FEMA does not require that anyone purchase flood insurance. The Federal requirement to purchase flood insurance is based on the lender’s determination that the building is located in a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) on the current Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM). The SFHA is an area subject to inundation by the base (1-percent-annual-chance) flood. In accordance with the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 and the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994, flood insurance is required for all structures in an SFHA that have mortgage loans backed by a federally regulated lender or seRead More
Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today released the following comments on the President’s State of the Union Address:
This evening, the President missed an opportunity to set the tone for this new Congress to start working together across party lines to advance meaningful reforms and the solutions our country so desperately needs. Instead, we heard the same empty rhetoric that appeals exclusively to one side of the aisle to advance the exact agenda Americans voted against last November: more spending, more taxes, and more government control.Read More
By Barbara Arrigoni, Oroville Mercury Register
Posted: 01/19/15, 5:22 PM PST
People listen while Ajamu Lamumba Monday recites excerpts from Martin Luther King Jr’s. speech “I’ve been to the mountaintop” during the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the Southside Community Center in Oroville. Bill Husa — Enterprise-Record
Oroville >> The words of Martin Luther King Jr. rang out Monday morning as people in Oroville gathered at the Southside Community Center to honor his legacy and inspire one another to better things.Read More
Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today announced mobile staff office hours in Red Bluff, California. LaMalfa’s staff will be on hand to answer questions, provide updates on legislation and help constituents with veteran’s benefits, Social Security and other federal programs.
What: Red Bluff Mobile Office Hours
When: Tuesday, January 20th, from 11:00am – 2:00pm
Where: Red Bluff Community Center
1500 S. Jackson St, Red Bluff, CA 96080
Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today released the following statement applauding the House passage of H.R. 240, the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2015.Read More
By David Smith
Posted Jan. 13, 2015 @ 9:18 am
Siskiyou County’s Congressional representative Doug LaMalfa voted recently to alter the requirement that employees working 30 hours per week be provided with health insurance by their employers.
LaMalfa joined 239 other House Republicans and 12 Democrats in passing House Resolution 30, titled the “Save American Workers Act of 2015.”Read More
Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today delivered the following statement on the floor of the U. S. House of Representatives in support of a package of amendments to the FY 2015 Homeland Security Appropriations bill to stop President Obama’s executive overreach on immigration.Read More
By: U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa /Guest ColumnistRead More
Washington, DC – Rep. LaMalfa (R-CA) today voted in favor of legislation that would return the legal definition of full-time employment to the traditional 40 hours per week. Obamacare currently requires employers to offer health coverage to workers and their dependents who work over 30 hours a week, incentivizing businesses to hire workers at only 29 hours and disproportionately harming low-income workers.Read More
Washington, DC – Rep. LaMalfa (R-CA) today issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 22, a measure he co-sponsored encouraging employers to hire more of our nation’s veterans. The legislation ensures veterans who already receive health insurance through the Department of Veterans Affairs or TRICARE are exempt from being counted as part of the 50 full-time employee threshold to provide insurance as required under the employer mandate.Read More
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Doug LaMalfa is a fourth generation rice farmer and business owner who has lived in Northern California all his life. He and his wife, Jill, along with their four children make their home on the family farm in Richvale. Doug attended local schools and grew up learning the value of hard work and community service.
Doug earned his degree in Ag/Business from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He now manages the family farming business originally founded by his great-grandfather in 1931.
Doug is a strong voice for the North State’s agriculture and resources based economy and for the first district’s farms and businesses.
A conservative leader, Doug LaMalfa has opposed increasing taxes and is a stalwart defender of California’s Proposition 13. With a proven record of fighting on behalf of working families, Doug believes that taxpayers know better than bureaucrats and politicians how to spend and invest their own hard-earned money.
Doug is a strong supporter of private property rights and the author of a Constitutional Amendment to protect Californians against eminent domain abuse.
Water is the North State’s most precious natural resource and Doug LaMalfa believes in protecting our water rights and developing more water storage. He has continually advocated for increasing California’s water supply, supporting planned projects such as Sites Reservoir and the Auburn Dam. Doug has been a leader in opposing burdensome environmental regulations that place fairy shrimp and fish ahead of human needs.
Agriculture and Forestry have been the backbone of northern California’s economy for generations and Doug LaMalfa has made it a priority to educate his fellow Representatives on the importance of resource industries and the beneficial stewardship they provide. Doug successfully authored and passed California’s Forest Fire Protection Act of 2004 to allow landowners to make their rural lands fire-safe.
Doug LaMalfa’s firm beliefs are that government should do no harm and that limited government means government should do only what people cannot do for themselves, in the most efficient manner possible.
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