Legislative Process

Legislative Process

In Article I of the U.S. Constitution, "all legislative powers" were "vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives."  Congress has the responsibility to debate and create the laws under which our country operates.  It is an honor to represent the people of California’s 49th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, and the following links should provide you with additional resources to understand more fully how Congress works.  

Congress explained:

How Our Laws are Made

History of the House of Representatives

Open Government

Members of Congress Explained

Congressional Schedule

The House Floor Live Video

 

 

Press Release Oct 29, 2018
The senseless killing in a synagogue on Saturday represents both an unimaginable tragedy and unfathomable loss of life. Two days have only reinforced the pain we feel as a nation.
Press Release Oct 6, 2018
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Press Release Aug 30, 2018
Senator John McCain was a patriot, statesman, fighter and someone I was honored to call a friend.  From our travels to U.S.
Press Release Jun 21, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It’s nearly impossible to pass any immigration bill when one party categorically refuses to come to the table to talk. Yesterday, Democrats rejected a Presidential fix.