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WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) voted in favor of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA), which includes critical improvements secured by House Democrats. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the trade agreement with Canada and Mexico supports approximately 12 million U.S jobs.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) voted to provide immediate tax relief to 39th District residents and lift the cap on the State and Local Tax Deduction (SALT). His bipartisan Restoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act would eliminate the marriage penalty by doubling the cap to $20,000 for joint filers for 2019 and would fully restore the SALT deduction for 2020 and 2021. The Act would increase the tax deduction available for teachers and establish a new tax deduction for first responders.
Recently, a constituent from La Habra contacted my office regarding his disability benefits. The constituent stated that he was awarded disability benefits by the Social Security Administration (SSA), but he has yet to receive the award letter or the payment. However, the constituent needed a copy of the award letter to show a source of income to avoid foreclosure of his house in mid-April. After my office submitted an inquiry to the SSA, his case was flagged as “dire need,” and we were able to expedite the process.