Today, the House passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement:
Today, the Conference Report accompanying the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed the House with Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s support. This bill contains several local priorities secured by McCarthy that will help to directly strengthen Edwards Air Force Base and Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake.
Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy is pleased to announce his nominations to the United States Service Academies. Nominees were selected in a competitive process in which a number of highly qualified high school students from California's 23rd Congressional District applied for consideration.
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.