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  • Rep. Nunes Comments on Speaker Boehner Resignation
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Reform

    Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22) released the following statement today in reaction to John Boehner’s announcement of his intention to resign as Speaker of the House: “John Boehner has served with honor and distinction as Speaker of the House, leading the Republican Party as it amassed its biggest House majority in more than eighty years. Against determined opposition, he has guided bills to passage in the House that would implement a conservative agenda that puts America back on the path to pros... Read more

  • Top Defense Lawmakers Introduce Cuban Military Transparency Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Trade

    Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, introduced a bill in the House of Representatives today that would ban Americans from engaging in any financial transactions with the Cuban military or the Cuban Ministry of the Interior, or with any entity controlled by the military or the Ministry. Supported by 32 original cosponsors, the Cuban Military Transparency Act will ensure that the Cuban people, and not the Castro regime’s repressive sec... Read more

  • Rep. Nunes Reacts to New California Water Restrictions
    Posted in Press Releases on April 1, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    Congressmen Devin Nunes (CA-22) today released the following statement in reaction to California Governor Jerry Brown’s announcement that he would implement mandatory water restrictions throughout California: “California’s natural drought has not caused the water crisis in the Central Valley, where the irrigation system was built to withstand five consecutive years of drought. I’d prefer to see the crisis here solved by simply restoring our previous water flows, rather than flushing our water ou... Read more

  • Rep. Nunes Office to Bid Farewell to Chief of Staff
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water, Government Reform

    The office of Congressmen Devin Nunes (CA-22) is announcing that its long-time chief of staff, Johnny Amaral, will leave the Nunes team to work for Westlands Water District. Having run Rep. Nunes’ first successful campaign for Congress in 2001, Amaral has served as his chief of staff since 2002 and has acted as Rep. Nunes’ top advisor for many of his most important initiatives. In addition to overseeing Rep. Nunes’ staff, Amaral has been a key participant in negotiations over water supplies, pub... Read more

  • Rep. Nunes Responds to State of the Union
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security

    Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “Although the House of Representatives passed a cybersecurity bill in the last Congress, our efforts died in the Senate amid a presidential veto threat. So I welcome the President's recognition tonight of the urgent need for legislation to counter the growing menace of cyberattacks. However, the world stil... Read more

  • Rollback of ObamaCare regulation could save hundreds of Central Valley jobs
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Government Reform

    The omnibus spending bill passed by the House of Representatives includes language to roll back a regulation in the ObamaCare law that put hundreds of Valley jobs at risk. The language, drafted by Republican Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22) and Democratic Congressman John Carney (DE), with Congressman David Valadao (CA-21) and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) acting as original cosponsors, exempts insurers from certain ObamaCare mandates on policies sold to expatriate Americans and to forei... Read more

  • House Passes Valadao Emergency Water Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    On Tuesday, December 9, 2014, the United States House of Representatives passed legislation aimed at providing immediate emergency drought relief to California. H.R. 5781, the California Emergency Drought Relief Act, was introduced on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 by Rep. David G. Valadao (CA-21) to improve the dire drought conditions currently threatening California. The legislation would provide operational flexibility for the two California State water projects in order to immediately provide rel... Read more

  • Incoming Intel Chairman Devin Nunes Announces Senior Committee Staffers
    Posted in Press Releases on December 3, 2014 | Preview rr

    Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22), Chairman-select of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, today announced his senior committee staff members for the next Congress. Staff Director: Jeff Shockey Jeff Shockey has more than two decades’ experience working with and for the U.S. Congress at the highest leadership levels, including having served six years as the Republican Staff Director and Deputy Staff Director for the House Appropriations Committee. As Staff Director, in addition to ... Read more

  • Rep. Nunes Appointed Intelligence Committee Chairman
    Posted in Press Releases on November 19, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security

    Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22) issued the following statement after Speaker of the House John Boehner appointed him as the next Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: “At a time when the United States faces major international challenges including significant terror threats, I am honored and humbled to have been entrusted with this position. I’d like to thank Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Ruppersberger for their exceptional bipartisan leadership of the Intelligen... Read more

  • Camp, Nunes Statements on Failure to Adopt Trade Facilitation Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Trade

    Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) and Trade Subcommittee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) made the following statements on the failure to adopt the Trade Facilitation Agreement protocol in Geneva: Rep. Camp: "India’s actions last night to bring down implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement are completely unacceptable and put into doubt its credibility as a responsible trading partner. As we determine next steps, I am committed to the WTO as an institution, and I hope... Read more