Costa Issues Statement on House Passage of the AMIGOS Act, Calls on Senate to Act

Dec 3, 2019
Press Release

(Washington) – Congressman Jim Costa (CA-16) released the following statement on House passage of H.R. 565 - the Advancing Mutual Interests and Growing our Success (AMIGOS) Act:

“This bipartisan bill will not only help create more American jobs and increase investment across the country, it will also further strengthen the bonds between United States and Portugal – one of our oldest allies,” said Costa. “I now call upon the Senate to join the House and take up this commonsense legislation that will bring shared prosperity to both our great countries.”  

Congressman Costa represents a large Portuguese American population in California’s San Joaquin Valley and is a Co-Chair of the Congressional Portuguese American Caucus. Rep. Costa also represented a sizeable Portuguese American population in the Central Valley during his time serving in the California State Legislature.