Other Domestic Issues
More on Other Domestic Issues
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) introduced The Medical Travel Assistance to Protect Women's Right to Choose Act. This legislation will support women living in states that have enacted abortion bans by providing funding to travel to states where they can access full reproductive healthcare.
Los Angeles, California – Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), member of the House Committee on Science and Space, helped commemorate the completion of Aerojet Rocketdyne’s major expansion of its San Fernando Valley facility that will play a critical part in the future of NASA and human space exploration.
Congressman Brad Sherman announced that nearly $9 million in federal funds for projects in the San Fernando Valley have been included in legislation passed by the House of Representatives.
This week the House passed a package of funding bills, which included a dozen community projects requested by Congressman Sherman.
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.
Washington, D.C. -- Today, the House passed S.J.Res. 14, a joint resolution that will strengthen regulation of methane emissions.
“This is an important step but more needs to be done,” Congressman Sherman said of today’s vote. “The Aliso Canyon blowout demonstrated the need for strong regulation of natural gas storage facilities.”
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.
Washington, D.C. – In a hearing before the House Committee on Science, Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm acknowledged the Department of Energy’s duty to clean up contaminated sites, including the Santa Susana Field Lab. In response to questioning by Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), Secretary Granholm said Santa Susana Field Lab cleanup “is a priority” and acknowledged the lack of compliance with past cleanup commitments.
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY — Today, Brad Sherman (CA-30) and Congressmen Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) announced more than $196 million in emergency funding for colleges and universities in the San Fernando Valley under the American Rescue Plan. The funding will help local institutions cope with the severe financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and continue serving their students safely.
Congressman Brad Sherman joined Representatives Cori Bush, Sean Casten, Jason Crow, Pramila Jayapal and many other House Democrats to call on the Senate to end the filibuster. See their letter here.
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.