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Building Our Leadership Diversity (BOLD) PAC Unanimously Endorses Nanette Barragán in CA-44 Primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2015 SAN PEDRO, CA - Today, BOLD PAC, the fundraising arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, unanimously endorsed Nanette Barragán for Congress in California’s 44th District. BOLD PAC supports Democratic Hispanic candidates in races around the country. “I believe that increasing diversity in Congress and making sure that the Hispanic [...]

June 17th, 2015|Endorsements, Nanette Barragán news|

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Members Joaquín Castro, Rubén Hinojosa and Filemon Vela Endorse Nanette Barragán in CA-44 Primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2015 SAN PEDRO, CA - Today, Congressmen Joaquín Castro (D-TX 20), Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX 15) and Filemon Vela (D-TX 34) endorsed Nanette Barragán for Congress in California’s 44th District. “All three of these men have led by example in their community and I am proud to have their endorsements,” said Barragán. [...]

June 16th, 2015|Endorsements, Nanette Barragán news|

Bishop Juan Carlos Mendez Endorses Nanette Barragán in CA-44 Primary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2015 SAN PEDRO, CA - Today, Bishop Juan Carlos Mendez, founder of Churches IN Action and a leader of the Los Angeles Interfaith Council, endorsed Nanette Barragán for Congress in California’s 44th District. “Bishop Mendez serves as an exceptional spiritual and entrepreneurial role model to the South Gate community, and I [...]

June 15th, 2015|Endorsements, Nanette Barragán news|

Nanette Barragán Statement on House Rebuffing President Obama’s Trade Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2015 SAN PEDRO, CA – Today, Nanette Barragán, congressional candidate for CA-44, released a statement commenting on the House’s rejection of President Obama’s Pacific Rim free trade initiative. “Supporting smart, progressive trade policies will ensure that we remain competitive in the global economy. We need to think about what is best for [...]

June 12th, 2015|Nanette Barragán news|

Nanette Barragán Comments on the Santa Barbara Oil Spill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2015 SAN PEDRO, CA – At a press conference held in Long Beach this week, Nanette Barragán commented on the devastating oil spill that recently occurred in Santa Barbara, which officials estimate released nearly 21,000 gallons of oil into the ocean and 101,000 total gallons of oil along the coastline. Barragán [...]

June 11th, 2015|Nanette Barragán news|

Daily Breeze: Why the Santa Barbara oil spill matters here: Guest commentary

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File By Nanette Barragán / June 2, 2015 Growing up, my family and I lived in pretty close quarters with shared bedrooms, shared bathrooms, and plenty of kids running around. I guess you could say we figured out how to make do with what we had, but we didn’t [...]

June 2nd, 2015|Nanette Barragán news|

LA Times: Hermosa Beach official joins 2016 race to succeed Rep. Janice Hahn

By Jean Merl / April 14, 2015 A second Democrat has joined the race to succeed Rep. Janice Hahn (D-San Pedro), who will give up her House seat next year to run for Los Angeles County supervisor. The new entrant into what is now a  two-person field is Hermosa Beach City Councilwoman Nanette Barragan. Barragan, an [...]

April 14th, 2015|Nanette Barragán news|

The Beach Reporter: Hermosa Beach’s Nanette Barragan makes a run for Congress

By Eric Michael Stitt / Tuesday, April 14, 2015 The daughter of Mexican immigrants who grew up near Carson, became an attorney, moved to Hermosa Beach, was elected to City Council and became a stalwart opponent of oil drilling, is running for U.S. Congress in 2016. Barragan, a Democrat, started pondering a run at Washington, [...]

April 14th, 2015|Nanette Barragán news|

LA Weekly: Oil Drilling In Hermosa Beach Pits Neighbor Against Neighbor

Photo by Ted Soqui Photo by Ted SoquiBy Paul Teetor / Friday, February 20, 2015 Nanette Barragan grew up in the rough Harbor Gateway section of L.A., the youngest of four daughters of Mexican immigrants. Her mother was a factory worker, her dad a TV repairman. On hot summer afternoons she and her [...]

February 20th, 2015|Nanette Barragán news|

Latino Outdoors: California (Beaches) Dreamin’

By Nanette Barragan / Published December 23, 2014 According to Priceline.com, Los Angeles is one of the nation’s top holiday travel destinations. Millions of people flock to our region every winter to escape the cold and enjoy our sunny shores. The beach is perhaps Southern California’s most iconic attraction. It fuels our economy and our [...]

December 23rd, 2014|Nanette Barragán news|