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Jan 28, 2021 Press Release


This week, Cal Matters reported that California’s K-12 public school enrollment has dropped by 155,000 students, more than six times the annual average.

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Jan 15, 2021 Press Release


Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy applauded H.R. 7105, the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020, becoming law. This legislation included the VET TEC Expansion Act and the Reducing Veteran Homelessness Act, two bills Congressman McCarthy introduced in the 116th Congress. 
 

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Jan 7, 2021 Press Release
We must never let the lawlessness of mobs stop us from doing the work that Americans all over our country expect us to do.
Dec 23, 2020 Press Release

Today, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) applauded the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) actions setting a new U.S. royalty rate for soda ash of 2% for 10 years.

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Dec 22, 2020 Press Release

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation (H.R. 133) to fund the federal government in Fiscal Year 2021 and provide additional relief to Californians and small businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. Congressman McCarthy secured multiple priorities for our community in this legislation.

Dec 16, 2020 Press Release
Congressman Kevin McCarthy delivered a Floor speech on the VET TEC Expansion Act and the Reducing Veteran Homelessness Act, two bills he introduced this Congress to enhance existing veterans benefits programs by expanding and streamlining them.
Dec 11, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement commending the U.S.

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Dec 7, 2020 Press Release

 

Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement after President Trump signed H.R. 8472, the Impact Aid Coronavirus Relief Act, into law. This bipartisan bill will help to provide necessary relief to school districts participating in the Impact Aid Program. 

McCarthy released the following statement:

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In The News

Dec 8, 2014 In The News
"Tellingly, Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California on Monday said that she can’t support some of the provisions in the current House bill, despite negotiating progress that has convinced her an eventual bipartisan compromise is possible. … Much of the latest House bill’s language is drawn from Feinstein’s legislation, or was agreed to by her during negotiations with House Republicans."
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Dec 7, 2014 In The News
"It is important for action to be taken now as any new attempt will basically have to go back to step one and by the time a bill is passed and signed by the president next year, we could be back into summer and millions of acre feet of water will already have been lost to the ocean."
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Dec 7, 2014 In The News
"The bill (HR 5781) introduced by Rep. David Valadao, R-Hanford and supported by GOP leadership provides the flexibility and resources to give farmers in the Valley and elsewhere a fighting chance to grow their crops and put people back to work in 2015."
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Oct 27, 2014 In The News

Led by U.S. Rep. and honorary chairman Kevin McCarthy, Bakersfield College was host to the first annual Kern County Agriculture Summit that took place in the Gil Bishop Gymnasium Oct.

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Oct 14, 2014 In The News
Officials also expressed concerns about potential use restrictions on the hundreds of thousands of acres that will be forever preserved. "Once again this administration is taking unilateral action without congressional or public input," said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. "I strongly support multiple use of our national forests and other public lands, but this decision severely limits usage."
Oct 6, 2014 In The News
"To see this potential cure moving forward shows how far we have come from working to raise awareness of valley fever to making strides to achieving our goal of erasing this disease from our communities," McCarthy said in a news release.
Sep 26, 2014 In The News
Last week, the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife made two announcements. The first is that it was removing the counties of Tulare, Kern and Fresno as habitat areas for the beetle and second, that it was suspending its efforts to delist the bug from the threatened list. The action to remove the counties from the habitat range was the direct result of efforts by Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) who became concerned with the impact the bug and the bush by the same name were having on both the city and developments in Porterville.
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Sep 22, 2014 In The News
U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy said the action by the federal agency means an end to the measures cities have had to take, but Lollis said he is not ready to pull the plug on the mitigation project or any other actions the city has taken regarding the bush and the beetle.
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Sep 22, 2014 In The News
Congressman Kevin McCarthy used the controversial ditch as an example of federal regulations hamstringing business and economic growth as he spoke in favor of a house resolution called the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014.
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Sep 22, 2014 In The News

It's been a good year for the fight against valley fever. In July, the FDA approved a new skin test from San Diego-based Nielsen BioSciences Inc. called Spherusol. Previous skin tests fell out of favor because of a high number of false positives, but Spherusol -- which will roll out in phases starting this year -- has been shown to be more reliable.

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