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Last week, Congressman Kevin McCarthy held events to promote federal opportunities for local small businesses, including one in collaboration with Congressman Mike Garcia (CA-25) and NASA, and another with military installations in East Kern.
Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement after President Trump announced a Major Disaster Declaration following the devastating California wildfires:
Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy joined Joe Getty and Jack Armstrong on Armstrong and Getty to discuss how California's AB 5 is destroying the gig economy and encouraging companies to move their businesses out of the Golden State.
Today, Representatives Kevin McCarthy, Mike Garcia (CA-25), and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine held a virtual small business event to discuss local contract opportunities to support NASA’s Artemis program.
Today, Congressman McCarthy released the following Public Service Announcement (PSA) regarding surge testing at the Kern County Fairgrounds in Bakersfield, California. The media is invited to use this PSA during their broadcasting.
Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy held a press conference with ADM Brett P. Giroir, MD, Assistant Secretary for HHS and Matt Constatine, Director of the Kern County Public Health Department, to discuss the new surge testing site which opens today at the Kern County Fairgrounds:
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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.
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.