46Alvarez, “For Hispanic Lawmakers, Time to Take the Offensive.”, 47Meyerson, “Los Angeles Times Interview: Xavier Becerra.”. He previously worked in the Los Angeles City Hall Bureau for The Times.

Luego pasó a servir como Subdirector de la Procuraduría General del estado de California. (29 September 1993): 5. 25Michael S. Arnold, “Latinos Make Political Gains,” 18 June 1992, Los Angeles Times (Nuestro Tiempo): 1; Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives, “Election Statistics, 1920 to Present.”, 26Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives, “Election Statistics, 1920 to Present.”. This is long overdue legislation. Estudió en la Universidad de Salamanca en 1978-1979, obteniendo su licenciatura (B.A.) Many of my colleagues will say, This is a great program, and it is necessary for the revitalization of the car industry. and as a freshman I was expected to shut up, but I thought it was an important issue and I didn’t stop talking.” A furious Rostenkowski managed to kill the deal on the floor, and Becerra later told the L.A. Times that he learned an important rule about the personal side of politics. Representó el 31º distrito del Congreso del estado de California cuyos límites quedan completamente dentro de la ciudad de Los Ángeles. In 2017, the CHC had a membership of 28 House Members and 2 Senators. “Members,” Congressional Hispanic Caucus, U.S. House of Representatives, accessed 3 April 2017, http://congressionalhispaniccaucus-lujangrisham.house.gov/members. Our bill also makes it a felony to move cockfighting implements in interstate or foreign commerce. (Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, 1998): ch.

Reflecting on his time in the House, Becerra told the L.A. Times that “my parents inform everything I do in Congress, whether it’s because of their immigrant background or just their hardworking nature or the fact that education was not open to them.” In a gesture laden with meaning, Becerra wore his father’s wedding ring which no longer fit the elder Manuel after a lifetime of hard manual labor.30, Early in his House tenure, Becerra served on the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology (103rd Congress, 1993–1995), the Committee on Education and Labor (103rd–104th Congresses, 1993–1997), and the Committee on the Judiciary (103rd–104th Congresses). Attic, Thomas Jefferson BuildingWashington, D.C. 20515(202) 226-1300, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, United States House of Representatives: History, Art, & Archives, Origins & Development: From the Constitution to the Modern House, Joint Meetings, Joint Sessions, & Inaugurations, Presidents, Vice Presidents, & Coinciding Sessions of Congress, Foreign Leaders and Dignitaries Who Have Addressed the U.S. Congress, Individuals Who Have Lain in State or Honor, Calendars of the House of Representatives, Search Historical Highlights of the House, Chief Administrative Officers of the House, John W. McCormack Annual Award of Excellence to Congressional Employees, House Members Who Became U.S. Supreme Court Justices, House Members Who Received Electoral College Votes, Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, Jeannette Rankin’s Historic Election: A Century of Women in Congress, Joseph H. Rainey: 150 Years of Black Americans Elected to Congress, Campaign Collectibles: Running for Congress, Electronic Technology in the House of Representatives, The People’s House: A Guide to Its History, Spaces, and Traditions, An Annual Outing: The Congressional Baseball Game, Florence Kahn: Congressional Widow to Trailblazing Lawmaker, Mace of the U.S. House of Represen- tatives, The Long Struggle for Representation: Oral Histories of African Americans in Congress, National History Day 2021: Communication in History, Time for a Tour: Visiting the People’s House, Researching the House: Other Primary Sources, Party Divisions of the House of Representatives, 1789 to Present, https://history.house.gov/People/Listing/B/BECERRA,-Xavier-(B000287)/, House Committee - Economic and Educational Opportunities, House Committee - Science, Space, and Technology, Joint Committee - Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction.

I don't think so. 53Almanac of American Politics, 2010: 221. The new district encompassed the southern neighborhoods of Koreatown and Pico Union, the eastern neighborhoods of Boyle Heights and Lincoln Heights, up to Eagle Rock, and west into Hollywood. 43Robert A. Rosenblatt, “Latinos May Hold Key to Future of Social Security,” 25 March 1998, Los Angeles Times: A1. �. Although new legislative priorities and shifting political winds knocked their effort off course (especially following the majority change in 2011), the group reconstituted itself with new members after President Barack Obama won re-election in 2012 but was again unable to reach a deal.40, On Ways and Means, Becerra merged his work on behalf of immigrants with advocacy for underprivileged communities. %%EOF

With this backdrop, what is the response of this Democrat Congress to record unemployment and skyrocketing deficits? He majored in economics and, in 1980, became the first member of his family to earn a bachelor’s degree. This Web site is a mistake. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Most of the foods that humans & animals have consumed for millennia have been genetically modified, by cross-fertilization.

Our legislation does not expand the federal government's reach into a new area, but simply aims to make current law more effective.

One of his earliest bills to clear the assembly required high school government classes to give 18-year-olds the chance register to vote.12 True to his campaign theme, he shepherded a popular bill into law that lengthened prison terms for gang members caught committing crimes on or near school property (it passed the assembly 72–3, and the state senate 36–0).13 In the first half of 1992, his bill allowing high school girls to try out for boys’ teams cleared the assembly, as did his measure forbidding businesses from requiring their employees to speak English (which passed the senate with amendments). I'm not really going to argue with those goals. h�b```�,�B cb�� Much of his House career was spent in the minority. 16George Ramos, “Assemblyman Becerra to Seek Rep. Roybal’s Seat,” 29 February 1992, Los Angeles Times: B3. Many assumed the blowup had cost Becerra a potential seat on the Ways and Means Committee but Rostenkowski lost reelection in 1994 and three years later Becerra became the first Hispanic American to sit on the tax writing panel.33. Attorney General. We provided $1 billion in the supplemental to get it going, enough for about 250,000 sales--which was just about exhausted in one week. Becerra es representante en el 110º Congreso de los Estados Unidos.

32“Welcome Teamwork on Immigration,” 16 March 1994, Los Angeles Times: B6; Ruben Navarrette Jr., “Immigration Ghosts Haunt the Hispanic Caucus,” 20 March 1994, Los Angeles Times: M2; Alan C. Miller, “The Washington Connection: Two Faces of Immigration Debate,” 2 July 1993, Los Angeles Times: A3; Politics in America, 1996 (Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Inc., 1995): 156; Karen Tumulty, “Jobless Bill Snared in Immigration Issue,” 15 October 1993, Los Angeles Times: A14; Politics in America, 1998 (Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Inc., 1997): 171; James Bornemeier, “Rising Star Builds a More Visible Platform,” 24 November 1996, Los Angeles Times: A3.