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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 term...

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...

The Signal: Garcia tours Henry Mayo vaccine clinic

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Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, toured the vaccination clinic at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Monday to see how the clinic operates and take questions from health care workers. Garcia expressed optimism as hospital officials said the clinic has the capacity to administer approximately 600 doses of the Pfizer vaccine daily, totaling to more than 27,000 doses since the hospital began its inoculati...

Mike Garcia Demands Answers from Newsom on Chaotic Vaccine Distribution

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Representative Mike Garcia (CA-25), Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23), Representative Young Kim (CA-39) and eight other California lawmakers sent a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom seeking answers to the state of California’s chaotic rollout of COVID-19 vaccine distribution. In the letter, the lawmakers demanded Governor Newsom provide answers on the questions regarding the number of unused COVID-19 vaccines.