Press Releases

February 2019
Takano, Duckworth, and Hirono Introduce Legislation to Prevent Atrocities Like Mass Japanese American Incarceration From Repeating
Rep. Takano Statement on President Trump’s Unconstitutional National Emergency Declaration
Rep. Takano and Senator Brown Introduce the VA Employee Fairness Act
Rep. Takano Statement on State of the Union
Rep. Takano Announces Air Traffic Controller from Moreno Valley as Guest to the State of the Union
Rep. Takano Commends Expansion of Riverside National Cemetery
January 2019
Rep. Mark Takano and Senator Mazie Hirono Introduce the Fred Korematsu Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019
Representative Mark Takano Elected Chairman of House Committee On Veterans’ Affairs
December 2018
Rep. Takano Statement on Third Trump Shutdown
Rep. Takano: “The Department of Education’s Federal Commission on School Safety report is a complete sham.”
Rep. Mark Takano Leads Bipartisan Letter Opposing the Closure of Amtrak’s Reservations Facility in Riverside
Rep. Takano: “An absolute shame and a disgrace that my Republican colleagues had the intention of bringing Dr. Joseph J. Sabia as a witness”
Rep. Takano Statement on Sudden Closure of Education Corporation of America
November 2018
Vice Ranking Member Takano Leads Democratic Members of Veterans Affairs Committee and Democratic Colleagues in Demanding Answers from VA Secretary Wilkie Regarding GI Bill Benefits Payments
130 Democratic Members Sign Letter of Support for Rep. Mark Takano to Become Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
Rep. Takano Statement on VA Announcement of Changes to Post-9/11 GI Bill Housing Payments
Rep. Takano Slams DeVos Decision to Recognize ACICS
Rep. Takano Statement on G.I. Benefits Payment Delays Affecting Student Veterans
October 2018
Rep. Takano Calls for Release of Full Department of Education File on ACICS
September 2018
Rep. Takano’s Bill Extending Paid Sick Leave Benefits to Wounded Warriors Working at the VA Becomes a Law
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