July 30, 2018

House subcommittee considers Walters’ workflex proposal

A subcommittee of the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee on July 24 considered legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA) that would allow employers to offer their employees paid leave and a flexible work arrangement on a voluntary basis. The Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions heard witness testimonies regarding the Workflex …

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June 22, 2018

Walters’ bill to expand opioid treatment under Medicaid passes House

A bill authored by U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA) that would remove a barrier to inpatient drug addiction care for Medicaid beneficiaries received U.S. House approval on June 20 by a bipartisan vote of 261-155. “Unfortunately, current law prohibits some Medicaid-eligible patients from seeking inpatient addiction treatment at IMDs,” said Rep. Walters, referring to institutions for mental diseases. The IMD …

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June 6, 2018

Mimi Walters set to win in November

IRVINE, CA — Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA45) scored an impressive first round victory in the Primary Election yesterday and will face a far left opponent in November, offering voters a clear contrast. “I want to thank the voters in the 45th District for their support,” said Walters. “Voters could not have a more clear choice in November and I am confident …

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May 24, 2018

The Orange County Register: Re-Elect Rep. Mimi Walters

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD PUBLISHED: May 23, 2018 at 6:00am   Since first being elected to Congress four years ago, Rep. Mimi Walters, R-Irvine, has proven to be a principled, effective representative of her district. We recommend her re-election to Congress. Having served in the Assembly from 2004 to 2008 and the state Senate from 2008 to 2015, Walters knows …

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May 22, 2018

Walters Releases Newest TV Spot in CA 45

IRVINE, CA — Today, U.S. Representative Mimi Walters released another powerful ad for her re-election campaign in California’s 45th Congressional District. The ad highlights Walters’ legislation that helps prepare and protect firefighters. The ad, entitled “Todd”, features local Orange County Firefighter Todd Baldridge and his personal description of what firefighters experience when battling a wildfire on the front lines. Todd also …

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May 18, 2018

Nation’s poor need more Medicaid-funded opioid treatment options, says Walters

Newly proposed legislation from U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA) would provide opioid-addicted Medicaid recipients with additional treatment options. “Combatting America’s opioid epidemic means ensuring those battling addiction have ready access to quality treatment,” said Rep. Walters, who on May 15 introduced H.R. 5797, a bill that would amend the Social Security Act to allow states to provide services under Medicaid …

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May 14, 2018

A GOP surprise: House midterm hope in California

Predictions of a Democratic washout are premature, an increasingly confident group of House Republican incumbents say.  IRVINE, Calif. — Democrats boasted as recently as a few months ago that GOP Rep. Mimi Walters was as good as gone. Hillary Clinton carried her educated Orange County district comfortably in 2016. Then Walters backed some of the most polarizing planks of President …

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April 30, 2018

Brooks, Walters, Comstock seek solutions to sexual harassment in male-dominated fields

U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Mimi Walters (R-CA) and Barbara Comstock (R-VA) led members of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues in hosting a hearing this week that explored sexual harassment in male-dominated fields, as well as strategies to effect change in workplace cultures. “Historically, the manufacturing, construction, and technology industries have been dominated by men and (on April 24), …

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April 25, 2018

U.S. Representative Mimi Walters Hits the Airwaves with Powerful New TV AD

ORANGE COUNTY, CA – – U.S. Representative Mimi Walters announced the release of her first television spot of the 2018 campaign today. The spot titled “Patricia” features a survivor of a violent attack telling a dramatic personal story in which her convicted attacker only served 120 days in prison. The survivor praises U.S. Representative Walters for her leadership in standing …

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March 26, 2018

A federal gas tax hike is unacceptable for Californians

For far too long, America’s infrastructure has been neglected, putting motorists and their families in danger on our nation’s roadways. Crumbling bridges, traffic congestion, and frequent road construction demonstrate the urgent need to repair and improve America’s infrastructure. I am encouraged that rebuilding our infrastructure is now a national priority, but have significant concerns about the proposal to raise the …

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