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The Signal: Garcia Cosponsors Stopping Doctor Shortages Act

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The Signal By. Kev Kurdoghlian Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, became a cosponsor of the bipartisan Stopping Doctor Shortages Act, House Resolution 1133, earlier this month. ... “In California, we are projected to experience one of the largest doctor shortages nationwide over the next decade,” Garcia said in a prepared statement. “The current exclusion of California doctors from participating i...

Mike Garcia Supports Legislation to Fight ALS, Neurodegenerative Diseases

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representative Mike Garcia (CA-25) released the following statement after he co-sponsored the bipartisan, bicameral Accelerating Access to Critical Therapies for ALS Act (ACT for ALS), H.R. 3537. This bill would create the infrastructure needed to fund early access to promising clinical trial therapies for patients who suffer from fast-progressing rare neurodegenerative and ter...

Mike Garcia Urges Congress to Act to Combat the Deadly Opioid Epidemic

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Mike Garcia (CA-25) urged Congress to take action against the opioid epidemic and cosponsored the Stopping Overdoses of Fentanyl Analogues (SOFA) Act that would make the entire fentanyl-related substances category to Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act permanent and add five fentanyl analogs. On February 6, 2018, the Drug Enforcement Administration ...

Mike Garcia, Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Send Letter to Biden, NPRC on Veteran Benefit Backlog

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Mike Garcia (CA-25) joined a bipartisan group of 185 lawmakers, including House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Ranking Member Mike Bost, in sending a letter to President Joe Biden and the Director of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) urging swift action to address the growing backlog of veterans claims. As of March 8th, there was a backlog ...

Mike Garcia, Republican Lawmakers Fight for California Veterans’ Telehealth Access

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Mike Garcia (CA-25) sent a letter along with House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Mike Bost, and seventeen other Republican lawmakers to California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) President Marybel Batjer, urging CPUC to refrain from enforcing the net neutrality prohibition law on the Department of Veterans...