Congressman Kevin McCarthy

Representing the 23rd District of CALIFORNIA
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Jul 9, 2015 Press Release
Fortunately, Valley Fever will be specifically targeted in this bill, thanks to our successful inclusion of the underlying fungi species responsible for Valley Fever as a “qualifying pathogen” within the Food and Drug Administration. This is another step forward in recognizing the importance in fighting this disease and eventually finding a potential cure or vaccine.
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Jun 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the introduction of new California water legislation. H.R. 2898, the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015 achieves four main goals: it moves water through the Delta, creates a path for new storage, protects the State Water Project, and preserves water rights. 

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Jun 2, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Kevin McCarthy is proud to announce the graduation of ten cadets/midshipmen from the U.S. Service Academies. “It has been a source of great pride to watch these individuals grow and develop into strong young officers these past four years through the benefits of a military education. I commend them for their commitment to service and look forward to seeing what they accomplish as they lead our armed services into the future.”
May 1, 2015 Press Release
“Also, as California endures the worst drought in a century, the Bureau of Reclamation continues to drag its feet on feasibility studies for new water storage projects. This bill will force the Bureau of Reclamation to finally make a decision on these studies that have been stuck in the bureaucracy for upward of five to ten years."
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Apr 3, 2015 Press Release
“These policies imposed on us now, and during wet seasons of the past, are leaving our families, businesses, communities, and state high and dry. These rules and regulations must be changed.
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Mar 26, 2015 Press Release
High school students from portions of Kern, Tulare, and Los Angeles counties who reside in the 23rd Congressional District can submit artwork on a wide variety of subjects and mediums. The deadline for submission is Thursday, April 30th.
Mar 25, 2015 Press Release
"After pressure from Congress, the VA smartly made the commonsense adjustments to open the program for many vets that live in our community, and communities across the country, that face long distances to receive VA care. Today’s announcement is a small but important step to reforming the VA for a 21st Century so that the promises made to our veterans for their selfless service are kept.”
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Mar 12, 2015 Press Release
For years, Congress has worked to investigate claims that the VA was fundamentally failing our veterans and fix the problems in the VA health system. But it wasn’t until after reports of the problems in the VA hit the newsstands that the White House engaged.
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Mar 10, 2015 Press Release
“The ATF’s decision today is a victory for our Second Amendment rights. The Obama Administration’s latest attempt to constrain the Second Amendment has succumbed to concerns and opposition from the American people and their elected Representatives in Congress."
Mar 3, 2015 Press Release
“I renew my call for the President to work with the Congress and America’s partners in crafting a strategy to increase the financial and diplomatic pressure on Iran, bolster the weakened credibility of our military option, and confront the growing threat Tehran and its terrorist proxies pose to international peace and security.”
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