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Garcia, McCarthy, and Obernolte Secure $10.2 Million for the AFRL Rocket Lab at Edwards Air Force Base

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Representative Mike Garcia (CA-25) announced that the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate Rocket Propulsion Division’s (AFRL Rocket Lab) Test Stand 1-C at Edwards Air Force Base will be reactivated. The U.S. Department of Defense Test Resource Management Center (TRMC) will allocate $10.2 million for the refurbishment of Test Stand 1-C, an important testing facility, to supp...

Mike Garcia’s Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act Receives Legislative Hearing

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Representative Mike Garcia (CA-25) spoke at the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity hearing about his bipartisan bill, the Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act, H.R. 2650. Garcia’s bill would give military spouses with a valid professional license in one state, reciprocity in another state where their spouse is stationed on military orders. As a former U.S. Na...

The Signal: Garcia’s military spouse bill goes before veterans’ affairs subcommittee

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To read the full article click here. Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, spoke at the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity hearing Wednesday about his bipartisan bill, the Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act, H.R. 2650. Garcia’s bill would give military spouses with a valid professional license in one state, reciprocity in another state where their spouse is sta...

Mike Garcia Announces 2022 Congressional Art Competition Winner: Shannon Lee

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Shannon Lee's "By Your Side" Representative Mike Garcia (CA-25) announced that Shannon Lee, a junior at West Ranch High School, has been selected as the winner of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition for California’s 25th District. Shannon’s painting, “By Your Side,” was selected by a panel of five independent judges. Shannon’s work will be sent to Washington, D.C. where it will hang in the hal...

KHTS: Garcia Announces 2022 Congressional Art Competition Winner

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To read the full article click here. Congressman Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, announced Monday that a junior at West Ranch High School has been selected as the winner of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition for California’s 25th District. West Ranch High School 11th-grader Shannon Lee was selected as the winner by a panel of five independent judges based on her drawing “By Your Side”. Lee’s wor...

Mike Garcia Calls out Secretary Fudge for HUD’S Inefficient Use of Taxpayer Dollars

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Representative Mike Garcia (CA-25) spoke to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge during a Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on HUD’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget request. During the hearing, Garcia addressed his concerns regarding HUD’s inefficient spending of American taxpayer dollars. Garcia questioned Secretary...

Mike Garcia: ‘It’s Inexplicable and Inexcusable'

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Representative Mike Garcia delivered remarks on the House Floor outlining his concerns over the Biden administration and Speaker Pelosi’s policies and the many crises America now faces as result of their policies. Watch his remarks here. REMARKS AS DELIVERED: Madame Speaker, some matters go beyond simple coincidences, and some things are simply inexplicable and inexcusable. The blizzard of crises...

Mike Garcia Delivers Remarks During Bipartisan, Bicameral Conference Committee on Legislation to Combat China

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Representative Mike Garcia (CA-25), a member on the bipartisan, bicameral Conference Committee on Innovation and Competitiveness legislation, delivered remarks on the importance of ensuring American innovation thrives and that America stays ahead of China on all fronts. On the Conference Committee, Garcia serves as a representative of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee. The Confer...

Mike Garcia Commemorates National Police Week, Honors Sergeant Steve Owen

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Representative Mike Garcia commemorated National Police Week by attending a wreath laying ceremony at the National Law Enforcement Officer Memorial in Washington, D.C. At the memorial, he laid a wreath in honor of the Antelope Valley’s fallen Sergeant Steve Owen. “This National Police Week, we honor and reflect on the service and sacrifice of our law enforcement officers, especially the fallen wh...

Mike Garcia Objects to CA Gas Tax Increase

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Representative Mike Garcia (CA-25) called on Governor Newsom to act and suspend the gas tax. California has the highest gas tax in the nation and record-breaking inflation is only making matters worse. Instead of providing relief for hardworking Californians, Governor Newsom plans to implement a 5.6% gas tax hike on July 1st. “California failed to suspend the gas tax before May 1st and now Governo...

KHTS: Garcia Objects To California Gas Tax Increase

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To view the full article click here. California has the highest gas tax in the nation and record-breaking inflation is only making matters worse, officials said. Instead of providing relief for “hardworking Californians,” Governor Newsom plans to implement a 5.6 percent gas tax hike on July 1st, according to Garcia’s office. "California failed to suspend the gas tax before May 1st and now Governor...

Mike Garcia Demands Action from AG Garland Amid Rise in Crime in California, Illegal Marijuana Grows

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Representative Mike Garcia (CA-25) spoke to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland during a Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Fiscal Year 2023 budget request. During the hearing, Garcia urged AG Garland to support law enforcement as crime skyrockets in California and across the nation. “You said, ‘I am pleased with the progr...

AV Press: Mock town hall features Garcia

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To view the full article click here. PALMDALE — Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, paid a visit, Monday, to David G. Millen Magnet Academy, where 73 students in the school’s Law and Government Pathway had an opportunity to participate in a town hall-style meeting with the congressman. Principal Jason Deaville, Palmdale School District Superintendent Raul Maldonado and Chief Academic Officer Danny ...

Mike Garcia Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Support Aviators Battling Cancer

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Representative Mike Garcia (CA-25) co-sponsored the bipartisan Aviator Cancer Examination Study (ACES) Act, which would require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study instances of cancer among soldiers who served as pilots in the armed forces. This legislation would direct VA to work with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to extend research in hopes of...