Washington, D.C. – Congressman TJ Cox (CA-21) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the agency approved up to $15 million to purchase raisin products for distribution to various food nutrition assistance programs and charitable organizations.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman TJ Cox (CA-21) issued the following statement after the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Agency (HUD) announced it will be providing $2,795,188 to Fresno County and $4,773,453 to Kern County through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).
Washington, D.C. – Congressman TJ Cox (CA-21) released the following statement today after U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue announced that crops including walnuts would be included in the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), which will assist producers while the President works to address market access barriers.
This week, Congressman TJ Cox introduced H.R. 3647, the Impact Aid and Infrastructure Act, with Congressman Don Young of Alaska. This legislation would invest in facilities of federally impacted school districts by providing a one-time infusion of funds into the Impact Aid construction program to address the significant backlog of facility needs at federally impacted school districts.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman TJ Cox (CA-21) released the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the Shafter-Minter Field Airport associated with Shafter, California $1,7100,000.00 million in funding.
200 Days of Extraordinary Productivity For The People of the Central Valley
On Thursday afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Rep. Cox’s Bipartisan Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019.
WASHINGTON, DC— American Sikh Caucus Co-Chairs Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) and Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL), and Vice Chairs Congressman T.J. Cox (D-CA), Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Congresswoman Haley Stevens (D-MI), announced the official chartering of the caucus in the 116th Congress:
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Democrats across the country are unhappy with President Trump’s threat to shut the border with Mexico, and Rep. TJ Cox is no exception.
But for the freshman Democrat from Fresno, it’s all about the cows. Local, Central Valley cows.
“Landing in the belly of the beast, Congressman TJ Cox decided to conduct his first Town Hall in Hanford. Though Cox enjoyed a decisive victory in Kern County, he lost to Hanford’s favorite son, former Representative David Valadao in Kings County, a prevailing reason why he decided to hold this event in the county seat.”
Freshman Rep. T.J. Cox starts his surprising second career as a federal watchdog today, when the Democrat from California's San Joaquin Valley leads his first hearing as chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee's Oversight and Investigations panel.
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.