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Coalition of Local Leaders Stands with Jim Costa For Congress

Costa receives high praise from local leaders on his record of delivering for the Valley

Momentum behind Congressman Jim Costa’s campaign for re-election continues to build, with Costa’s campaign announcing key endorsements from over a half dozen local leaders today.

From clean air to water, to standing up for immigrants, local leaders are praising Costa’s track record as a tireless champion for the Valley. The following Valley leaders have thrown their support behind Costa’s re-election:

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Equality PAC Endorses Jim Costa for Congress

Co-Chair praises Costa as a leader in the fight to protect LGBTQ Americans from Donald Trump’s “hateful attacks”

Today, Jim Costa’s campaign for US Congress announced that Equality PAC, one of the nation’s premier organizations dedicated to bringing equality to LGBTQ Americans has thrown its support behind Costa’s re-election. 

Congressman David Cicilline, Co-Chair of Equality PAC said: “Jim Costa has been a longtime champion for the LGBTQ community, working tirelessly to ensure LGBTQ Americans can live in a safer nation with respect and dignity. From being an early ally of the right for same-sex couples to marry, to his steadfast support of the Equality Act, Jim’s vision and experience are sorely needed in the fight to defend LGBTQ rights from Donald Trump’s hateful attacks.”

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Congressman Adam Schiff Endorses Jim Costa for Congress

Jim Costa’s campaign announced today that Congressman Adam Schiff, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has thrown his support behind Costa’s re-election to the United States Congress.

Congressman Schiff said: “Jim Costa has the courage to take on the challenges facing our nation and democracy. Jim will stand up to the Trump Administration, demand accountability and ensure we protect the integrity of our elections. Jim’s commitment and strong record of standing up for our shared American values makes him the best choice to continue representing the people of the Central Valley, and I'm pleased to give him my full endorsement.”

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Attorney General Xavier Becerra Endorses Jim Costa for Congress

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today endorsed Jim Costa for Congress.  Attorney General Becerra said he has worked closely with Congressman Costa in the fight to protect immigrants.

“Having served in the US Congress with Jim Costa, I have witnessed firsthand his firm commitment to finding a pathway to citizenship, protecting our DREAMers and ensuring all immigrants can live in our great nation free from fear and with dignity,” said Attorney General Becerra.

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Fresno County’s Democratic Women in Action Endorse Jim Costa for Congress

Key endorsement builds Costa’s momentum; underscores his role as champion for shared Democratic values

Today, Jim Costa’s re-election campaign announced that he has been endorsed by Democratic Women in Action, one of the key Fresno County Democratic Party’s clubs focused on electing leaders dedicated to passing effective policies and Democratic Party platforms that improve the lives of women, families and children.

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US Senator Dianne Feinstein Endorses Congressman Jim Costa for Re-election

CA’s senior Senator calls Costa “the clear choice” for the Valley; praises his experience and vision

Today, Congressman Jim Costa (D-Fresno) announced that California’s senior United States Senator Dianne Feinstein has thrown her early support behind his re-election to the United States Congress.

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Governor Gavin Newsom Stands with Congressman Jim Costa for Re-election

California Governor Gavin Newsom has endorsed Jim Costa for re-election to the United States Congress. In endorsing Congressman Costa, Governor Newsom praised Costa’s commitment for a brighter, healthier future for the Valley.

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BOLD PAC Endorses Jim Costa for Congress

Today, Jim Costa’s re-election campaign announced it has won the support of BOLD PAC, a key organization dedicated to increasing diversity in the US House and Senate and championing progressive Democrats who fight for change.

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United States Senator Kamala D. Harris Endorses Congressman Jim Costa

Delivering a powerful endorsement in the race for the 16th Congressional District, United States Senator Kamala D. Harris is making a clear case that Jim Costa has the experience to continue delivering for the Central Valley’s farmers and families.

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30,000 Migrant Children Could Be Separated From Families By August, Costa Says

BY RORY APPLETON
The Fresno Bee

Rep. Jim Costa visited the U.S.-Mexico border Monday to learn what challenges border patrol agents face on a daily basis and see an increasingly controversial policy with his own eyes on the eve of a possible House vote on immigration reform.

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