Washington D.C. - Today, Congressmen Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) and Jim Costa (D-Bakersfield) announced a step forward for the Bakersfield National Cemetery as the Department of Veterans Affairs awarded a construction contract for Phase 1A portion of the new Bakersfield National Cemetery in Arvin, CA.
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman McCarthy was named by Republican Whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) to serve as the Chief Deputy Republican Whip – the highest appointed Republican leadership position in the House of Representatives. Congressman McCarthy issued the following statement:
Bakersfield, CA – This Friday, December 5, 2008 at 2:00 p.m., Congressman McCarthy will present local World War II Veteran Allen Frank Abbott, Jr. with medals he earned for his service and sacrifice during World War II.
It is no surprise that states are looking for a bailout after Congress approved a $700 billion bailout for Wall Street in October. I opposed that Wall Street bailout, and question why Congress should use more hardworking taxpayer’s money, with substantial sums from California, to bailout the fiscal sins of another state, like the New York state’s government?
Bakersfield, CA – This Saturday, October 25, 2008, Congressman McCarthy will hold a Service Academy Forum from 2:00 -3:30 p.m. at the Chambers of the Kern County Board of Supervisors in the Kern County Administrative Center, located at 1115 Truxtun Avenue in Bakersfield. Media is invited to attend.
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement after voting to oppose the Wall Street bailout:
Bakersfield, CA – Congressman Kevin McCarthy will hold an Academy Forum for students in the 22nd Congressional District who are interested in attending a U.S. Service Academy. The forum will take place on Saturday, October 11, 2008 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement after voting against the Wall Street bailout:
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