Stories tagged: "Rep. Harley Rouda"

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Rep. Harley Rouda’s Plan to Improve Water Quality Included in Major Infrastructure Bill

Rep. Harley Rouda got legislation to reduce airplane emissions and modernize how towns and cities improve water quality included in a infrastructure bill that passed the House this month. The Moving Forward Act is designed to improve the nation’s infrastructure, create jobs, combat the climate crisis and address disparities in America.  “With a historic number...

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Rep. Rouda Meets With Small Businesses to Hear What They Need Amid Pandemic

Rep. Harley Rouda (D-CA) recently teamed up with non-profit organization Nailing It for America to discuss how nail salons and other beauty supply shops should approach reopening amidst the coronavirus pandemic.  According to the Nailing it for America organizers, Rouda is the first elected official to meet with them.  “Going forward,we’re going to continue to...

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Rep. Harley Rouda Announces More Than $17 Million For Orange County Colleges and Universities

Rep. Harley Rouda announced colleges and universities in his district will receive more than $17 million in emergency grants to help recover from the coronavirus pandemic.  The funding comes from the CARES Act, passed by Congress in March, and will go to eight colleges and universities within Rouda’s district. At least half of the funding...

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Rep. Harley Rouda Calls on Administration To Do More to Fight Coronavirus Scams

Rep. Harley Rouda wants Americans to be protected against increasingly common COVID-19 phone scams by strengthening the government’s ability to fight con artists.  In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission and Department of Justice, Rouda urged federal officials to take action against a growing number of scams targeting Americans.  The letter notes that nearly...

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Rep. Harley Rouda Advocates For More Direct Assistance For Small and Mid-Size Cities

Rep. Harley Rouda wants to make sure cities with fewer than 500,000 people are able to get federal assistance to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

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Rep. Harley Rouda Calls For a Nationwide Stay-at-Home Order to Fight Coronavirus Faster

Rep. Harley Rouda would like to see stay-at-home orders in all 50 states to slow down the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the economy can open back up as soon as possible. Rouda sent a letter to the National Governors Association this week, urging officials to take critical measures to slow down and stop the...

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Rep. Harley Rouda Highlights Importance of ACA During Pandemic

California Rep. Harley Rouda marked the tenth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act this week by highlighting how important expanded insurance access is in the middle of the novel coronavirus pandemic. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, people without health insurance are less likely to seek medical help than people who are insured. And experts...