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Duarte Votes for Continuing Resolution to Keep the Government Open

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman John Duarte (CA-13) issued the following statement on voting to keep the government open. "Since entering Congress, I’ve voted for every Continuing Resolution to keep the government open and working for the families in my District. My vote on today’s agreement is an important step to minimize disruptions to federal programs that our communities…

Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) Supports Rep. Duarte’s Anti-Drug Bill

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WASHINGTON — Today, the Peace Officers Research Association of California announced their support for Congressman John Duarte’s new bill which seeks to combat the spread of fentanyl and other illegal drugs in the Central Valley and across the United States. "I want to thank the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) for endorsing my new bill, the High-Intensity…

Duarte Votes to Impeach Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman John Duarte (CA-13) issued the following statement regarding his vote to impeach Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas. "Today, I voted in favor of impeaching Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas. Under his leadership, our southern border has plunged into a crisis with an influx of fentanyl and cartel-related crime spilling…

Duarte Introduces Legislation to Combat Fentanyl and Illegal Drugs in the Central Valley and Across the U.S.

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STANISLAUS COUNTY, CA — Today, Congressman John Duarte (CA-13), along with Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (MI-7), Congressman David Valadao (CA-22), Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28), Congressman Greg Pence (IN-6), and Congressman Gabe Vasquez (NM-2), announced the bipartisan High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Reauthorization Act that provides over…

Duarte Supports Valley Families and Small Businesses by Supporting New Tax Relief Package

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman John Duarte (CA-13) voted for the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024. This bill helps put more money back into the pockets of Valley families by increasing the Child Tax Credit and making it easier for small businesses to operate and grow. Additionally, it helps incentivize the creation of more…

Rep. Duarte Votes to Keep the Government Open

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman John Duarte (CA-13) issued the following statement on voting to keep the government open. "Since entering Congress, I’ve voted for every Continuing Resolution to keep the government open and working for the families in my District. It’s important that we continue addressing our government's spending problem while also making sure we minimize the…

Duarte Votes for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman John Duarte (CA-13) issued a statement regarding the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024. “This bill prioritizes our national security by enhancing our military strength and defense readiness,” said Rep. Duarte. “In the light of fentanyl and cartel crime spilling through the southern border and into cities in our…

Duarte Issues Statement on the Biden Impeachment Inquiry

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman John Duarte (CA-13) issued the following statement regarding his vote on the Biden impeachment inquiry. “Today, I voted in favor of launching an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. This vote does not mean I endorse an impeachment of the President,” said Rep. Duarte. “This resolution just enables the House Judiciary, Ways and Means,…

Announcement: Submit Projects Requests for Water Resources and Development Act of 2024

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The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee recently opened the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) 2024 portal for Members of Congress to submit project requests for consideration in the final bill text. Our office highly encourages local communities and stakeholders to submit requests for local U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) projects. WRDA authorizes studies…

Duarte Co-Sponsors HR 5790, Prioritizing American Agriculture

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congressman John Duarte (CA-13) announced his cosponsorship of the Prioritizing Offensive Agricultural Disputes and Enforcement Act, a bill which addresses the trade challenges and barriers our American agricultural industries face internationally. “Valley farmers are hurting from unfair farm subsidies abroad,” said Rep. Duarte. “We need to hold trading…