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.”
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman McCarthy, Ranking Republican on the House Administration Elections Subcommittee, introduced the Military Voting Protection (MVP) Act of 2008 to help ensure timely delivery of overseas military absentee ballots so they are counted.