Congressman Kevin McCarthy is pleased to announce that the Kern County Department of Airports will receive $500,000 in Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP) grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to expand travel service at Bakersfield’s Meadows Field Airport with new non-stop flights to Dallas Fort Worth, Texas.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States:
"President Trump has chosen another highly qualified judge with a proven record of applying the law based on the text and original understanding of the Constitution.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement announcing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decision to provide $258,231,000 in funding for the Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement announcing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decision to provide $74 million in funding for the Success Reservoir Enlargement Project (SREP):
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement after sending a letter to the Department of Education in support of two grant applications submitted by the Center for Civic Education to promote professional development for elementary, middle, and high school teachers:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement after House passage of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R. 2), also known as the “Farm Bill”:
“Kern County and Tulare County are the most productive agricultural communities in the State of California. I want to keep it that way, which is why I voted for the Farm Bill passed by the House today.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy issued the following statement in recognition of Flag Day:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy spoke on the House floor today in support of H.R. 3, the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act.
Full remarks are below, or watch online here.
Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy announced Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao’s intention to award $50 million to the City of Bakersfield to complete the Centennial Corridor State Route 58/99 Freight Improvement Project through the Infrastructure For Rebuilding America (INFRA) Program.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act of 2018:
“As a Californian, I know water can be the difference between poverty and prosperity. The Golden State’s audacious water projects made a middle-class life possible for so many Californians. They helped a desert bloom into a garden.