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July 21, 2021

Reps. Mike Levin and Rodney Davis Announce Formation of Bipartisan Spent Nuclear Fuel Solutions Caucus

Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) and Rodney Davis (R-IL) announced the formation of their Spent Nuclear Fuel Solutions Caucus, a bipartisan group of House members who will drive progress on the safe storage, transportation, and disposal of spent nuclear fuel across the country. There are approximately 80 locations in 34 states across the country where spent nuclear fuel is stored after it is removed from a commercial nuclear reactor. Additionally, 25 of these sites are co-located wi…  Continue Reading

July 21, 2021

Reps. Mike Levin and Colleagues Announce Reintroduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Access to Veterans’ Services

Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Levin (D-CA), Matt Rosendale (R-MT), Tim Ryan (D-OH), and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) reintroduced the Commitment to Veteran Support and Outreach Act, a bipartisan bill to authorize federal funding for county veterans service officers (CVSOs) who are often the best resource to help veterans and their families understand resources at their disposal, file benefit claims, and represent veterans in VA hearings. A fact sheet on the bill is available here. Right n…  Continue Reading

July 14, 2021

Rep. Mike Levin Honors Revered Local Principal as Constituent of the Month

Julie Parker is Rep. Levin's Constituent of the Month. Oceanside, CA - Today, U.S. Representative Mike Levin (D-CA) announced that local principal and Solana Beach resident Julie Parker is the July Constituent of the Month. Principal Parker is an educator and administrator with 34 years of experience, and after spending the last 26 years as a cherished part of the Cardiff School, she now begins a well-deserved retirement. During her time at the Cardiff School, she guided numerous groundbreaking…  Continue Reading

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July 22, 2021

San Diego Union-Tribune: San Diego Rep. Levin forms bipartisan caucus for safe disposal of nuclear fuel waste

Rep. Mike Levin Wednesday announced the formation of a Spent Nuclear Fuels Solutions Caucus in Congress to guide the disposal of nuclear waste from the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and other power plants around the United States. The radioactive material is being held in temporary storage around the country, including at San Onofre. "The current issue of spent nuclear fuel is simply not sustainable," said Levin, D-San Juan Capistrano. "It is also a violation of the promise, codified d…  Continue Reading

July 20, 2021

Dana Point Times: House Appropriations bills earmark funding for local infrastructure projects

House appropriations legislation making its way through Congress currently includes more than $22 million in funding to largely support infrastructure projects in North San Diego County, along with Dana Point and San Clemente, Rep. Mike Levin's office announced last week. Levin, a Democrat whose district includes South Orange County and North San Diego County, secured the funding for several projects in the bill that was recently approved by an appropriations subcommittee. If the bill is appro…  Continue Reading

July 07, 2021

The Coast News: House passes bill proposing $20M for local infrastructure projects

REGION - Millions of federal dollars could be coming to the 49th Congressional District after a huge infrastructure bill made it through the House of Representatives. Last Thursday, July 1, the House passed the INVEST in America Act, a $715 billion, comprehensive surface transportation and clean water bill that aims to create "good-paying jobs" that will rebuild and "reimagine" the nation's roads, bridges, rail and other transit options as well as wastewater and drinking water infrastructure ac…  Continue Reading

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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

June 21, 2021

Times of San Diego: Opinion--To Fight Poverty, Congress Must Support Permanent Expansion of Child Tax Credit

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of families have struggled under the weight of child care expenses. With two young children of our own at home, my wife and I know firsthand how costly child care can be. A key federal program to help parents with these expenses is the Child Tax Credit, which has lifted millions of children out of poverty. During the public health and economic crises of the past year, it became clear that parents needed even more help, which is why Democrats in Congres…  Continue Reading

June 12, 2021

San Clemente Times: The Levin Letter: South OC Veterans Remind Us of Public Service

This past Memorial Day, those of us who are vaccinated were able to safely gather again with friends and family, returning to all of the traditions that we cherish. While the day marked a new milestone in the pandemic-a sense of normalcy as we begin the summer-it's important for us to remember what Memorial Day really means. The veterans honored in South Orange County continue to remind us of the service and sacrifices that have been made for our country. I had the opportunity to join members …  Continue Reading

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