Press Releases

April 15, 2021

Rep. Mike Levin and Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Support Del Mar Fairgrounds and Agricultural Fairs

U.S. Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation with Reps. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), Billy Long (R-MO), and Dan Newhouse (R-WA) to support agricultural fairs like the San Diego County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and offset the devastating financial losses they have experienced due to COVID-19. The Agricultural Fairs Rescue Act would provide $500 million in federal grants for agricultural fairs through state departments of agriculture. State and county fairs are a primary source of…  Continue Reading

April 14, 2021

Rep. Mike Levin: California Veterans to Receive $1,400 Payments from American Rescue Plan Beginning this Week

U.S. Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA) announced today that many Californians who receive benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs could expect Economic Impact Payments of up to $1,400 to hit their bank accounts beginning this week. Many Californians have already received Economic Impact Payments as part of the American Rescue Plan that Rep. Levin helped pass. The latest round of payments applies specifically to veterans and their beneficiaries who receive Compensation and Pension (C&P) bene…  Continue Reading

April 14, 2021

Rep. Mike Levin and Colleagues Reintroduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Prioritize Veterans’ Economic Benefits at VA

This week, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA), Chair of the House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, reintroduced the Veterans' Education, Transition, and Opportunity Prioritization Plan (VET OPP) Act with a bipartisan, bicameral group of colleagues. The VET OPP Act would create an Economic Opportunity and Transition Administration within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to prioritize transition, education, and employment programs. The bill is also led by Represent…  Continue Reading

In The News

December 30, 2020

Coast News: Levin’s bill aimed at helping homeless veterans awaits Trump’s approval

In mid-December, Congress passed a bipartisan-supported bill primarily sponsored by Rep. Mike Levin (D-San Juan Capistrano) that aims to strengthen and expand services for veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic.…  Continue Reading

December 26, 2020

Times of San Diego: Rep. Mike Levin Delivers Democrats’ National Weekly Address on Christmas Day

Rep. Mike Levin, who represents north San Diego and South Orange counties in Congress, delivered the national Democratic Party's weekly address on Christmas Day.…  Continue Reading

December 23, 2020

San Clemente Times: California Legislators Address Coronavirus Relief Package

Following Congress' passage of a $900 billion package intended to alleviate effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and subsequent criticism of individual payments being only $600 under the legislation, several House Representatives from California discussed aspects of the bill during a press call hosted by the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee on Tuesday, Dec. 22.…  Continue Reading


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