With record setting gas prices of over $4.50 a gallon here in California, record setting crude oil prices reaching more than $140 a barrel, residential electricity prices in California up more than 31% since 2000, and natural gas prices up more than 75% since 2002, I believe that Congress needs to take swift action to enact comprehensive relief from high energy prices by ensuring we have access
Bakersfield, CA – On Thursday, July 3, 2008, Congressman McCarthy and other community leaders will officially dedicate the U.S. Post Office located at 427 North Street in Taft, California as the “Larry S. Pierce Post Office.” Media is invited to attend.
Washington D.C. - Today, Congressman McCarthy released the following statement highlighting his efforts to move forward with an environmentally friendly comprehensive plan that includes deep ocean energy exploration, increased production of alternative energy sources, and action to drill now:
I am very concerned that the Central Valley’s air quality is routinely ranked among the nation’s worst. In order to improve our air quality, we have to know which pollutants are the most common and where they are coming from. In addition, the topography of the southern Central Valley only exacerbates our air quality issues by trapping pollutants in the Bakersfield and Kern County areas.
Bakersfield, CA- Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy announced the winners of
“An Artistic Discovery” Congressional Art Competition for high school students in the 22nd Congressional District at a reception held at the Bakersfield Museum of Art.
Atascadero, CA – Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy presented the following five high school students with a Medal of Merit:
Atascadero, CA – This Friday, April 25, 2008, at 3 PM PDT, Congressman McCarthy will present local World War II Veteran David Orr with medals he earned for his service, bravery, and sacrifice.
Washington D.C. – Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce recognized Congressman McCarthy with “The Spirit of Enterprise” award. The award is given to Members of Congress who support “legislation critical to the American business community.”