Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the passage the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy discusses Tax 2.0, how Democrat-led cities are disenfranchising Americans, and the House's report card.
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Congressman Kevin McCarthy spoke on the House floor today in support of H.Res.1071, condemning voting by non-citizens in local elections.
NOTE: H. Res. 1071 was adopted – 279 Yeas, 72 Nays, 69 Present–*ALL DEMOCRATS
Last week, the U.S.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement in support of H.R. 6735, the Public-Private Cybersecurity Cooperation Act.
"This is a bill that will make our government safer from cyber threats, while also encouraging citizens to be more involved in their government.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the passage of three funding bills for FY2019:
“The Republican-led Congress is committed to restoring the American People’s trust in their government. That means restoring Congress to full working order.
This morning Congressman Kevin McCarthy hosted United States Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in Bakersfield with three dozen of our community’s growers and dairies.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement upon securing authorization for the Joint Simulation Environment (JSE) facility at Edwards Air Force Base in the Conference Report for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA):
Congressman Kevin McCarthy and Congressman Paul Cook were pleased to secure a provision in the Conference Report for the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act that would create a funding stream for Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake to address water and energy infrastructure priorities.
Congressman McCarthy released the following statement:
In The News
During the Honor Flight fundraising event today, one local veteran was presented with five medals by Congressman Kevin McCarthy that earned during his service in WWII.
The medals were presented to 90-year-old Lee Neukirchner at the Wall of Valor in downtown Bakersfield. Neukirchner served in the US Air Force from 1943 to 1946 during WWII, and, fought in Normandy on D-Day.
"This week, the world witnessed the purest form of evil through the deplorable actions of ISIS on American journalist James Foley. First and foremost, I offer my deepest condolences and prayers to his family and friends.
Water is the lifeblood of our community. Unfortunately, we are now seeing thousands of acres of once-productive farmland sitting fallow and citrus trees being ripped out of the ground from a lack of water. The images are crushing, but the real life impacts are more far reaching.
A recent opinion piece in this paper discussed misleading public health concerns if the state moves forward with safe oil extraction methods ("When it comes to public health, we can't ignore our environment," July 7). However, public health programs used by Californians in need would be in jeopardy if the state restricted domestic oil production.
When a grocer sells bad milk, customers are free to shop at another store. If there is no other store, a new one will be opened, promising and providing fresh milk. The first grocery store must then either offer fresh milk or lose its customers to the store that provides what is needed.
By Kevin McCarthy