WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman TJ Cox introduced the Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019, legislation that would ease the process of reorganizing debt through Chapter 12 bankruptcy rules. The bill restructures the rules to make more farms eligible for protection amid a continued downturn in the farm economy. Rep.
SELMA – Today, Rep. TJ Cox marked 100 days since his swearing in. On January 3rd, Rep.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman TJ Cox announced the newest addition to his legislative team – John Lynch, who will be focused on securing water resources for the Central Valley. John previously helped manage the water portfolio for Senator Dianne Feinstein. Congressman Cox released the following statement:
WASHINGTON – In a bipartisan move, Congressman Cox joined Reps.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. TJ Cox voted along with Democratic and Republican colleagues to re-authorize the Violence Against Women Act. The landmark Violence Against Women Act of 1994 ushered in transformative progress by calling for the protection of all Americans from violence and abuse, and working to ensure all victims and survivors have the support they need.
WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed a resolution condemning the Trump Administration’s decision to repeal the full Affordable Care Act through the courts – throwing the healthcare for millions of people in the Central Valley into jeopardy. Rep. TJ Cox released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Chair Barbara Lee (CA-13) announced the selection of Rep TJ Cox as the Vice Chair on Rural Poverty on the Majority Leader Task Force on Poverty and Opportunity for the 116th Congress.
WASHINGTON – In response to the U.S. Dairy Council’s warning that President Trump’s promise to seal the border would decimate dairy producers, already suffering from the President’s trade wars, Congressman TJ Cox released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman TJ Cox joined his colleagues this week in voting to pass H.R. 7, the historical Paycheck Fairness Act. This critical legislation strengthens loopholes in the 1963 Equal Pay Act to secure justice for working women by providing effective solutions to unjust and inequitable pay practices.
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the Trump Administration’s Department of Justice issued a new legal filing in the federal case it’s pursuing to allow insurers to discriminate against those with pre-existing conditions.
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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.