Transportation and Infrastructure

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...

Rep. Porter Amendments to Protect Women and Children, Help Veterans, and Boost Clean Vehicle Innovation Passes House in Government Funding Bill

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The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a partial funding bill with amendments from Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) that would support key programs for Orange County families. Five amendments led by Porter would increase funds for reducing the sexual assault kit backlog, qualifying volunteer advocates for child survivors of abuse and neglect, fighting veteran homelessness, helping vetera...

Rep. Porter Introduces Legislation to Support Clean Vehicles and Innovation

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On Friday, Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) joined Congressmen Harley Rouda and Mark DeSaulnier in introducing the Clean Corridors Act of 2019. According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, cars and trucks account for nearly one-fifth of all U.S. emissions – emitting around 24 pounds of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases for every gallon of gas. While southern California has been a lead...