Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

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Aug 4, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (June 11, 2015) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) joined Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard(HI-2), Congressman Joe Heck (NV-3), Senator Mazie Hirono (HI), and other legislators at a press conference to introduce legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Filipino and Filipino-American veterans that fought for the U.S. military during World War II.

Aug 4, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (July 10, 2015) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement after a bill he cosponsored, the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6), passed with wide bipartisan support in the U.S. House of Representatives:

May 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 19, 2015) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) Issued the following statement about the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) program which would have gone into effect today as part of President Obama’s Immigration Executive Action:

May 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 18, 2015) – Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) has introduced the Stop Blood Tomatoes Act of 2015 (H.R. 2385) in the U.S. House of Representatives.

May 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (May 18, 2015) — Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Head Start, which is observed May 18-May 21, 2015:

May 5, 2015 Press Release

San Diego, CA (May 5, 2015) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas congratulates Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, Inc. in Brawley, California for receiving $691,667 in federal grant funding. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $101 million in Affordable Care Act funding for 164 community health care centers throughout 33 states.

May 5, 2015 Press Release

CHULA VISTA, CA (May 5, 2015) – Yesterday, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) hosted a reception for students, parents and community members to announce the winner of the 51st Congressional District’s Annual Congressional Art Competition.

Apr 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (April 24, 2014) –Rep. Vargas (CA-51), along with Rep. Susan Davis (CA-53) and Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52), sent a letter this week to  Chairman Miller and Ranking Member Corrine Brown of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs in support of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs’ (USDVA) Work-Study program at State Veterans Homes.

Apr 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (April 13, 2015) — Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement in honor of National Volunteer Week:

Apr 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (April 13, 2015) —Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Week:

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