Congressman Brad Sherman

Representing the 30th District of CALIFORNIA

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Jul 1, 2021

Congressman Brad Sherman announced that nearly $900,000 in federal funds for projects in the San Fernando Valley have been advanced by Congressional panels.  

This week the House Appropriations Committee advanced both the Interior and Financial Services federal funding bills, which included two community projects requested by Congressman Sherman. 

The funds requested by Congressman Sherman are to both provide technical assistance to small businesses in the San Fernando Valley and to reduce fire risks in our region while also restoring public park land.

Jun 11, 2021

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Brad Sherman announced today that the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved more than $21 million for San Fernando Valley road improvements and mass-transit projects requested by Congressman Sherman.  The bill now heads to the House floor where passage is expected, and then to the Senate. 

May 18, 2021

Washington, DC – On Tuesday, May 18, the House passed bipartisan legislation led by Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), Chair of the House Subcommittee on Investor Protection and Capital Markets, and Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX) to make it easier for homebuyers to purchase a home with a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage. H.R. 3008, the Homebuyer Assistance Act of 2021 would do this by reducing a number of hurdles which appraisers currently face before they are allowed to perform appraisals for home purchases financed by an FHA mortgage.

Apr 15, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) applauded the decision by President Biden today to impose new sanctions against Russia, policy which closely parallels legislation advanced by Congressman Sherman and Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) starting in 2019. This action by the President makes clear that the United States will act firmly and forcefully to hold Russia accountable for its aggression against the United States and other nations.

Apr 14, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) testified today before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, urging them to include additional federal funding in the upcoming Infrastructure bill for a subway through and improvements to the Sepulveda Pass. 

Mar 9, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today the House passed the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, which protects workers’ right to organize a union and bargain for higher wages and better benefits. Congressman Sherman applauds Chairman of the Education & Labor Committee, Bobby Scott, for including a provision in the PRO Act that eliminates so-called ‘right-to-work’ laws nationwide.

Mar 5, 2021

Investors on U.S. stock exchanges deserve not only independent audits, but oversight of the auditors.

The Kennedy-Sherman bill requires Chinese companies listed on American exchanges to allow the same Public Company Auditor Oversight Board supervision of their auditors as companies from the U.S. and most of the world.

Mar 1, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), who Chairs the Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets, and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) introduced the Access to Credit for Small Businesses Impacted by the COVID–19 Crisis Act of 2021.

Dec 22, 2020

Washington, D.C. – Late last night the House and Senate passed a major provision of Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick’s (R-PA) H.R. 6789, the Access to Credit for Small Businesses Impacted by the COVID-19 Crisis Act, as included in H.R. 133, legislation to fund the federal government and provide over $900 billion in emergency assistance.

Dec 18, 2020

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen and Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-Ohio) released the following statements regarding the signing of their bipartisan Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act into law.