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San Fernando Valley Salutes Our Veterans

Join Congressman Howard L. Berman on November 11, 2006 for the 3rd annual San Fernando Valley Veteran’s Day Festivities. Click here for more information. Congressman Berman and his wife Janis join (Left to Right) Marine Captain Chris Winsley, Navy Commander Greg Garcia, 2006 Grand Marshal Sergeant Christina Gecse and Brigadier General William N. McCasland at the 2005 parade.

Congressman Berman and his wife Janis join (Left to Right) Marine Captain Chris Winsley, Navy Commander Greg Garcia, 2006 Grand Marshal Sergeant Christina Gecse and Brigadier General William N. McCasland at the 2005 parade.

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If you are a constituent of the 28th Congressional District of California, our office can assist you with matters involving Federal agencies. We also provide for visitors to Washington, DC, and can arrange to have a flag flown for you over the U.S. Capitol building.

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If you are in need of government assistance, but are unsure where to go for information on how to apply, Govbenefits.gov may be the answer. It reduces the amount of research needed to take advantage of government benefits programs by providing information only on those programs most likely to benefit each individual.

Constituents complete a confidential questionnaire and Govebenefits.gov matches their request with the appropriate benefit programs, and provides application information. It contains a wide variety of information on such topics as Medicaid/Medicare, small business loans, scholarships, and disaster relief, to name a few.

Current Issues and Statements

Democratic Medicare Drug Reforms Could Save Seniors Billions of Dollars

October 26, 2006

Washington, D.C. - Democratic members of Congress have proposed reforms of the Medicare drug benefit that could save the average senior almost $500 per year and eliminate the donut hole, without any increased costs to the taxpayer.   Almost 14 million (full story...)

Report Finds Californians Have Suffered Under the Bush Administration's Tax Cuts and Economic Policies

October 12, 2006

Washington, D.C. - A new report released by the Citizens for Tax Justice shows the negative impacts of the Bush administration tax cuts and economic policies on Californians.     Democrats have continuously fought for the middle class.  Unlike the Republicans that have given (full story...)

Statement of Rep. Howard Berman Regarding the Ethics Committee Investigation of the House Page Scandal

October 5, 2006

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Berman, ranking minority member of the House Ethics Committee, released the following statement today regarding the investigation of the House Page Program Allegations.     The House Ethics Committee today launched a full-scale investigation regarding any conduct of House (full story...)

Rep. Berman Fights to Block Doubling and Tripling of Medicare Premiums for Many Seniors

September 29, 2006

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Howard Berman announced his support for Democratic legislation that would block Republican provisions that would double and triple Medicare premiums for many seniors.  Rep. Berman signed a discharge petition that would bring this proposal (H.R. 5147) (full story...)

Rep. Berman Urges President Bush to Release Full Report on Terrorism and Iraq

September 28, 2006

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Berman and 32 other members of Congress wrote a letter to President Bush urging him to release an unclassified version of the entire April 2006 National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on "Trends in Global Terrorism."   The text (full story...)

Rep. Berman Sponsors Resolution Demanding Release of Intelligence Reports on Iraq

September 27, 2006

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Howard Berman and more than 40 other members of Congress today introduced H. Res. 1043, a resolution demanding that the Bush Administration release, in unclassified form, all intelligence reports concerning the impact of the war in Iraq on terrorism, (full story...)

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