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Jun 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (June 17, 2021) — This week, the Corporate Governance Improvement and Investor Protection Act, legislation led by Representative Juan Vargas (CA-51), passed out of the House of Representatives. This bill is a Financial Services Committee legislative package that will encourage corporate environmental and social responsibility.  

 

May 28, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 28, 2021) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement in honor of Memorial Day.  

 

May 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 19, 2021)—Rep. Juan Vargas released the following statement after his bipartisan bill, H.R. 3125 COVID-19 Emergency Medical Supplies Enhancement Act of 2021, passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 18, 2021) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement regarding the escalating violence in the Middle East:

May 12, 2021 Press Release
​Rep. Vargas also joined Rep. French Hill (AR-02) in introducing the Securing America’s Vaccines for Emergencies Act as an original cosponsor. Both bills amend the Defense Production Act to ensure the ensure the availability of medical supplies.

Washington, D.C. (May 12, 2021) –Rep. Vargas (CA-51) introduced the COVID-19 Emergency Medical Supplies Enhancement Act, along with original cosponsor Rep. French Hill (AR-02).

Apr 22, 2021 Press Release
The ESG Disclosure Simplification Act will require public companies to disclose certain environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters in annual filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission

Washington, D.C. (April 22, 2021) – Representative Juan Vargas' (CA-51) secured the passage of his bill, the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Disclosure Simplification Act, in the U.S.

Apr 20, 2021 Press Release

San Diego, CA (April 20, 2021) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts of murder over the death of George Floyd.  The charges include unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter.

Apr 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (April 1, 2021) – Today, Representative Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after introducing the Helen Fabela Chávez Memorial Post Office Bill, along with original co-sponsors Reps. Karen Bass (CA-37), Jim Costa (CA-16), Pete Aguilar (CA-51), Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), and John Garamendi (CA-3).

 

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (March 18, 2021) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after the House passage of H.R. 1603 Farm Workforce Modernization Act.

 

The legislation will provide an earned pathway to legalization for those who have and will continue working in agriculture, and improve the H-2A visa guestworker program with more modern procedures.

Mar 18, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Vargas introduced the Dream and Promise Act as an original co-sponsor on March 3, 2021

Washington, D.C. (March 18, 2021) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after the House passage of H.R. 6. Dream and Promise Act. 

 

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