Yesterday, Congressman Kevin McCarthy joined KGET's Jim Scott and Tami Mlcoch to discuss the Vice Presidential debate, COVID-19, and Congress's ability to deliver a critical relief package that Americans need and deserve.
Highlights of the interview are below:
Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy announced that the City of Porterville, California will be awarded a $370,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s “Helping Obtain Prosperity for Everyone” (HOPE) Program.
McCarthy released the following statement:
As we continue to combat historic wildfires across our state, including in the Sequoia National Forest in Tulare County, I am grateful to the federal, state, and local firefighters and first responders who are working around the clock to protect all Californians.
Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy applauded the groundbreaking of the Success Reservoir Enlargement Project, a project over 15 years in the making:
Today, H.R. 7105, the DELIVER Act, passed the House of Representatives and included two bills, the VET TEC Expansion Act and the Reducing Veterans Homelessness Act of 2020, that Congressman Kevin McCarthy introduced this Congress to help ensure that veterans receive a variety of resources, including education and housing, to help them in their transition to civilian life.
Today, Representatives Kevin McCarthy and Mike Levin (CA-49) introduced the Reducing Veteran Homelessness Act of 2020 to ensure that our nation’s homeless veterans receive HUD-VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program vouchers and supportive services that they deserve.
Today, Representatives Kevin McCarthy, Paul Cook (CA-08), and Mike Garcia (CA-25) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of the Interior finalized a rule that allows the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to adjust the U.S. royalty rates for non-energy solid minerals to be more responsive to economic conditions and global competition:
You only have ONE MONTH left to submit your information to the 2020 Census. You, your family, friends, and neighbors are all vital members of our community. Respond to the census by the September 30th deadline to ensure you're counted.
Last week, Congressman Kevin McCarthy held events to promote federal opportunities for local small businesses, including one in collaboration with Congressman Mike Garcia (CA-25) and NASA, and another with military installations in East Kern.