Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement supporting a federal spending freeze for the rest of this fiscal year, and urging Democratic congressional leaders to scrap a massive “omnibus” spending bill that contains the largest increase in non-entitlement spending since the Carter Administration.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman McCarthy voted against the $1.1 trillion tax and spending bill, and issued the following statement supporting a solution that created twice as many jobs at half the cost:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy voted in favor of an economic stimulus solution that is estimated to create 6.2 million jobs, and opposed the Democrat Leadership’s $1.1 trillion economic plan that passed the House of Representatives. Following the vote, Congressman McCarthy issued the following statement:
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy and other House Republicans met with President Obama to discuss the direction of the economic stimulus package. President Barack Obama expressed a willingness to work together and a desire to “keep politics to a minimum.” Congressman McCarthy issued the following statement after the meeting:
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman McCarthy attended the inauguration of our nation’s 44th President, Barack Obama, and issued the following statement:
“Today is an historic day in America that we will not forget in our lifetimes.
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?