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October 20, 2021

House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Holds Hearing on Two Bipartisan Bills from Rep. Levin to Support Veterans

Today, the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs held a hearing on two bipartisan bills from Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA) to support veterans. The Commitment to Veteran Support and Outreach (CVSO) Act authorizes federal funding to hire more county veterans service officers, who are often the best resource on the ground to assist veterans in securing the benefits they have earned. The Mark O'Brien VA Clothing Allowance Improvement Act helps vete…  Continue Reading

October 20, 2021

Rep. Mike Levin Statement on Senate Republicans’ Obstruction of Key Voting Rights Legislation

U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) issued the following statement on Senate Republicans' expected obstruction of the Freedom to Vote Act. In response to attacks on the right to vote in many states across the country, the bill would make commonsense reforms to ensure every eligible voter can participate in our democracy, combat partisan gerrymandering, and reform our campaign finance system to strengthen transparency and accountability. "The Freedom to Vote Act is a critically important bill …  Continue Reading

October 15, 2021

Rep. Mike Levin Reflects on Hispanic Heritage Month

As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) reflects on the celebration that takes place every year from September 15th to October 15th to honor the culture, heritage, history, and contributions of Latinos and Latinas in the United States. California's 49th Congressional District is home to many Latino communities whose cultural and historical richness demonstrate the strength of its' diverse people. "As the grandson of Mexican immigrants from my mother's …  Continue Reading

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September 15, 2021

Patch Oceanside-Camp Pendleton: Rep. Mike Levin Visits Frazier Farms, Touts Stop Child Hunger Act

OCEANSIDE, CA - U.S. Representative Mike Levin visited the Oceanside Frazier Farms on Monday to discuss his Stop Child Hunger Act that will expand nutrition benefits for children who struggle with food insecurity. Prior to his remarks, Levin took a tour of Frazier Farms with owner Nick Frazier and company CFO Matt Poucher. The three discussed the current supply chain issues, hiring challenges and the extensive measures the store took to adapt to the pandemic. After the tour, Levin joined…  Continue Reading

September 10, 2021

San Diego Union-Tribune: Opinion: To move nuclear waste from San Onofre, interim storage is needed

The recent launch of a new coalition - Action for Spent Fuel Solutions Now - deserves a round of applause. The bipartisan coalition, if it gets traction, will help find practical ways to move nuclear fuel from sites like the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. The initial membership is drawn from across society, including labor, business and community organizations, and Native American and environmental leaders and involves Southern California Edison, which operated the plant. Now that SONGS …  Continue Reading

August 23, 2021

San Diego Union-Tribune: Oceanside to get $3.5 million for new fire station

Oceanside will get a $3.5 million federal grant to help build the city's new downtown fire station because of the location's proximity to Camp Pendleton. The relocated fire house on Civic Center Drive will replace the original Fire Station No. 1, built in 1929 on Pier View Way and said to be one of the oldest operating stations in the nation. Located just 2.3 miles from the main entrance to the Marine Corps base, the city's Fire Station No. 1 could be called to help extinguish a large fire on …  Continue Reading

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September 09, 2021

San Clemente Times: The Levin Letter: Federal Relief Arrives for Cherished Local Businesses

South Orange County residents know the value of the small businesses that anchor our community. Locals and tourists alike come together to build memories in the many restaurants, recreational venues, and other locally owned establishments that line our streets. Amidst a pandemic that threatened many of these small businesses, federal relief has enabled many to keep their lights on. By now, you've probably heard of the American Rescue Plan, a comprehensive federal effort to address the public …  Continue Reading

August 05, 2021

San Clemente Times: The Levin Letter: New Federal Funding will Increase Community Access, Fight Coastal Erosion

Roads, rails, and sidewalks connect our neighborhoods and enable freedom of movement throughout South Orange County. Unfortunately for our coastal community, erosion presents a growing threat to the safety of our people and the structural integrity of our crucial transportation infrastructure. Over the past several decades, our beaches and bluffs have been placed under enormous stress due to sea-level rise and other environmental factors. The results of these forces are entirely predictable: we…  Continue Reading

July 08, 2021

San Clemente Times: The Levin Letter: We Can't Let New Offshore Drilling Devastate the South OC Economy

As most people in South Orange County know, our coastal waters are the lifeblood of our local economy. From boating to surfing to hospitality, ocean-based economic activity employs tens of thousands of Orange County residents. However, offshore drilling threatens our waters, along with the communities that rely on the ocean to make ends meet. We must eliminate the possibility of new drilling along our shores. As an environmental attorney and an advocate for coastal preservation, I've long oppo…  Continue Reading

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