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Investing in our future

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Dear friend, As we commemorate our nation’s history this Fourth of July, I’m thinking about how important it is that we invest in our communities and create a better future for our children. Making this a priority, I worked with my colleagues on legislation that would improve our infrastructure, protect our kids, and take concrete steps to fight climate change. This bill, the Moving Forward Act, p... Read more »

Taking care of our veterans

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Dear Friend, On Monday, we observed Veterans Day. I was honored to join members of our community at Bill Barber Memorial Park to honor our troops, past and present. Our servicemembers put their lives on the line to keep us safe. It is our solemn duty to make sure we take care of them and their families when they complete their service to our country. I was proud to join a Veterans Day ceremony in ... Read more »

Improving education

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Dear Friend, As a UC Irvine professor, I’ve witnessed firsthand how the escalating student-debt crisis and the rising sticker price of college affect students in our district. I went to Washington ready to engage in discussions on the barriers facing those who want to pursue higher education and to present concrete solutions to remove those roadblocks. Last week, I led 42 colleagues in another ove... Read more »

Listening to you, protecting our environment

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Dear Friend, When I came to Washington, I promised to take the voices of Orange County residents with me. That’s why I hosted dozens of community events during the August district work period—to hear from people like you, so that I can advocate for the issues our community values. At townhalls and Coffee with Katie events, I heard directly from members of our community who told me they’re concerne... Read more »