Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy published the following op-ed about aerospace and innovation, reflecting on Kern County’s storied history in the space industry.
You can read it here or below:
Every year Members of Congress have the privilege of nominating local high school seniors to attend one of our U.S. Service Academies. These students strive for greatness and go above and beyond in their desire to serve our country.
Bakersfield, California– Congressman Kevin McCarthy held a meet and greet Saturday with seven local high school students who have accepted appointments to United States Service Academies.
Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy announced the winners of the 38th Annual “An Artistic Discovery” Congressional Art Competition for high school students in our congressional district. Winners and participants were acknowledged during a reception at the Metro Galleries in Bakersfield.
In The News
May 19, 2011
Congressman Kevin McCarthy talks high-speed rail, the San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act and the debt ceiling on Bakersfield's KGET-TV.
A bill to raise the debt limit without spending cuts attached would not get a single Republican vote in the House, the GOP's top vote-counter said Wednesday.
A congressional field hearing in Bakersfield Friday injected Kern County into the heated national debate over how to balance U.S. energy and economic needs with health and environmental protections.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy recently honored students from each high school in his congressional district in Atascadero.
Everything feels fresh and new in the spring, so it's a perfect time for a display of student art. For First Friday, Metro Galleries will display the works from the 30th annual "An Artistic Discovery" Congressional Art Competition.