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Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán

Representing the 44th District of California

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November 3, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) hosted a roundtable titled “Environmental Justice 101: A Panel Discussion on Environmental Justice and Its Impacts on Communities of Color” today as part of her work chairing the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Task Force on Clean Energy, Environment, Public Lands, and Water. The discussion was livestreamed and is still available for viewing. READ MORE
November 1, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro), co-chair of the Congressional Croatian Caucus, issued the following statement after the caucus gained formal recognition for the 115th Congress. The congresswoman is the Caucus’s co-chair, with Rep. David Joyce (R-Russell Township). READ MORE.
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October 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) joined three Democratic colleagues, port truck drivers and representatives from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters to announce the introduction of the Port Drivers’ Bill of Rights Act (H.R. 4144) and the Clean Ports Act of 2017 (H.R. 4147). “What’s happening to these truck drivers amounts to indentured servitude. It goes beyond wage theft. Some workers—many are immigrants who speak little English—end up owing money at the end of the week,” said Rep. Barragán. READ MORE
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October 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) issued the following statement after the House approved H.R. 3551, the “C-TPAT Reauthorization Act of 2017”: “Today, the House took steps to continue and improve the C-TPAT program and ensure that America’s ports of entry can continue transporting cargo through our borders, quickly and securely." Read more...
October 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) issued the following statement after playing in her first Congressional Football Game For Charity. Every two years, members of Congress face off on the gridiron against the Capitol Police, with ticket proceeds going to charity, including to the families of police injured or fallen in the line of duty. Rep.

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October 10, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán issued the following statement after Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt took steps today to repeal the Clean Power Plan: "Scott Pruitt's decision to undo the Clean Power Plan is a step backward for public health and the environment." Read more...
October 8, 2017 Press Release
SAN PEDRO, Calif—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) issued the following statement after President Trump released his immigration principles Sunday evening: “These principles are a slap in the face to Dreamers everywhere who hoped Trump would stop treating them like bargaining chips."
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October 6, 2017 Press Release
SAN PEDRO, Calif.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) issued the following statement after Immigration and Customs Enforcement today threatened to conduct mass arrests in California: “ICE is overstepping its authority in a clear act of retaliation by an administration intent on deporting as many people as it can." Read more...
October 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán released the following statement after the House Homeland Security Committee approved H.R. 3548, a border security bill that includes $10 billion dollars for Trump’s border wall.
October 3, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-San Pedro) and Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) led 26 members of Congress in a letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke requesting answers about several flights he took at taxpayer expense. These include a $12,000 charter flight on a plane owned by oil and gas executives—an industry whose permitting process the secretary is tasked with overseeing.

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