Washington D.C. – The bipartisan Veterans Guaranteed Bonus Act (H.R. 3793), a bill co-sponsored by Congressman McCarthy, passed the House last night by a 405 – 0 vote. The bill ensures that our troops, who are discharged due to combat-related injuries, receive the full compensation, including bonuses, which they were promised by the Department of Defense.
Bakersfield, CA – Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy is pleased to announce his nominations to the United States Service Academies. Nominees were selected in a competitive process in which a number of highly qualified 22nd Congressional District high school students applied for consideration.
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy is pleased to announce that President Bush signed this year’s Department of Defense funding bill into law. The funding bill included $2.6 million that McCarthy requested for national security projects at Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division at China Lake:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Kevin McCarthy and Howard “Buck” McKeon are pleased to announce that President Bush signed this year’s Department of Defense funding bill into law. The funding bill included $3,520,000 for national security projects at Edwards Air Force Base and Air Force Research Laboratory Propulsion Directorate:
More must be done to secure our borders. The U.S. Constitution specifically empowers Congress with the authority “to establish a uniform rule of naturalization…throughout the United States.” Congress cannot faithfully execute this constitutional responsibility if individuals are blatantly entering the U.S. illegally showing little respect for our laws.
Veterans Day is an opportunity for each American to honor the millions of men and women who wore the uniform in sacrifice and service to our country. Our veterans represent the best of this world – courageously defeating tyranny and oppression to protect our freedoms. We are all forever indebted to them, and we should take time to personally thank our local veterans.
Americans are tough consumers. We make sure we don’t get ripped off when we invest our hard earned money towards a significant purchase, like a car. We not only look at the bottom line, but we also scrutinize the breakdown of hidden fees we are asked to pay.
Washington D.C. – Today, in response to the outrage over the Paso Robles Post Office being forced to take down photos honoring local military men and women’s service and sacrifice, Congressman McCarthy introduced a Congressional resolution to reaffirm the right of the community and servicemembers’ families to display those photos in their local post offices.
Atascadero, CA – Today, in response to the U.S. Postal Service’s decision to allow the Paso Robles Post Office to put the photos of local soldiers serving abroad back up, Congressman McCarthy released the following statement: