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Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

Press Releases

Jan 11, 2019 Press Release
The FIND Trafficking Act would help Congress better understand how virtual currencies enable sex and drug trafficking

Washington, D.C. (January 11, 2019)— Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) and Rep. Ann Wagner (MO-02) introduced the Fight Illicit Networks and Detect (FIND) Trafficking Act of 2019 (H.R. 502).

Jan 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (January 9, 2019) — Today, Congressman Juan Vargas introduced H.R.358 the California New River Restoration Act of 2019. This bill will create a California New River Restoration program to build upon conservation and restoration efforts in the New River in both California and Mexico.

Dec 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (December 7, 2018) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement announcing the $20 million Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grant for the Imperial County Transportation Commission Project.

Dec 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (December 5, 2018) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement endorsing Leader Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives in the 116th Congress. 

Nov 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (November 25, 2018) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement today regarding the closure of the San Ysidro Port of Entry. 

Sep 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (September 14, 2018)— This week, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51), Rep. Thomas J. Rooney (FL-17), and Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced H.R. 6801 Rare Disease (RaD) Fund Act of 2018. The legislation would authorize a pilot program that allows the U.S.

Aug 15, 2018 Press Release
PedEast is the latest development of the greater San Ysidro Port of Entry Modernization Project

San Ysidro, CA. (August 15, 2018)—Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) attended the ribbon cutting ceremony of PedEast at the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry. The new structure is the latest development of the Port’s modernization project scheduled to be fully completed in 2019.

 

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.
Jun 27, 2018 Press Release
The Supreme Court has delivered a devastating blow to working people in America.
Jun 25, 2018 Press Release
To study the use of virtual currencies for illicit activities
Rep. Juan Vargas’ bipartisan bill, the Fight Illicit Networks and Detect (FIND) Trafficking Act of 2018 (H.R. 6069) passed unanimously in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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