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Rep. Sara Jacobs Leads San Diego Congressional Delegation in Urging IRS to Extend Federal Tax Deadline Given January Storms

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Rep. Sara Jacobs (CA-51) led the San Diego congressional delegation, including Reps. Juan Vargas (CA-52), Mike Levin (CA-49), and Scott Peters (CA-50), in urging the IRS Commissioner to extend the federal tax deadline from April 15th to June 17th for San Diego County residents, who are continuing to recover from the severe storms and devastating floods in late January.   Read Rep.…

Kiggans, Jacobs Introduce Bill to Investigate Conditions of Overseas Military Barracks

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Today, Congresswoman Jen Kiggans (VA-02) and Congresswoman Sara Jacobs (CA-51) introduced the Foreign Overseas Residence Conditions Enhancement (FORCE) Act to direct the Department of Defense (DoD) to examine the conditions of outside continental U.S. (OCONUS) unaccompanied housing. This bipartisan legislation seeks to establish uniform housing standards within the DoD and to determine…

Rep. Sara Jacobs Named to Bipartisan Task Force on Artificial Intelligence

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Speaker Mike Johnson and Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries named Rep. Sara Jacobs (CA-51) to the Bipartisan Task Force on Artificial Intelligence (AI) today. The Task Force will explore how Congress can drive innovation in AI while setting up guardrails to safeguard against current and emerging threats.   Rep. Sara Jacobs said, “As one of the youngest Members of Congress, I’m…

Rep. Sara Jacobs Statement Ahead of Potential Israeli Ground Invasion of Rafah

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Ahead of a potential Israeli ground invasion of Rafah, Rep. Sara Jacobs (CA-51), the youngest Jewish Member of Congress, released the following statement:   “A ground invasion of Rafah would be catastrophic. After the Netanyahu Government’s months-long military campaign, Rafah is the only place for 1.5 million displaced Palestinians to take refuge – and conditions are already dire,…

Rep. Sara Jacobs: “We Have to Be Able to Address Numerous Security Challenges Simultaneously”

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Rep. Sara Jacobs (CA-51) released the following statement after voting against Speaker Johnson’s Israel-only supplemental bill:   “If we want the U.S. to lead on the world stage, we have to be able to address the numerous security challenges we’re facing simultaneously. This bill was a clear ploy by Speaker Johnson to use aid to Israel as a political wedge and to end all…

Senior Enlisted Naval Leader Thanks Rep. Sara Jacobs for FY24 NDAA Provision that Addresses “#1 Quality of Life Concern of our Sailors”

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At today’s House Armed Services Committee’s Military Quality of Life Panel hearing, Master Chief Petty Officer Honea thanked Rep. Sara Jacobs (CA-51) for securing her provision in the FY2024 NDAA that expands housing access for junior enlisted service members. Her provision gives commanding officers the authority to grant off-base housing access to junior enlisted service members living…

Rep. Sara Jacobs Votes to Lift 400,000 Kids out of Poverty

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Rep. Sara Jacobs (CA-51) voted to pass legislation that would help families make ends meet, boost housing that’s affordable, spur innovation, improve economic competitiveness, and more.   Rep. Sara Jacobs said, “Improving the lives of 16 million kids, including 148,000 kids in the San Diego area alone, is no small feat – especially considering today’s fraught political climate.…

Rep. Sara Jacobs Leads San Diego Congressional Delegation in Urging President Biden to Declare Federal Emergency for Flooding Damage if Criteria is Met

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Rep. Sara Jacobs (CA-51) led the San Diego congressional delegation, including Reps. Juan Vargas (CA-52), Mike Levin (CA-49), and Scott Peters (CA-50), in urging President Biden to approve a federal emergency declaration to help San Diego address the damage from last week’s devastating floods if the federal criteria is met. The lawmakers stressed that federal intervention is likely needed…

Rep. Sara Jacobs Urges U.S. Response to Jordan Strike to Be Thoughtful, Strategic – Not Escalatory

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Following an Iran-backed militia group’s drone strike in Jordan that killed 3 U.S. service members and wounded 34 U.S. service members, Rep. Sara Jacobs (CA-51) released the following statement:   “My thoughts are with the families and loved ones of the 3 U.S. service members killed, and I’m hoping for a quick and full recovery of all the service members who were injured in this…

Rep. Sara Jacobs Helps Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Continued Violence in Sudan

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Rep. Sara Jacobs (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Africa, joined House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Ranking Member Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), John James (R-MI), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Africa, Rep. Young Kim (R-CA) and Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI) in introducing a bipartisan resolution that condemns the violence in Sudan and calls on…