|Becerra Podcast Archives|
|Thursday, 11 March 2010 14:01|
Welcome to Rep. Becerra's Podcasts page. "Becerra Podcasts" include town hall discussions, statements, and other audio updates.
August 20, 2009
August 11, 2009
July 15, 2009
June 11, 2009
June 10, 2009
April 20, 2009
March 18, 2009
February 19, 2009
January 30, 2009
January 19, 2009
December 17, 2008
October 21, 2008
October 20, 2008
September 30, 2008
Rep. Becerra discusses his the financial crisis and his vote against the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act with Patt Morrison on KPCC 89.3.
September 10, 2008
Rep. Becerra discusses his Latino Museum Commission legislation, which was signed into law in May.
August 14, 2008
Rep. Becerra discusses the current state of Medicare and future reforms to the program with Pat Morrison on KPCC 89.3, August 14, 2008.
June 28, 2008
Rep. Becerra discusses the budget, mortgage crisis, veterans care, and childhood diabetes and obesity at a recent "Coffee With Your Congressman" town hall forum at Kingsley Elementary School.
May 17, 2008
Rep. Becerra urges passage of a GI Bill for the 21st Century in the national Democratic radio address.National Democratic Radio Address
April 12, 2008
Rep. Becerra delivers the national Democratic Hispanic radio address in Spanish. He discusses the impact of the war in Iraq, the economic slowdown and the Colombia Free Trade Agreement. Click here to read an English transcript of Rep. Becerra's remarks.
March 27, 2008
March 18, 2008
Rep. Becerra announces the support of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, City Council President Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton, and Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca for H.R. 5266, the National Crime Gun Identification Act.
February 23, 2008Rep. Becerra discusses FISA renewal and immunity for telecommunications companies, and how the economic stimulus package, signed in to law in February, will impact families and individuals at a February 23, 2008 "Coffee With Your Congressman" town hall forum at the Lincoln Heights Senior Center.
Rep. Becerra talks about the importance of integrating immigrants in to U.S. society at a "Coffee With Your Congressman" town hall forum at Hoover Street Elementary School in the Pico Union neighborhood of Los Angeles.
October 20, 2007
Rep. Becerra delivers the national Democratic hispanic radio address in Spanish. He discusses the SCHIP program, and the recent effort in the House of Representatives to override the president's veto of SCHIP reauthorization.
September 10, 2007
Rep. Becerra lays out his principles for immigration reform at a recent "Coffee" town hall meeting.Immigration Principles
July 25, 2007
July 24, 2007
Rep. Becerra anuncia un aumento en el salario minimo nacional que ocurre hoy.
July 10, 2007
Rep. Becerra explains why he supports a single payer, universal health care system at a recent "Coffee With Your Congressman" town hall meeting.Health care is a right, not a privilege
July 9, 2007
The Budget Committee holds a hearing, "Foreign Holdings of U.S. Debt: Is Our Economy Vulnerable?" Rep. Becerra questions the Director of the Congressional Budget Office on whether the United States has ever given out tax cuts to the wealthy during a time of war.Rep. Becerra questions tax cuts during war
July 3, 2007
Congressman Becerra talks about the importance of getting young adults from the neighborhood interested in attending our nation's prestigious military academies.
April 21, 2007
A Quick History
March 31, 2007
Rep. Becerra gives an update on the situation in Iraq and recent action taken by Congress to hold the President accountable and bring the war to a close.
Rep. Becerra discusses the Congress' Iraq strategy with a constituent.
"No longer giving the President carte blanche"
Voicing his opposition to the President's escalation plan for the war in Iraq, Rep. Becerra urges his colleagues to vote in favor H.Con.Res 63, which explicitly disapproves of the escalation.Iraq War Resolution Floor Statement
February 10, 2007
Rep. Becerra delivers the keynote address at a symposium on immigration reform at Stanford Law School, his alma mater.
January 23, 2007
Congressman Xavier Becerra delivers the Democratic State of the Union response in Spanish. His speech discusses the promise of the new Democratic Congress, saying that "the era of 'more of the same' has passed," and highlights plans for comprehensive immigration reform, and redeploying troops out of Iraq.
El congresista Xavier Becerra emite la respuesta demócrata al estado de la unión en español. Su discurso habla de la promesa del nuevo congreso demócrata, dice que “la era de la mediocridad se acabó,” y subraya los planes para la reforma migratoria, y la retirada de tropa de Irak.
December 23, 2006
The Spanish Democratic radio address was delivered by Congressman Becerra today, in which he discusses the new direction the House will be taking under the leadership of Speaker Pelosi.
El mensaje demócrata fue emitido hoy por el congresista Becerra, en que habla de la nueva dirección que tomará la Cámara bajo el liderazgo de la Presidenta Pelosi.
December 2, 2006
Congressman Becerra met with dozens of constituents for coffee and conversation at Alexandria Elementary School in East Hollywood. The discussion ranged in subject from the Democratic agenda in Congress, to immigration reform, trade and tax policy, and the war in Iraq.
Congressman Becerra gives opening remarks.
Congressman Becerra addresses audience questions on the DREAM Act, immigration reform and family reunification.
Congressman Becerra answers questions about NAFTA and trade policy, tax policy and the war in Iraq.
September 20, 2006
Rep. Becerra denounces the attempt to implement a 21st century "poll tax", in the form of H.R. 4844, that would require Americans to pay for a federal I.D. card before being allowed to vote.Floor Statement on H.R.4844
September 14, 2006
Congressman Becerra urges Congress to work to enact comprehensive immigration reform, instead of narrow, unfunded, enforecement-only bills like H.R.6061.Floor Statement on H.R.6061
September 13, 2006
Congressman Becerra delivered a floor speech denouncing the politicization of 9/11 in the partisan resolution H.Res.994 and urges Congress to move aggressively to secure our nation against future attacks.
September 2, 2006
Following his visit to New Orleans, Congressman Becerra gave the Labor Day Democratic radio address in Spanish. He spoke about the need for a new direction in Gulf Coast recovery, immigration reform, and Iraq. Read an English translation of the radio address here.
Después de su visita a Nuevo Orleans, el congresista Becerra dió el discurso radial demócrata en español para este día del trabajador. Habló de la necesidad de una nueva dirección para la recpueracion en la costa del gulfo, reforma migratoria, y en Irak.
August 14, 2006
Congressman Becerra participated in a field hearing on immigration held by the Committee on Government Reform in San Diego. In this segment you can hear Congressman Becerra discuss the urgent need for comprehensive immigration reform with witnesses.
Witnesses include: CA State Senator Denise Moreno-Ducheny, ICE Special Agent Miguel Unzueta, San Diego Sheriff William Kolender, Steven Escoboza, President & CEO of the Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties, and the Honorable Bill Horn, Chairman of the San Diego Board of Supervisors.
July 29, 2006
Congressman Becerra met with over 100 constituents for coffee and conversation in Glassell Park. If you missed it, listen in to the discussion by downloading the .mp3 podcasts below:
Rep. Becerra discusses the minimum wage, health care, budget deficits and the war in Iraq.
Rep. Becerra answers questions from the audience.