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Harley Rouda

Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) issued the following statement regarding Governor Gavin Newsom’s decision to require face coverings in public spaces. “Face coverings are a common-sense and cost-effective tool to combat COVID-19 and safely reopen our economy,” said Rouda. “They give the vast majority of us the freedom to safely return …continue reading

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Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) was awarded the inaugural Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award, recognizing members of Congress who demonstrate bipartisan leadership. “It is an honor to receive the Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce,” said Rouda. “Americans are looking to Congress to create …continue reading

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Congressman Harley Rouda (D-CA-48) and Brian Mast (R-FL-18) introduced H.R. 7016, the bipartisan Fairness for Early Withdrawers Act, to safeguard American’s retirement savings during the coronavirus pandemic. H.R. 7016 would ensure that individuals can re-contribute all 2020 required minimum distributions back into their retirement accounts. “Older Americans should not be …continue reading

Congressman Harley Rouda released the following statement reacting to recent protests in Orange County that attacked public officials using Nazi imagery. “During the coronavirus crisis, there has been a spike in Nazi imagery and white supremacist language across Orange County. It is inexcusable. In recent years, Orange County has experienced …continue reading

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Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) issued the following statement regarding Governor Gavin Newsom’s decision to reopen Laguna Beach and San Clemente beaches: “Throughout the coronavirus crisis, Laguna Beach has served as an example of common-sense city governance,” said Rouda. “Coastal communities across the United States should follow in their footsteps by …continue reading

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Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) issued the following statement regarding Orange County’s eligibility for Small Business Administration (SBA) economic disaster loans. “Effective immediately, Orange County small businesses affected by COVID-19 are eligible for the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program,” said Rouda. “I was proud to vote for a bipartisan package …continue reading

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Congressman Harley Rouda released accomplishments and updates from his first year serving California’s 48th District. Click here for an in-depth guide of Congressman Rouda’s first year in office. Said Rouda, “For too long, CA-48 was without a common-sense, bipartisan, and productive voice in Congress. Over the past year, I’ve been …continue reading

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Congressman Harley Rouda voted to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The USMCA makes transformative changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Said Rouda, “California is the fifth-largest economy in the world, powering our nation’s GDP. In California alone, 1.47 million jobs depend on trade with Canada and …continue reading

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Congressman Harley Rouda voted to pass two legislative packages that would fund the federal government through the remainder of fiscal year 2020. Said Rouda, “For too long, the priorities of Orange County companies and families have been missing from our federal budget. I’ve worked closely with the Appropriations Committee to ensure …continue reading