Press Releases

02.13.20

Rep. Takano Leads Bipartisan Letter to HHS Requesting Reimbursement Guidelines for Expenses State and Local Governments Incurred in Response to Coronavirus

Riverside, CA - Today, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) led 16 Members of Congress in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish guidelines for state and local governments to receive federal reimbursements for costs they incur in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. In the letter, the Representatives state, "The administration has already identified military bases and health facilities near 11 major airports that can support Americans evacuated from Chin… Continue Reading


02.11.20

Rep. Mark Takano Daily Update on Coronavirus and Federal Quarantine Ordered for Repatriated U.S. Citizens at March Air Reserve Base 02.11.2020

Rep. Mark Takano is providing daily updates on the current federal quarantine ordered for repatriated U.S. citizens at March Air Reserve Base and coronavirus. Please read the information below for updates from local and federal agencies and latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano. This will be the last edition of Rep. Mark Takano's daily updates on the federal quarantine ordered for repatriated U.S. citizens at March Air Reserve Base barring any major developments regarding the… Continue Reading


02.10.20

Rep. Mark Takano Daily Update on Coronavirus and Federal Quarantine Ordered for Repatriated U.S. Citizens at March Air Reserve Base 02.10.2020

Rep. Mark Takano is providing daily updates on the current federal quarantine ordered for repatriated U.S. citizens at March Air Reserve Base and coronavirus. Please read the information below for updates from local and federal agencies and latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano. 02/10/2020 Latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano: Monday, February 10, 2020 Office of Congressman Takano holds call with County of Riverside The Office of Congressman Takano h… Continue Reading


02.09.20

Rep. Mark Takano Daily Update on Coronavirus and Federal Quarantine Ordered for Repatriated U.S. Citizens at March Air Reserve Base 02.09.2020

Rep. Mark Takano is providing daily updates on the current federal quarantine ordered for repatriated U.S. citizens at March Air Reserve Base and coronavirus. Please read the information below for updates from local and federal agencies and latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano. 02/09/2020 Latest update from the World Health Organization: Sunday, February 9, 2020 No new countries reported cases of 2019-nCoV in the past 24 hours. Update on Cruise Ship Diamond Princess: O… Continue Reading


02.08.20

Rep. Mark Takano Daily Update on Coronavirus and Federal Quarantine Ordered for Repatriated U.S. Citizens at March Air Reserve Base 02.08.2020

Rep. Mark Takano is providing daily updates on the current federal quarantine ordered for repatriated U.S. citizens at March Air Reserve Base and coronavirus. Please read the information below for updates from local and federal agencies and latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano. 02/08/2020 Latest update from the World Health Organization: Saturday, February 8, 2020 No new countries reported cases of 2019-nCoV in the past 24 hours. The infection prevention and control (IPC… Continue Reading


02.07.20

Rep. Mark Takano Daily Update on Coronavirus and Federal Quarantine Ordered for Repatriated U.S. Citizens at March Air Reserve Base 02.07.2020

Rep. Mark Takano is providing daily updates on the current federal quarantine ordered for repatriated U.S. citizens at March Air Reserve Base and coronavirus. Please read the information below for updates from local and federal agencies and latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano. 02/07/2020 Latest update from the County of Riverside: Thursday, February 6, 2020 As of 2/6/2020, the situation summary remains consistent with the information provided on 2/5/2020. The MH DOC is … Continue Reading


02.06.20

Rep. Mark Takano Daily Update on Coronavirus and Federal Quarantine Ordered for Repatriated U.S. Citizens at March Air Reserve Base 02.06.2020

Rep. Mark Takano is providing daily updates on the current federal quarantine ordered for repatriated U.S. citizens at March Air Reserve Base and coronavirus. Please read the information below for updates from local and federal agencies and latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano. 02/06/2020 Latest update from the County of Riverside: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Minor and Parent Return to March Air Reserve Base The minor transported to Riverside University Health System-Med… Continue Reading


02.05.20

Rep. Mark Takano Daily Update on Coronavirus and Federal Quarantine Ordered for Repatriated U.S. Citizens at March Air Reserve Base 02.05.2020

Rep. Mark Takano is providing daily updates on the current federal quarantine ordered for repatriated U.S. citizens at March Air Reserve Base and coronavirus. Please read the information below for updates from local and federal agencies and latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano. 02/05/2020 Latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Rep. Takano released a video update about the situation at March Air Reserve Base. Watch the vide… Continue Reading


02.04.20

Rep. Takano Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

Washington, DC - Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) released this statement following President Trump's State of the Union address: "In his State of the Union Address, President Trump continued to spread lies about his record on healthcare. He claimed to support people with pre-existing conditions, yet he's currently supporting a lawsuit that has reached the Supreme Court and that would dismantle the Affordable Care Act and end protections for people with pre-existing conditions. He claimed to support… Continue Reading


02.04.20

Rep. Mark Takano Daily Update on Coronavirus and Federal Quarantine Ordered for Repatriated U.S. Citizens at March Air Reserve Base 02.04.2020

Rep. Mark Takano is providing daily updates on the current federal quarantine ordered for repatriated U.S. citizens at March Air Reserve Base and coronavirus. Please read the information below for updates from local and federal agencies and latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano. 02/04/2020 Latest updates from the County of Riverside: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Minor taken to hospital, another traveler arrives at March Air Reserve Base A minor, who is part of a group being… Continue Reading


02.03.20

Rep. Mark Takano Daily Update on Coronavirus and Federal Quarantine Ordered for Repatriated U.S. Citizens at March Air Reserve Base 02.03.2020

Rep. Mark Takano is providing daily updates on the current federal quarantine ordered for repatriated U.S. citizens at March Air Reserve Base and coronavirus. Please read the information below for updates from local and federal agencies and latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano. 02/03/2020 Latest updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Monday, February 3, 2020 CDC Interagency Telebriefing for Hill Staff on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Co… Continue Reading


02.03.20

Rep. Takano Announces Disabled U.S. Combat Veteran from Moreno Valley as Guest to the State of the Union

Riverside, CA - Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) has announced Elton Johnson, Jr., a Lieutenant Colonel in the Infantry Branch in the U.S. Army Retired Reserves and resident of Moreno Valley, as his guest to the State of the Union. "I am honored to have a constituent and proud veteran, Elton Johnson, Jr., join me as my guest to the State of the Union. Elton has dedicated his life to serving our country honorably and to supporting veterans in our community," said Rep. Mark Takano. "I was introduced t… Continue Reading


02.02.20

Rep. Mark Takano Daily Update on Coronavirus and Federal Quarantine Ordered for Repatriated U.S. Citizens at March Air Reserve Base 02.02.2020

Rep. Mark Takano is providing daily updates on the current federal quarantine ordered for repatriated U.S. citizens at March Air Reserve Base and coronavirus. Please read the information below for updates from local and federal agencies and latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano. 02/02/2020 Latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano: Saturday, February 1, 2020 Office of Congressman Takano held a call with the CDC and CDC Deputy Director for Infectious Disease… Continue Reading


02.01.20

Rep. Mark Takano Daily Update on Coronavirus and Federal Quarantine Ordered for Repatriated U.S. Citizens at March Air Reserve Base 02.01.2020

Rep. Mark Takano is providing daily updates on the current federal quarantine ordered for repatriated U.S. citizens at March Air Reserve Base and coronavirus. Please read the information below for updates from local and federal agencies and latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano. 02/01/2020 Latest action from the Office of Congressman Mark Takano: Saturday, February 1, 2020 Reps. Takano, Torres Seek New Information from U.S. Air Force Secretary on Decision to Repatriate Ame… Continue Reading


02.01.20

Reps. Takano, Torres Seek New Information from U.S. Air Force Secretary on Decision to Repatriate Americans from Wuhan, China to March Air Reserve Base

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) and Rep. Norma Torres (D-CA) sent a letter to U.S. Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett requesting more information on the decision to repatriate U.S. diplomats and citizens to March Air Reserve Base and expressing concern over the lack of transparency behind this decision. In the letter, the Members state, "Some Members of Congress were first notified of, but not consulted on, this decision on the evening of January 29, 2020 by officials from th… Continue Reading


01.31.20

Rep. Takano Statement on Federal Quarantine Orders for Passengers from Wuhan, China at March Air Reserve Base

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) announcement of a federal quarantine order at March Air Reserve Base. "I was just informed that the CDC has issued a federal quarantine order at March Air Reserve Base for the U.S. citizens who were repatriated from Wuhan, China earlier this week. The CDC made it clear that this serious action was taken out of an abundance of caution based on scienti… Continue Reading


01.29.20

Comprehensive CREDIT Act Passes House Including Rep. Takano Provision to Prohibit Inclusion of Arrest Records on Consumer Reports if Arrest Did Not Lead to a Conviction

Washington, D.C. - Today, the Comprehensive Credit Rating Enhancement, Disclosure, Innovation, and Transparency (CREDIT) Act of 2020 - a bold legislative package to reform the credit reporting industry and better protect consumers - passed out of the House including a provision from Rep. Mark Takano that would prohibit the inclusion of arrest records on consumer and credit reports if those arrests did not lead to a conviction. "Consumer reporting in this country is extremely broken and consumer… Continue Reading


01.29.20

Rep. Takano Statement on Flight from Wuhan, China Transporting American Citizens and Diplomats Set to Arrive at March Air Reserve Base

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) released the following statement regarding a flight transporting American citizens and U.S. diplomats from Wuhan, China that is set to arrive around 8:00 AM PT at March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley, California: "On Tuesday night, I received a briefing from the Director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and I was prov… Continue Reading


01.09.20

Rep. Mark Takano Votes for War Powers Resolution

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) released this statement after voting for H.Con.Res. 83, a War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of the U.S. Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran. "After President Trump engaged in unlawful and unconstitutional military actions against Iran, Congress had the duty to assert its sole authority to declare war. This War Powers Resolution is an essential check on the president's unauthorized use of military force against I… Continue Reading


01.03.20

Rep. Takano Statement on Trump’s Dangerous Escalation of Tensions with Iran

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) released this statement after the Trump Administration conducted a deadly airstrike at Baghdad International Airport without consulting Congress. "President Trump's hostile action against Iran is a dangerous provocation that is leading us to the brink of unnecessary war, putting the lives of thousands of our servicemembers at risk. The President should have consulted Congress before taking such action. "The American people and Congress des… Continue Reading

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