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Mar 26, 2015 Press Release
High school students from portions of Kern, Tulare, and Los Angeles counties who reside in the 23rd Congressional District can submit artwork on a wide variety of subjects and mediums. The deadline for submission is Thursday, April 30th.
Mar 25, 2015 Press Release
"After pressure from Congress, the VA smartly made the commonsense adjustments to open the program for many vets that live in our community, and communities across the country, that face long distances to receive VA care. Today’s announcement is a small but important step to reforming the VA for a 21st Century so that the promises made to our veterans for their selfless service are kept.”
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Mar 12, 2015 Press Release
For years, Congress has worked to investigate claims that the VA was fundamentally failing our veterans and fix the problems in the VA health system. But it wasn’t until after reports of the problems in the VA hit the newsstands that the White House engaged.
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Mar 10, 2015 Press Release
“The ATF’s decision today is a victory for our Second Amendment rights. The Obama Administration’s latest attempt to constrain the Second Amendment has succumbed to concerns and opposition from the American people and their elected Representatives in Congress."
Mar 3, 2015 Press Release
“I renew my call for the President to work with the Congress and America’s partners in crafting a strategy to increase the financial and diplomatic pressure on Iran, bolster the weakened credibility of our military option, and confront the growing threat Tehran and its terrorist proxies pose to international peace and security.”
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Mar 2, 2015 Press Release
"In the House’s continued efforts to provide compassionate care for our veterans and hold the VA accountable, we passed two bills by a unanimous vote today."
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Feb 26, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Kevin McCarthy spoke at the Concerned Veterans of America summit on solutions to build a 21st Century VA that provides America’s veterans the proper care they deserve when returning home. Since 2006, McCarthy has made fighting for veterans in the Central Valley a top priority in office.
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Feb 25, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Kevin McCarthy spoke on the House floor today in favor of H.R. 529 to improve and expand education opportunity by strengthening 529 college savings accounts.
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Feb 12, 2015 Press Release
"My wife and I go down to The Mission in Kern County. I see lives changed. I see all walks of life. I was down to serve at The Mission one day and a person that was just a couple lines behind it, in there to get food, went to the same elementary school as me and the same junior high and the same high school. That’s the greatness of this country—that we’re willing to help one another."
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Feb 12, 2015 Press Release
"Our nation must do everything it can to help provide veterans access to mental health resources when they come home, and I thank the President for signing this bipartisan bill."
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In The News

May 9, 2011 In The News
By John Cox
May 9, 2011

A congressional field hearing in Bakersfield Friday injected Kern County into the heated national debate over how to balance U.S. energy and economic needs with health and environmental protections.

May 9, 2011 In The News
By Creig P. Sherburne
May 6, 2011

Congressman Kevin McCarthy recently honored students from each high school in his congressional district in Atascadero.

May 5, 2011 In The News
By Staff
May 5, 2011

Everything feels fresh and new in the spring, so it's a perfect time for a display of student art. For First Friday, Metro Galleries will display the works from the 30th annual "An Artistic Discovery" Congressional Art Competition.

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