232 years ago on the Fourth of July, our 13 small, but united, American colonies stood up for freedom against the strongest empire the world had ever seen.
Bakersfield, CA – On Thursday, July 3, 2008, Congressman McCarthy and other community leaders will officially dedicate the U.S. Post Office located at 427 North Street in Taft, California as the “Larry S. Pierce Post Office.” Media is invited to attend.
Washington D.C. - Today, Congressman McCarthy released the following statement highlighting his efforts to move forward with an environmentally friendly comprehensive plan that includes deep ocean energy exploration, increased production of alternative energy sources, and action to drill now:
I am very concerned that the Central Valley’s air quality is routinely ranked among the nation’s worst. In order to improve our air quality, we have to know which pollutants are the most common and where they are coming from.
Like the gas lines of the 1970’s, today’s gas prices are causing us to dread the gas station. We pay over $4 per gallon, and gas prices continue to rise.
This Memorial Day, we will unite as a country and take time to reflect on America’s heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. We will honor, admire, and pay tribute to the fallen at veterans cemeteries all across the nation.
Bakersfield, CA- Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy announced the winners of
“An Artistic Discovery” Congressional Art Competition for high school students in the 22nd Congressional District at a reception held at the Bakersfield Museum of Art.
Atascadero, CA – Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy presented the following five high school students with a Medal of Merit: