Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement after House passage of the VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act (the VA MISSION Act of 2018):
Today, Congressman McCarthy, as Co-Chair of the Congressional Valley Fever Task Force, along with 16 of his colleagues in the House, sent a letter to National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins in support of grant funding to help move a Valley Fever diagnostic tool into primary care settings, such as the family doctor’s office.
On Monday, April 9, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the soft launch of the Convenient Care Initiative in Bakersfield.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy applauds the Trump Administration and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin for designating portions of Kern, Tulare, and Los Angeles Counties located in the 23rd Congressional District of California as Opportunity Zones. These zones, established by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, create and promote economic incentives for investors to inves
Below Is an op-ed authored by Congressman Kevin McCarthy and Assemblyman Vince Fong (AD-34).
In The News
SpaceShipTwo, scheduled to carry tourists to space beginning in 2013, undergoes an unpowered glide flight test over Mojave in late 2010. Courtesy of Virgin Galactic
January 30, 2012
Coverage from Congressman McCarthy's recent visit to the Mojave Air and Space Port and hear about how the innovation and research being done there is impacting the local economy.
January 29, 2012
KGET-TV Bakersfield reports on Congressman McCarthy's visit to Mojave last Friday to discuss the importance of commercial space flight and the economic impact it is having on the local area. The station notes that McCarthy is fighting to extend a provision that will allow this industry to continue to innovate, grow and create jobs.
A committee of five, led by Mayor Ron Carter, battles on for veteran benefits in Ridgecrest.