LAGUNA BEACH – Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) introduced the Aviation Industry Assistance for Cleaner and Quieter Skies Act, a bill to help lower aircraft noise by incentivizing the purchase of cleaner and quieter aircraft. The legislation was inspired by community efforts, which culminated in the formation of the Coastal Orange County Aircraft Noise Mitigation Task Force.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) voted to pass an updated version of The Heroes Act, securing billions of dollars for Orange County. The final legislation includes Congressman Rouda’s bipartisan bill to prevent youth substance abuse during the coronavirus crisis.
LAGUNA BEACH, CA - Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48), along with Reps. Levin (CA-49) and Porter (CA-45) sent a letter to the Caltrans Inspector General to urge further investigation into the activities of the Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) following an Orange County Grand Jury report.
LAGUNA BEACH, CA - Congressman Harley Rouda (D-CA-48), along with Representatives Mike Gallagher (R-WI-08), Jared Golden (D-ME-02), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01) sent congressional leadership a bipartisan proposal to lower prescription drug costs.
LAGUNA BEACH, CA - Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48), along with Reps. Cisneros (CA-39), Levin (CA-49), Lowenthal (CA-47), Porter (CA-45), and Sánchez (CA-38), sent a letter to the Orange County Board of Supervisors expressing concern over reports of long wait times and understaffing at the Orange County Veterans Service Office (OCVSO).
WASHINGTON - Throughout his time in Congress, Representative Harley Rouda (CA-48) has held China accountable, defended democracy, and protected our national security. Rep. Rouda has introduced and passed several key provisions to check the Chinese Communist Party.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48), along with Representatives Dingell (MI-12), Kildee (MI-05), Dean (PA-04), Pappas (NH-01), and Luria (VA-02), sent a letter to the U.S.
WASHINGTON - Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48), along with Representatives Cisneros (CA-39), Correa (CA-46), Levin (CA-49), and Lowenthal (CA-47) sent a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom and the Orange County Board of Supervisors expressing concerns regarding the impact of COVID-19 on our first responders.
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) voted to pass H.R. 1957, the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act. H.R.
WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) voted to pass H.R. 6395, the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). H.R. 6395 includes Representative Rouda's bipartisan bill, the Protecting Our Servicemembers’ Care Act, to address recent lapses in TRICARE health care benefits for National Guard and Reserve personnel and their families.
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Local governments, small businesses, and families across the United States have been asking the same question for months, “how do we stay healthy without collapsing our economy?”
The answer? Face masks.
“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 and implement common-sense solutions. I will continue working across the aisle to achieve change for Orange County families and small businesses.”
On Sunday, U.S. Representative Harley Rouda spoke out Sunday against racism in America, saying: "We've got to stop looking back and saying, 'Look at the progress we've made,' and instead say to ourselves, 'Look at how much farther we must go."
On Thursday, May 28, several Democratic members of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, along with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), sent a lette
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.
Harley Rouda, California's 48th District representative, said he knew how critical this industry was to his district's economy, as well as the state and nation.
Rep. Harley Rouda, a Laguna Beach local, was seen at the Laguna Food Pantry this week, handing out groceries and talking to those most affected during the coronavirus shutdown.
Laguna Beach, a city that has been notoriously careful with their spaces during the coronavirus shutdown, has been approved to reopen. Starting Tuesday, May 5, residents can step out onto the sand to walk, surf, or shell-seek according to the order.
After blocking emergency funding for state and local governments, Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in an interview, “I would certainly be in favor of allowing states to use the bankruptcy route.” The “bankruptcy route” is a path paved with mass layoffs of our local law enforcement, first responders and city staff.
Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48), announced colleges and universities with campuses in California’s 48th District will receive more than $17 million in emergency grants to help cover significant financial losses.