Washington, D.C. – Congressman Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement on reports that California’s high-speed rail would cost taxpayers 50% more than estimated, or an extra $3.6 billion:
In The News
January 12, 2012
Congressman Kevin McCarthy sat down in-studio with KERO-TV Bakersfield to discuss the latest developments in the Presidential race and high-speed rail.
December 23, 2011
Federal spending on California's proposed high-speed rail system should be halted until September while a government report is prepared on the $99-billion-plus system's viability, an Antelope Valley congressman told a congressional panel Thursday.
Bakersfield's athletes just keep making news. Not only did our own Colby Lewis pitch in the World Series game Thursday, Jake Varner won gold in free style wrestling at the Pan American Games.
Some local veterans swear they wouldn't be alive today if it weren't for the health care they receive from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Others say dealing with the VA is like walking through molasses. You may someday reach your destination -- if you live that long.