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Rep. Nunes Office to Bid Farewell to Chief of Staff

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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 over... Read more »

Rep. Nunes Responds to State of the Union

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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 th... Read more »

Rollback of ObamaCare regulation could save hundreds of Central Valley jobs

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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, ex... Read more »

House Passes Valadao Emergency Water Legislation

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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 ope... Read more »

Incoming Intel Chairman Devin Nunes Announces Senior Committee Staffers

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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 ... Read more »

Rep. Nunes Appointed Intelligence Committee Chairman

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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 R... Read more »

Camp, Nunes Statements on Failure to Adopt Trade Facilitation Agreement

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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 ... Read more »

House Approves ObamaCare Expat Fix

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On a bipartisan vote today, the House of Representatives approved the Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014 (H.R. 4414). Co-authored by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) and Rep. John Carney (D-DE), the bill would exempt expatriate health plans from ObamaCare regulations. These plans offer highly specialized coverage to workers who are employed outside their home country. “This common-sense b... Read more »

Rep. Nunes Announces Intent to Vie for Intel Committee Chair

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Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement after Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers announced he will not seek re-election to Congress: “Chairman Rogers has been an excellent and energetic chairman of the Intelligence Committee, guiding the committee’s work through the attack on Benghazi, the outbreak of war in... Read more »

Emergency Water Legislation Scheduled for House Consideration

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Congressmen David Valadao, Devin Nunes, and Kevin McCarthy today praised Speaker Boehner, Leader Cantor and Chairman Hastings for swiftly scheduling a floor debate on emergency legislation needed to address devastating water shortages in California. These shortages, which for several years have been primarily the result of failed government policies, have been compounded by a major drought and dem... Read more »