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October 20, 2020 Press Release
Introducing key legislation and leading the Coastal Orange County Aircraft Noise Mitigation Task Force

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.

October 1, 2020 Press Release
Legislation Addresses Needs That Have Developed Since May, Reflects Negotiation Efforts

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.

September 9, 2020 Press Release

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.

September 2, 2020 Press Release

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.

August 19, 2020 Press Release

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).

August 10, 2020 Press Release

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.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

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.

July 27, 2020 Press Release

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.

July 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) voted to pass H.R. 1957, the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act. H.R.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

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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