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:
Chula Vista, CA (March 8, 2013) – Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (D-51) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released reports indicating that the economy added 236,000 jobs in February and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent:
Imperial, CA (March 7, 2013) –Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) will deliver the “Woman of the Year” award to Imperial Valley resident Sara Griffen, on Friday, March 8, 2013 at 4:00 PM at the California Mid-Winter Fair- Imperial Valley Food Bank booth located at 200 E. 2nd St. in Imperial.
Washington, DC (March 6, 2013) – Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51), Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) and Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) joined in one strong, unified voice to demand that Speaker Boehner end sequestration and find a balanced, more humane approach to reduce the nation’s deficit. “We cannot stand by and willingly allow these draconian and ruthless cuts to take place,” stated Re
Washington, DC (February 15, 2013) –Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) has proudly opposed a H.R. 273, targeting federal employees, and in response, is cosponsoring H.R. 636, introduced by Rep. Connolly (VA-11), which would freeze pay for Members of Congress through the end of the 113th Congress in 2014.
Washington, DC (January 22, 2013) – Congressman Juan Vargas (D-CA) was appointed to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the House Committee on Agriculture earlier this month. He was confirmed to serve on the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa and the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade; and the Agriculture Subcommittee on Gen