Congressman Kevin McCarthy

Representing the 23rd District of CALIFORNIA
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Feb 13, 2017 Press Release
This weekend’s emergency at Oroville Dam has caused some concern within our community about the status of Lake Isabella given the safety work underway at Main and Auxiliary Dams. I have spoken with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District Commander Colonel David Ray about Lake Isabella and he has assured me that Lake Isabella is safe.
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Feb 13, 2017 Press Release
With all of the recent rain, this is another example of why raising the Success Dam spillway is so important – a project I have been fighting for. Raising the spillway increases the capacity at Lake Success in a safe manner and would enable us to capture more water, like from the current storms, to hold for future use. I again expressed my support for this spillway project to Colonel Ray and he agreed.
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Feb 3, 2017 Press Release
These actions put much-needed pressure on the very parts of the Iranian network supporting Iran's missile program, as well as the Revolutionary Guard and Quds force, both of which are responsible for spreading terror around the world.
Feb 3, 2017 Press Release
Small, family-owned businesses operating marginal wells out west would suffer in particular, and many could be forced to close. Overturning this rule is yet another way Republicans are making Washington work for the people again.
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Feb 1, 2017 Press Release
Trice Harvey epitomized the best in a public servant, someone whose great enthusiasm and work ethic to represent the people of Kern County was only matched by how friendly and welcoming he was to all. Judy and I send our deepest condolences to Dinah, Nick, and all of Trice’s family.
Jan 31, 2017 Press Release
There are few things more important to the health of our nation and the people’s trust in their government than ensuring that our laws are judged blindly and in adherence to the written text of the Constitution, unaffected by one’s political opinions, wealth, race, or beliefs.
Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
We are committed to defending life, not destroying it; and we are committed to ensuring taxpayer money is not used to support a practice that millions of Americans are deeply and morally against.
Jan 20, 2017 Press Release
American voters have entrusted immense authority to our new President, and we look to the future with confidence that President Trump will lead America to greatness again.
Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement on reports that California’s high-speed rail would cost taxpayers 50% more than estimated, or an extra $3.6 billion:

Dec 16, 2016 Press Release
This water deal has been years in the making and was achieved by an unwavering commitment to our communities and state. This new law will help our communities receive more water this wet season and will help move forward storage projects that will define California’s bright future.
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Feb 10, 2017 In The News
On Friday, Rep. Kevin McCarthy helped plant a Survivor Tree from the World Trade Center at Bakersfield Fire Department Station 15.
Jan 25, 2017 In The News
Washington’s many agencies, bureaus, and departments propagate rules that weigh down businesses, destroy jobs, and limit American freedoms. Career bureaucrats who never face the voters wield punishing authority with little to no accountability. If there’s a swamp in Washington, this is it.
Jan 21, 2017 In The News

We wake up today with a new vision for America's future. This new day begins with the inauguration of Donald Trump as our nation's 45th president and a Republican-led House and Senate.

Jan 20, 2017 In The News
House Republicans have never wanted to repeal Obamacare alone. We plan to rescue people from Obamacare’s imminent crash and provide Americans with relief through access to affordable care that will actually help.
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Dec 23, 2016 In The News

Californians are getting a long-awaited present just in time for the holidays this year: water.
 
Years of careful, diligent, and at times contentious negotiations between all sides of the California water issue and in both the House and Senate yielded the largest reforms to our state’s water policy in almost a generation‎. These reforms were made law last week.
 

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Dec 12, 2016 In The News
Masterminded by Senator Dianne Feinstein and the House of Representative’s Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the bill balances the interests of the environment with the concerns for jobs to bring water to California’s rich, but parched, agricultural land.
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Dec 12, 2016 In The News
It took years of negotiations, and the right political timing, to bring the first major water policy affecting California in decades through the House and Senate. Over frayed feelings and filibuster threats, both chambers overwhelmingly passed the bill, which changes how much water is pumped from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to San Joaquin Valley farmers and Southern California.
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Dec 10, 2016 In The News
All sides agree the California water package marks the biggest federal shift in the state’s water use since the 1992 Central Valley Project Improvement Act.
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Oct 19, 2016 In The News
McCarthy, the majority leader of the House of Representatives, touched on a number of topics Tuesday during at talk at the Noon Rotary Club, but his theme was getting the nation back on track.
Apr 6, 2016 In The News
Opioid addiction tears apart families, it uproots communities, but, most fundamentally, it deprives Americans of the individual liberty to grasp their dreams and opportunities. It’s also preventable.
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Nov 22, 2013 Video

Today, Congressman McCarthy testified in front of the House Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Space on the importance of the commercial space industry and his legislation (H.R. 3038), the SOARS Act, that will streamline the regulatory process for commercial spacecraft to ensure continued innovation while maintaining safety. 

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