Congressman Juan Vargas

Representing the 51st District of California

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Mar 10, 2015 Press Release

SAN DIEGO, CA (March 10, 2015) — Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement after returning from the Civil Rights Pilgrimage in Alabama that took place March 6-8, 2015.  A bipartisan group of Members of Congress traveled to key landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham, Selma and Montgomery.

Mar 6, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (March 6, 2015) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas is participating in the 15th Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage in Alabama. The event is taking place March 6-8, 2015 at various landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement. This trip is organized by the Faith and Politics Institute and is comprised of a bipartisan group of Members of Congress from both chambers.

Mar 5, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (March 5, 2015) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) announced the launch of the 2015 Congressional Art Competition.  Every year, the Congressional Institute holds a high school art competition throughout the country to recognize young artists and their work.  The winning art works from each congressional district are displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol.

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (March 3, 2015) — Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement after voting in favor of a clean Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill that passed in the U.S. House of Representatives today:

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (March 3, 2015) — Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement in honor of Women’s History Month, which is observed March 1-March 31, 2015:

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (January 20, 2015) — Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

Jan 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (January 14, 2015) — Today, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) issued the following statement after voting against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act of 2015. The bill is intended to fund the agency through September 30, 2015.

Nov 26, 2014 Press Release

San Diego, CA (November 26, 2014) – Today, Rep. Juan Vargas applauds federal grant funding awarded to Family Health Centers of San Diego and San Ysidro Health Center in San Diego County, and Campesinos Unidos, INC. in Imperial County.

Nov 25, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (November 25, 2014) —Rep. Juan Vargas, serving on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittees on the Middle East and North Africa, and on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade, issued the following statement on the extension of Iran nuclear negotiations:

Sep 29, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC (September 29, 2014) Today, Representative Juan Vargas (CA-51) is leading a bipartisan group of more than 20 Representatives from across the United States to send a letter to President Obama urging the Administration to resume in-county processing at the US Consulate in Erbil, Iraq as part of their humanitarian response to the atrocities taking place against religious minorities

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