Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $200 million in funding through the Agricultural Trade Promotion program (ATP) to assist U.S ranchers and farmers, including many in California, access new export markets as they continue to be negatively impacted by China’s trade retaliation against the United States.
Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy announced the following members will serve on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence for the 116th Congress:
Devin Nunes (CA-22)
Mike Conaway (TX-11)
Michael Turner (OH-10)
Brad Wenstrup (OH-02)
Chris Stewart (UT-02)
Rick Crawford (AR-01)
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the deal President Trump made to reopen the government:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on President Trump's proposal to secure the border, fix additional aspects of our broken immigration system, and reopen the government:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights that California violated federal non-discrimination laws:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the appointment of Bakersfield resident Ernest Conant as the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s Mid-Pacific Regional Director:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the election of State Senator Shannon Grove as the Republican Leader in the California State Senate:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on California wildfire relief:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy joined Fox & Friends this morning to discuss the government shutdown and Democrats refusing to offer serious solutions.
Excerpts of Congressman McCarthy's interview can be found below, or you can watch the full video here.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement after House Democrats voted against H.Res 11 as the Motion To Commit to add language to H. Res. 5, calling on the House to not adjourn until the full government is funded and open again:
In The News
SpaceShipTwo, scheduled to carry tourists to space beginning in 2013, undergoes an unpowered glide flight test over Mojave in late 2010. Courtesy of Virgin Galactic
January 30, 2012
Coverage from Congressman McCarthy's recent visit to the Mojave Air and Space Port and hear about how the innovation and research being done there is impacting the local economy.
January 29, 2012
KGET-TV Bakersfield reports on Congressman McCarthy's visit to Mojave last Friday to discuss the importance of commercial space flight and the economic impact it is having on the local area. The station notes that McCarthy is fighting to extend a provision that will allow this industry to continue to innovate, grow and create jobs.
A committee of five, led by Mayor Ron Carter, battles on for veteran benefits in Ridgecrest.