Washington D.C. – Today, Congress received the President’s 2008 budget blueprint that lays out fiscal priorities for this year and the next five years. In response to the budget submission, Congressman McCarthy made the following statement as Congress begins to discuss this year’s budget:
Bakersfield, CA – This year marks the 2008 Annual “Artistic Discovery” Congressional Art Competition for high school students. High school students from Kern and parts of San Luis Obispo and Los Angeles counties, who reside in the 22nd Congressional District, can submit artwork on a wide variety of subjects and mediums. The deadline for submiss
Congress just returned to session and is in the midst of analyzing our current economic challenges. We didn’t need Washington to officially tell us that we are experiencing the fastest rise in gas and grocery bills in almost two decades. We have been paying those increased costs over the past year.
Washington D.C. - Rep. McCarthy Statement regarding the foster care child who fled his foster home without being stopped due to a problem with state law:
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman McCarthy’s website (www.kevinmccarthy.house.gov) was honored by the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF), a non-profit and non-partisan organization, for having one of the best websites in Congress.
Washington D.C. – The bipartisan Veterans Guaranteed Bonus Act (H.R. 3793), a bill co-sponsored by Congressman McCarthy, passed the House last night by a 405 – 0 vote. The bill ensures that our troops, who are discharged due to combat-related injuries, receive the full compensation, including bonuses, which they were promised by the Department of Defense.