Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy and City of Taft Mayor Dave Noerr held a press conference at the Taft Correctional Institution (TCI) following a facility tour.
McCarthy Announces $59 Million Grant To Upgrade School at Edwards Air Force BaseCongressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement announcing a $59 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment for Desert Junior Senior High School at Edwards Air Force Base.
In order to respect citizens’ rights and not jeopardize a vital stream of critical federal funds that assist Californians, I urge Governor Newsom to reconsider his support for this unlawful policy.
The state’s decision to once again sue the Trump Administration – this time by refusing to accept the BLM’s science-based analysis – is another political stunt that will adversely impact the people who call California home.
“Our nation’s Service Academies offer young scholars some of the best educational opportunities in the country, while also equipping them with invaluable leadership skills. Each year, students from our congressional district make our community proud when they apply and earn a coveted spot at one of these prestigious institutions. For any student who is interested in learning more about life within the various branches of the military, I encourage you to attend our forum.”