Washington, D.C. (September 17, 2019) – Today, Rep. Vargas (CA-51) and Rep. Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) sent a letter to the Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources requesting a Congressional hearing on the federal government’s responsibility to manage and mitigate the declining water levels and dust exposure at the Salton Sea.
Washington, D.C. (September 16, 2019) – Rep. Juan Vargas released the following statement:
“I am honored to join my colleagues as a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, (CPC) which reflects the diversity and strength of the American people. The CPC addresses the needs and aspirations of all Americans while delivering justice for all.
Washington, D.C. (September 13, 2019) – Rep. Juan Vargas released the following statement after sending a letter to the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) inquiring about the recent spills and the amount of time it has taken for them to notify the public:
SAN DIEGO, CA (August 12, 2019) – Today, Rep.
CHULA VISTA, CA. (July 22, 2019) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) along with Reps. Susan Davis (CA-53), Scott Peters (CA-52), and Mike Levin (CA-49), hosted a press conference to announce the introduction of their Tijuana River Valley Pollution Solution bill package. The combined legislation would further support mitigation efforts in the region.
Helen Fabela Chávez was born and raised in the Imperial Valley
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 18, 2019) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) introduced a bipartisan bill to rename the U.S. Post Office located at 401 Main Street in Brawley, California, after American labor activist, Helen Fabela Chávez.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 16, 2019) – Rep. Juan Vargas issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s new rule to deny asylum protections for those who transit through a third country to seek asylum in the United States:
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 26, 2019) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) announced House passage of $85 million in federal funding he requested for the completion of the Calexico West Land Port of Entry (LPOE) Reconfiguration and Expansion Project. With this additional funding, Rep.
WASHINTON, D.C. (June 24, 2019) – Today, the House of Representatives adopted Rep. Juan Vargas’ (CA-51) amendment to the fiscal year 2020 minibus funding bill.
The letter was co-signed by 24 members
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 24, 2019) – Rep.