Rep. Jim Costa (D-California) biography

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Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA 16th District)

8th term Democrat from California 16th District.

Bio

Residence: Fresno

Marital Status: Single

Prev. Occupation: Professor, Legislative Aide, Business Executive, Farmer

Prev. Political Exp.: CA Assembly, 1978-94; CA Senate, 1994-2002

Education: BA California State University - Fresno, 1974

Birthdate: 04/13/1952

Birthplace: Fresno, CA

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 55%

Major Opponent: Johnny Tacherra


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Jim Costa.

Website: costa.house.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

2081 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-0516
Phone: (202) 225-3341
Fax: (202) 225-9308

Fresno Office: (more district offices)

855 M Street, Suite 940
Fresno, California 93721
Phone: (559) 495-1620
Fax: (559) 495-1027



Committee

Current Elected Office Committees:


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Juan Lopez
  • Scheduler: Elina Karapetyan
  • Legis. Dir.: Jared Feldman
  • Comm. Dir.: Tammy Johnson
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Jared Feldman
  • Education LA: Ian Fluellen
  • Transportation LA: Alexa Fox
  • Telecomm LA: Alexa Fox
  • Trade LA: Ben Goldeen
  • Commerce LA: Ben Goldeen
  • Labor LA: Ian Fluellen
  • Budget LA: Jared Feldman
  • Government Affairs LA: Jared Feldman
  • Government Affairs LA: Alexa Fox
  • Government Affairs LA: Ben Goldeen
  • Space - NASA LA: Alexa Fox
  • Animal Welfare LA: Jared Feldman

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Jim Costa voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes 11/08/2007 Yea Voted For
P Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes 11/06/2007 Yea Not Scored

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Jim Costa's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Jim Costa a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Jim Costa
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Jim Costa
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Jim Costa
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Jim Costa
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Jim Costa
 

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