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  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard, DHS Appropriations Subcommittee Approve FY 2021 DHS Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 7, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, led by Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2021 bill. The bill provides $50.72 billion in discretionary funding, including $48.1 billion in nondefense discretionary funding, the same level as fiscal year 2020, and $2.8 billion in defense funding, $250 million more than in fiscal year 2020. The bill also provides an additional $5.1 billion in... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Releases Fiscal Year 2021 Homeland Security Funding Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 6, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) and the Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2021 Homeland Security funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation provides annual funding for the components of the Department of Homeland Security. The bill provides $50.72 billion in discretionary funding, including $48.1 billion in nondefense discretionary funding, the same level as fiscal ye... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Announces $30 Million in FEMA Funding for LA COVID-19 Testing Sites
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Health

    Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $29.9 million in Public Assistance Program funding to the City of Los Angeles for COVID-19 testing sites. As chairwoman of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, Chairwoman Roybal-Allard oversees FEMA funding. “This FEMA grant for Los Angeles’s COVID-19 testing sites will be invaluable as the city keeps fighting the s... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Announces $39 Million in FEMA Preparedness Grants to Los Angeles Area and California
    Posted in Press Releases on June 30, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Transportation, Immigration, Education

    Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announced the awarding of more than $39 million in competitively awarded Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) preparedness grants to Los Angeles area communities or to the State of California. As chairwoman of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, Chairwoman Roybal-Allard oversees FEMA funding. “From protecting our schools and houses of worship, to securing our transit systems a... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Announces FEMA Grants to Los Angeles Area for Wildfire Response
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security

    Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $4.3 million in funding to the County and City of Los Angeles to support their response to the 2018 wildfire season. The grants include $3 million to the City of Los Angeles for fire suppression efforts, and $1.3 million to L.A. County Sanitation District #2 for restoration of damages to gas system utilities as a result of wildfi... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Announces FEMA Grants to California for Wildfire Cleanup
    Posted in Press Releases on June 23, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security

    Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded nearly $5 million in funding to California state government departments to support these departments’ efforts during the 2018 wildfire season. The grants include $3.7 million to the California Department of Transportation for debris removal related to wildfires and high winds, and $1.3 million to the California Department of Toxi... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Leads Letters Urging President Trump & Leader McConnell to Support American Dream and Promise Act, Permanently Protect Dreamers
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    Today, American Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6) lead author Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), and Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), led over 100 House Democrats and CHC Members in writing letters to President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urging them to protect Dreamers and support H.R. 6. This bill, which would permanently protect Dreamers and provide them with a path to citizenship, passed the House of Representatives more than a ... Read more

  • Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates DACA Supreme Court Victory
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Immigration

    Today, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), the lead author of the American Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6) and an original co-author of the Dream Act, issued the following statement about the Supreme Court's ruling on the future of the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program: “Today is a happy and historic day for America and our Dreamers. With the Supreme Court ruling against the Trump Administration’s arbitrary and capricious effort to destroy the DACA program, thousands ... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Announces FEMA Grants to California for Wildfire Response
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security

    Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $19 million in funding to California state government offices to support these offices’ efforts during the 2018 wildfire season. The grants include $9.1 million to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) for emergency protective efforts, another $5.1 million to Cal OES to help manage the Public ... Read more

  • Chairwoman Roybal-Allard Announces FEMA Grant for LA Convention Center COVID-19 Hospital Shelter Site
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Health

    Today, House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $2.7 million in Public Assistance Program funding to the City of Los Angeles for the Hospital Shelter Site at the LA Convention Center in response to the coronavirus pandemic. As chairwoman of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, Chairwoman Roybal-Allard oversees FEMA funding. “Los Angeles turned the LA Convention C... Read more