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Los Angeles, Ventura County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
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By Howard L. Berman

Candidate for United States Representative; District 30

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Howard Berman's record of achievement includes:
  • Serving as Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee
  • Building and securing the U.S. relationship with Israel
  • Putting hundreds more police officers on Valley streets
  • Tough new sanctions on Iran
  • House Passage of the DREAM Act (he is the author)
  • Federal funding to widen the 405 and 101
  • Legislation clamping down on helicopter noise
  • Billions in disaster relief after the Northridge earthquake
  • Creating the Santa Monica Conservancy that has preserved 55,000 acres of beaches, mountains, & parks
  • Tax write-offs for film and TV to stop runaway production
  • Original Co-sponsor of the Fair Pay Act to end pay discrimination against women.
  • Tough copyright protection laws that protect Valley jobs
  • Blocking the sale of weapons to terrorist nations
  • Establishing Cal START a pioneer of the electric car and other environmentally friendly transportation technologies
  • The Fair Credit for Women Act which enables women to establish credit in their own name after a divorce
  • California's Family Leave law that allows women to return to work after taking time off to care for their babies
  • Legislation that combats human trafficking
  • Amendments to the False Claims Act that have recovered $30 billion of taxpayer money from waste, fraud and abuse.
  • Funding to fight global HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria
  • Protecting Americans working and volunteering overseas
  • Author of the Agricultural Labor Relations Act giving farm workers rights for the first time

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