Media | Representative Harley Rouda


October 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48), Chair of the Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Environment, issued the following statement after the passing of Chairman Elijah E. Cummings, Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform:

October 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Harley Rouda (CA-48) and Brian Babin (TX-36), introduced H.R. 4687, the Sustainable Municipal Access to Resilient Technology in Infrastructure (SMART Infrastructure) Act, along with Reps. Grace Napolitano (CA-32) and Ralph Norman (SC-05). 

September 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Harley Rouda (D-CA-48) and Brian Mast (R-FL-18) introduced H.R. 4551, the Hong Kong Policy Reevaluation Act of 2019. Companion legislation was previously introduced by Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Ed Markey (D-MA).

September 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C I came to Congress in January with one primary goal - to work in a bipartisan manner and move our country and our communities forward. And I am proud to say I have honored that pledge and maintained the most legislatively productive agenda of any freshman Member of Congress.

September 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Representatives Harley Rouda (CA-48), Susan Davis (CA-53), and Gregorio Sablan (NMI) introduced H.R. 4423, the Teacher and School Leader Quality Partnership Grants Act, along with Reps. David Trone (MD-06) and Brad Schneider (IL-10). 

September 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This afternoon, Representative Harley Rouda (D-CA) and Representative John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced H.R. 4375, the Pipeline Seismic Safety Study Act.

September 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) and Rep. Harley Rouda (D-C.A.) introduced H. Con. Res 62, a resolution requiring the supervisors of employees of Congressional offices to submit reports on the outside compensation earned by such employees.

September 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This afternoon Rep. Harley Rouda (CA-48) voted to pass H.R. 1941, a bill that bans new drilling off the Pacific and Atlantic Coasts and Straits of Florida. The bill passed with two amendments authored by Congressman Rouda.

August 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Rep. Harley Rouda issued the following statement:

July 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  This morning, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform voted to advance H.R. 3889, the ONDCP Technical Corrections Act of 2019. The bill, led by Reps. Harley Rouda (D-CA) and Mark Meadows (R-NC), makes needed changes to existing legislative language to improve the federal government’s response to the addiction crisis.


In The News

June 7, 2019 In The News

Storing nuclear waste on-site at nuclear power plants across the country is an accident waiting to happen. After over 50 years of multiple attempts, the federal government has failed, and continues to fail, to find a solution to our country’s nuclear waste problem.

March 26, 2019 In The News

I ran for Congress because I feared that the brokenness of our politics could rob my children, and my neighbors’ children, of the kind of future they deserved.

March 26, 2019 In The News


As a newly elected member of Congress, I’ve absorbed a lot of information in a short time. While many of the lessons I’ve learned concern things like navigating Washington, D.C.’s Metro and mapping out my new office in the U.S. Capitol, I’ve also had a chance to suss out where there are opportunities for the 116th Congress to make real, lasting progress on key issues.