WASHINGTON – Following his vote to prevent another unnecessary and damaging government shutdown last night, and the President’s remarks on declaring a national emergency this morning, Rep. TJ Cox issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON – Rep. TJ Cox (CA-21) issued the following statement following Governor Gavin Newsom’s first State of the State Address earlier today:
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. TJ Cox, member of the House Agriculture Committee, spoke over the phone with US Department of Agriculture Secretary Sunny Perdue about the challenges facing farmers and ranches in the Central Valley. Rep. Cox also invited Secretary Perdue to visit the 21st District to speak with farmers and ranchers in our community and learn more our rich agricultural heritage. Rep.
WASHINGTON – Congressman TJ Cox released the following statement following the conclusion of the President’s State of the Union Address:
WASHINGTON – Rep. TJ Cox, Chairman of the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation, released the following statement on David Bernhardt’s nomination as Secretary of the Interior:
WASHINGTON – Today Rep. TJ Cox announced that he was inviting Raj Kaur, a federal law enforcement officer, single mother and cancer survivor, as his State of the Union guest tomorrow. Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House passed the Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act, a bill to provide every federal civilian employee a 2.6% pay raise. The bill is a crucial step in treating federal employees with the respect they deserve and compensating them for the financial stress they faced during the government shutdown.
WASHINGTON - On the news that Rep. TJ Cox had been named to Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, in addition to Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Rep. TJ Cox released the following statement:
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In that spirit, Rep. T.J. Cox, a freshman Democratic congressman from California, introduced a bill last week that would force the U.S. Treasury to provide $6,000 no-interest loans to federal employees during the government shutdown. The bill has 86 co-sponsors and is in committee at the moment.
Rep. TJ Cox has submitted his first bill to Congress, one he said would require the U.S. Department of the Treasury to offer no-interest loans of up to $6,000 to federal workers currently not being paid due to the partial government shutdown.
Reasonable people on both sides of the political debate can disagree about the right way to stop the flow of illegal drugs into our country and regulate our immigration system. But the current crisis, manufactured by the president’s decision to shut down our government unless he gets a border wall, does nothing to address these concerns.
The House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee recently named Congressman TJ Cox (D-Fresno) to the House Committee on Agriculture.