Washington, DC – The House passed Congressman Brad Sherman’s amendment that prohibits the transfer of U.S. weapons to Azerbaijan unless the President certifies no threat to civil aviation. The initiative aims to limit Baku’s ability to act upon its standing threat to shoot down civilian aircraft operating out of Artsakh’s Stepanakert Airport.
Washington, DC – Today the House of Representatives passed an amendment, proposed by Congressman Sherman, which blocks the United States from selling nuclear power equipment to Saudi Arabia without strong safeguards to prevent Riyadh from building nuclear weapons.
Washington, DC – Congressman Sherman secured significant nonproliferation commitments from Energy Secretary Rick Perry today at a hearing of the House Committee on Science, Technology, and Space.
Washington, DC – In an appearance today before the House Committee on Science, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry agreed to visit the contaminated Santa Susana Field Lab at the request of Congressman Brad Sherman. Secretary Perry acknowledged the slow response and lack of progress in cleaning up the site.
Sherman Oaks – Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), who worked with former U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and others in securing federal funds for the additional northbound lane on the 405, issued the following statement on the five-year anniversary of the opening of the new lane:
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) formally requested that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) investigate how the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has responded to community noise concerns in major metropolitan areas.
Mark Zuckerberg wants to prove he really cares about protecting privacy – by creating a platform perfectly positioned to provide privacy to drug dealers, tax evaders, and terrorists. Facebook still resists efforts to protect the privacy of average Americans from data mining and data sales.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressmen Brad Sherman (D-CA), David Kustoff (R-TN) and a bipartisan group of 41 House members sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, requesting that he provide answers on how the Fed might better protect homebuyers from the growing threat of real estate wire fraud.
Sherman Oaks – On Saturday, Congressman Brad Sherman hosted a Valley Town Hall at Granada Hills Charter High School.