FRESNO, CA - Tomorrow, Congressman Jim Costa (D-Fresno) will be attending a joint meeting of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors and the Fresno City Council regarding homelessness in Fresno County. At 1:30pm, Costa will introduce the keynote speaker, Mr. Philip Mangano, who was appointed by President George W. Bush in 2002 to serve as Executive Director of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness. Mangano is addressing the Board and the Council to discuss ways to combat homelessness in Fresno and Fresno County.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - On Saturday, November 3rd, Congressman Jim Costa (D-Fresno) will be attending a Homebuyer and Foreclosure Prevention Fair which he is sponsoring. Some of the agencies providing information about home purchasing and preventing foreclosure include Housing and Urban Development, ACORN Housing, Consumer Credit Counseling Services, as well as local banks and licensed Realtors.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In response to a letter that Congressman Jim Costa (D-Fresno) sent to Mexican Congressman Isidro Pedraza Chavez, the President of the Special Commission of Exbraceros, Pedraza stated in a press conference on Tuesday, October 9th that he will help to coordinate efforts to have the Mexican Consulates within the United States assist the former braceros that are still awaiting their compensation for participating in the Bracero Program from 1942-1964 and advocate to allocate funds so they can receive their due payments.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Thursday October 11th, Congressman Jim Costa (D-Fresno) will be available to the press to discuss recent Congressional action House Resolution 106, the Armenian Genocide resolution, which passed through the House Foreign Affairs Committee today by a vote of 27 to 21. Costa will also discuss the Farm Bill.
Below is the statement given by Costa in today's hearing.
WHO: Rep. Jim Costa, D-Fresno
WHAT: Media Availability