Jimmy Gomez

U.S. Congressman representing California's 34th district

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U.S. Congressman representing California's 34th district

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President Trump announced he was postponing a nationwide immigration sweep set to begin on Sunday, targeting thousands of migrants.

Trump border policies are ‘psychological torture’

President Trump announced he was postponing a nationwide immigration sweep set to begin on Sunday, targeting thousands of migrants.

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Is paid family leave the new front in the fight over worker benefits? Last week, Governor Jerry Brown signed the $15 minimum wage bill. Yesterday he increased family leave benefits.

California Expands Paid Family Leave

Is paid family leave the new front in the fight over worker benefits? Last week, Governor Jerry Brown signed the $15 minimum wage bill. Yesterday he increased family leave benefits.

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California's transportation infrastructure is falling apart after years of deferred maintenance.

California's Crumbling Roads

California's transportation infrastructure is falling apart after years of deferred maintenance.

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