Congressman Juan Vargas (D-CA) issued the following statement highlighting the work that has been done for California’s 51st Congressional District during his first 100 days in office:
Washington, DC (April 10, 2013) – Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51), Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), and Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced that $226 million for the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry Expansion Project was included in the budget released today by President Obama. This money would allow Phase II and Phase III of the project to move forward.
El Centro, CA (April 4, 2013) –Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) will deliver the “April Citizen of the Month” award to Imperial Valley resident Neil MacGaffey, on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 1:45 PM at the main entrance of Central Union High School, located at S.10th St., between
San Diego, CA (March 29, 2013) – Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51), Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), and Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) were joined by San Diego business leaders at Camino de la Plaza Bridge to advocate for the completion of the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry Expansion Project and to highlight the negative impact sequestration has on Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
Washington, DC (March 21, 2013) –Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) proudly joined Rep.
Washington, DC (March 21, 2013) –Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) proudly cosponsored H.R. 132, introduced by Rep. Cárdenas (CA-29), which honors the life and legacy of César E. Chávez, the civil rights activist who organized migrant and farm laborers in the western United States during the latter half of the 20th Century.
Washington, D.C. (March 19, 2013) –Congressman Juan Vargas (D-51) issued the following statement today to mark the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War:
Washington, DC (March 15, 2013) –Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) proudly cosponsored H.R. 858, the “Rural Housing Preservation Act”, introduced by Rep. Fortenberry (NE-1), which preserves the definition of “rural” until 2020 Census data is available, ensuring that over 900 rural communities in metro areas, like Imperial and Brawley, remain eligible for critical U.S.
National City, CA (March 14, 2013) –Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) will host a non-denominational testimonial event that will bring to light the desperate need for immigration reform. Rep. Vargas will be joined by Rep.
Congressman Juan Vargas (D-CA) issued the following statement today after Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released this year’s version of the House Republican budget: