Padilla named to Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) has been named to several subcommittees on the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, covering transportation, infrastructure, climate and clean air, and environmental justice policy. Senator Padilla was named to the following subcommittees of the Senate EPW Committee: Transportation and Infrastructure Clean Air, Climate, and Nuclear Safety Chemical Safety, Waste Management, Environmental Justice,

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Padilla Cosponsors Background Check Expansion Act to Reduce Gun Violence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) joined 43 Senators, led by Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), in introducing the Background Check Expansion Act to expand federal background checks to all gun sales. Under current federal law, unlicensed or private sellers are not required to conduct a background check prior to transferring a firearm. 97 percent of Americans support comprehensive background checks. Research indicates that as

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Padilla Pushes Top Intel Officials on How Trump Election Disinformation is Inspiring More Attacks

With rumored attacks on March 4 and beyond, U.S. intelligence analysts confirm Trump rhetoric is inspiring domestic terrorism WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) participated in the second oversight hearing on the January 6th attack on the United States Capitol as a member of both the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and the Rules and Administration Committee. Intelligence officials confirmed on-the-record to Padilla that the continued spread

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Padilla, Senate Democrats Push White House To Tie Relief Payments, Jobless Benefits To Economic Conditions In Build Back Better Plan

Policies would ensure needed economic relief continues, not obstructed by Republicans WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) joined fellow Democratic Senators in pushing the White House to include recurring relief payments and jobless benefits tied to economic conditions in President Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan. Padilla signed onto a letter to President Biden with Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR), Bernie Sanders

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