Doug (Doug) LaMalfa (R-01)

US Representative Doug LaMalfa

Doug (Doug) LaMalfa (R-01)
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Capitol: 202.225.3076
FAX: 202.226.0852
District: 530.343.1000
Representative
Room 408 CHOB- Cannon House Office Building 25 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20515-0501
2399 Rickenbacker Way
Auburn, CA 95602
Residence:Richvale, CA

Committee Assignments

Co-ChairCongressional Cement Caucus
RM MemberHouse Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry
FC MemberFreshman Regulatory Reform Working Group
FC MemberCongressional Organic Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rice Caucus
FC MemberAmerican Sikh Congressional Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit
FC MemberCongressional Valley Fever Task Force
FC MemberElectromagnetic Pulse (EMP) and Geomagnetic Disturbance Caucus
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Privacy Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Agriculture
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
FC MemberCongressional Private Property Rights Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Italian American Caucus
FC MemberHouse Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus
FC MemberGerman-American Caucus
Vice ChairCongressional Western Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
FC MemberU.S.-Japan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Automotive Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
FC MemberHouse Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Motorsports Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Working Forests Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wine Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus
FC MemberUSO Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Army Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Prayer Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rural Broadband Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberRepublican Study Committee (RSC)
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus

Bio

Doug LaMalfa is a fourth generation rice farmer and business owner who has lived in Northern California all his life. Doug attended local schools and grew up learning the value of hard work and community service. Doug earned his degree in Ag/Business from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He now manages the family farming business originally founded by his great-grandfather in 1931. Doug is a strong voice for the North State's agriculture and resources based economy and for the first district's farms and businesses. A conservative leader, Doug LaMalfa has opposed increasing taxes and is a stalwart defender of California's Proposition 13. With a proven record of fighting on behalf of working families, Doug believes that taxpayers know better than bureaucrats and politicians how to spend and invest their own hard-earned money. Doug is a strong supporter of private property rights and the author of a Constitutional Amendment to protect Californians against eminent domain abuse. Water is the North State's most precious natural resource and Doug LaMalfa believes in protecting our water rights and developing more water storage. He has continually advocated for increasing California's water supply, supporting planned projects such as Sites Reservoir and the Auburn Dam. Doug has been a leader in opposing burdensome environmental regulations that place fairy shrimp and fish ahead of human needs. Agriculture and Forestry have been the backbone of northern California's economy for generations and Doug LaMalfa has made it a priority to educate his fellow Representatives on the importance of resource industries and the beneficial stewardship they provide. Doug successfully authored and passed California's Forest Fire Protection Act of 2004 to allow landowners to make their rural lands fire-safe. Doug LaMalfa's firm beliefs are that government should do no harm and that limited government means government should do only what people cannot do for themselves, in the most efficient manner possible.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Jill   DOB: 7/2/1960
Counties Representing
Butte
Glenn
Lassen
Modoc
Nevada
Placer
Plumas
Shasta
Sierra
Siskiyou
Tehama