February 14, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – This afternoon, Representative Harley Rouda (CA-48) issued the following statement in response to reports that President Trump intends to declare a National Emergency with respect to the southern border: “The President’s apparent decision to declare a National Emergency is yet another temper tantrum. By going through with this decision, President Trump will set a dangerous precedent for future presidents, Democrat or Republican, to abuse their authority under the National Emergencies Act to circumvent the checks and balances of the Constitution.
February 11, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – This morning, Representative Harley Rouda (CA-48) joined 27 of his colleagues as original cosponsors of the bipartisan Stop the Attack on Local Taxpayers (SALT) Act, introduced by Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.-09). Said Rouda, “The people of Orange County should not be taxed twice on the same dollar. Last year’s tax bill gave enormous tax giveaways to the largest corporations and very wealthiest households, and paid for it with unfair tax burdens on California’s working families. The SALT Act is the product of Democrats and Republicans putting our heads together to make a fairer tax code for middle class families in our states, and I’ll be pushing for its swift passage.”
February 7, 2019 Press Release
Costa Mesa, CA – Rep. Harley Rouda (CA-48) will host the first town hall of his term this upcoming district work period. Said Rouda, “Once you cut through the noise of Washington, the title of this job is ‘Representative.’ My constituents have asked me to serve in a position of public trust. I’m looking forward to hearing from them face-to-face, and offering my plans for how we can improve the lives of people in our community.”
February 6, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Harley Rouda (CA-48) made opening remarks in the Committee on Oversight & Reform hearing entitled “H.R.1: Strenthening Ethics Rules for the Executive Branch,” including the statement below: “Now, more than ever, we do need to restore decency, transparency, and responsibility by introducing ethics reforms for the President, Vice President, and all federal officers and employees."
February 6, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today Rep. Harley Rouda issued the following statement in reaction to the President’s State of the Union Address: “Tonight the president chose to invoke a national unity he has made every effort to fray. It has been his cynical and sinister political strategy to divide our country, burn bridges among us, and emerge the leader of the ashes. Until he ceases to sow fear and falsehoods about immigrants, his words will ring hollow.
February 5, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Harley Rouda (CA-48) released the following statement in recognition of Tết, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. “I am proud to join the Vietnamese-Americans of Orange County as they celebrate Tết, and welcome the Year of the Pig. The community of Vietnamese heritage has enriched our whole community, and the 48th district would be unrecognizable without their contributions. In the spirit of the Year of the Pig, I wish our community prosperity and good fortune.
February 1, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today Rep. Harley Rouda was named Co-Chair of the New Democrat Coalition Technology Task Force.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Harley Rouda (CA-48) delivered the following remarks during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, “Examining the Actions of Drug Companies in Raising Prescription Drug Prices.”
January 25, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Harley Rouda (CA-48) released the following statement today after the House and Senate passed legislation to re-open the government and end the longest government shutdown in history. “It’s about time,” said Rep. Harley Rouda (CA-48).
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Harley Rouda (CA-48) was appointed to serve on the following subcommittees on the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the Committee on Oversight and Reform.