta Jacobson.  Rep. Vargas released the following statement after the Committee hearing: