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Jul 16, 2015 Press Release
“Some believe that our way of life has to change—that it’s time to focus on conservation above all and manage our decline. I reject that…. Now, we have a bill before us today that rejects the idea that we’ve reached the heights of our shining city on a hill and that it’s time to come back down to a world of limits and uncertainty”
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Jul 15, 2015 Press Release
“As I—and the President—have said before, no deal that allows Iran to get nuclear weapons is acceptable. ... Nothing in the deal announced today eliminates Iran’s ability to eventually become a nuclear threshold power. It just delays the day and rewards the Iranians with billions of dollars in sanctions relief until that day comes.
Jul 15, 2015 Press Release
On July 10, the Times' editorial board wrote in opposition to the House's latest response to the drought. I strongly disagree with the editorial. The House’s bill responding to the drought accomplishes much more than the editorial board gives credit for, and the alternative solutions the board proposed would do little to solve our water problems. Below are a few points where the editorial board and I just don’t see eye to ey
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Jul 14, 2015 Press Release
"We have the ability to build on our great history of success if only Democrats join us in making the right choices."
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Jul 10, 2015 Press Release
"21st Century Cures is one of the most important bills we are considering this Congress because it can actually save lives. This bill preserves America’s place at the forefront of medical innovation by making a commitment to fund medical research, break down barriers to collaborations, and cut the time it take to get innovations from the laboratory to the doctor’s office."
Jul 9, 2015 Press Release
Fortunately, Valley Fever will be specifically targeted in this bill, thanks to our successful inclusion of the underlying fungi species responsible for Valley Fever as a “qualifying pathogen” within the Food and Drug Administration. This is another step forward in recognizing the importance in fighting this disease and eventually finding a potential cure or vaccine.
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Jun 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the introduction of new California water legislation. H.R. 2898, the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015 achieves four main goals: it moves water through the Delta, creates a path for new storage, protects the State Water Project, and preserves water rights. 

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Jun 2, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Kevin McCarthy is proud to announce the graduation of ten cadets/midshipmen from the U.S. Service Academies. “It has been a source of great pride to watch these individuals grow and develop into strong young officers these past four years through the benefits of a military education. I commend them for their commitment to service and look forward to seeing what they accomplish as they lead our armed services into the future.”
May 1, 2015 Press Release
“Also, as California endures the worst drought in a century, the Bureau of Reclamation continues to drag its feet on feasibility studies for new water storage projects. This bill will force the Bureau of Reclamation to finally make a decision on these studies that have been stuck in the bureaucracy for upward of five to ten years."
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Apr 3, 2015 Press Release
“These policies imposed on us now, and during wet seasons of the past, are leaving our families, businesses, communities, and state high and dry. These rules and regulations must be changed.
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May 30, 2011 In The News
By Gretchen Wenner
May 30, 2011

Memorial Day services at Bakersfield's Union Cemetery Monday morning went off under perfect skies and ushered in the fulfillment of two men's longtime dreams.

May 25, 2011 In The News
Staff
May 25, 2011

Ridgecrest, Calif. — The Ridgecrest Chamber of Commerce will host Rep. Kevin McCarthy at a special "Business and Jobs Luncheon" June 10.

May 25, 2011 In The News
By Diane Betzler
May 25, 2011

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Desert Junior/Senior High School student Courtney Bishop is preparing to leave for Colorado Springs, Colo., after winning Congressman Kevin McCarthy's principal nomination to the United States Air Force Academy.

May 19, 2011 In The News
Staff
May 19, 2011

Ridgecrest, Calif. — Congressman Kevin McCarthy announced the recipients of the 2011 Congressman Kevin McCarthy Merit Award in East Kern and Los Angeles Counties.

Included among them was Burroughs High School student Heidi Yi.

May 19, 2011 In The News

May 19, 2011

Congressman Kevin McCarthy talks high-speed rail, the San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act and the debt ceiling on Bakersfield's KGET-TV.

May 11, 2011 In The News
By Russell Berman
May 11, 2011

A bill to raise the debt limit without spending cuts attached would not get a single Republican vote in the House, the GOP's top vote-counter said Wednesday.

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