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Congressman Brad Sherman

Representing the 30th District of CALIFORNIA

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Dec 3, 2005 Press Release

VAN NUYS - Congressman Brad Sherman on Saturday saluted more than 50 soldiers of the 311th Corps Support Command Army Reserve unit based in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan.

œI am grateful for the service and sacrifices made by citizen soldiers called up for active duty, Sherman said.

Nov 29, 2005 Press Release

SHERMAN OAKS - Congressman Brad Sherman said home buyers in the San Fernando Valley will benefit from a higher cap announced Tuesday on the value of mortgages that may be purchased by government-backed enterprises designed to encourage home ownership. 

Nov 18, 2005 Opinion-Editorial

 Californians would bear the brunt of higher taxes on middle-class homeowners under a White House panel's plan to severely curb mortgage interest deductions.

The nine-member President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform recommended limiting the mortgage deduction as part of a proposal ostensibly designed to streamline the current income tax code.

Nov 18, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - House Republicans are poised to hand out more tax breaks for the wealthy after voting 217 to 215 early Friday to cut $50 billion from student loans and health care for seniors, the disabled and poor. 

Nov 18, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The House on Friday approved nearly $1 million for transportation and economic development projects in the San Fernando Valley, Congressman Brad Sherman announced.

Nov 17, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - In a stinging rebuke to Republican leaders, the House on Thursday voted down a bill to cut $1.5 billion from critical education, health care and job training programs.

Nov 17, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Census Bureau has agreed to a request by Congressman Brad Sherman to compile demographic data about the San Fernando Valley next year.

The Census Bureau had wanted to wait until the next decade to report on the Valleys population and economic data, but Sherman pressed the director to speed up the process.

Nov 16, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday considered legislation by Congressman Brad Sherman to offer tax relief to individuals who donated to relief groups helping victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Nov 10, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON “ In an embarrassing rebuff, House Republican leaders Thursday were forced to scrub a scheduled vote on a budget that would slash spending on student loans and cut health care for seniors, the disabled and the poor. 

œThis budget was so bad that some of Speaker Hasterts usually loyal band of lockstep yes-men said ˜No, Congressman Brad Sherman said.

Nov 9, 2005 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The House on Wednesday voted for proposals by Congressman Brad Sherman to restore the Bull Creek channel in the Sepulveda Basin and to fund youth programs in Northridge and Van Nuys.

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