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Sep 22, 2016 Press Release
H.R. 6007 would give the Secretary of Transportation the authority to conduct aeronautical studies at spaceports, allowing the FAA to study the potential impact of structures on spacecraft arriving or departing from a licensed launch site.
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Sep 13, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Kevin McCarthy announced the Department of Transportation awarded Meadows Field Airport a grant for phase two of the Runway Rehabilitation Project. The grant, which McCarthy strongly supported, will support the Runway Rehabilitation Project, a three-phased project totaling $49 million that will upgrade our airport runway to accommodate air traffic in and out of Bakersfield and the Central Valley.
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Jul 22, 2016 Press Release
"At one of our community’s worst moments, we witnessed the best from our fellow citizens. But as the dust settled, it became abundantly clear that we would need help rebuilding."
Jul 14, 2016 Press Release
"My heart breaks to hear of the passing of my friend Sharon Runner. Sharon and I were seatmates in the Assembly and I saw firsthand her devotion to serving the Antelope Valley."
Jun 28, 2016 Press Release
"Judy and I are saddened by the loss of life from the ‪‎Erskine Fire‬. Our prayers go out to the families and everyone who has been affected. In the face of this devastation it has been incredible to see our community come together to support one another and help our neighbors get through this time of crisis. Specifically, our firefighters, law enforcement, and first responders have been nothing short of heroic while working to keep everyone safe and we are grateful for their service."
Jun 2, 2016 Press Release
When Congress passed the Veterans Choice Act, a key provision allowed for incompetent and indifferent executives whose inaction allowed veterans to die to be more easily fired.
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May 27, 2016 Press Release
Our hearts should swell with gratitude as we reflect on those who served to defend freedom and help spread democratic ideals around the globe. Our nation—and so many other nations—remain free because of our servicemen and our servicewomen.
May 24, 2016 Press Release
Every May we celebrate young men and women as they complete their higher education and take the next step into the world. For those graduating from our military academies, this next step is in service to our country. Their preparation to this point is an incredible source of pride for their families and our community.
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May 23, 2016 Press Release
"California House Republicans are prepared to lead Congress this week in major steps towards water solutions our state desperately needs."
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May 18, 2016 Press Release
Everyone’s shared goal is a healthier and more prosperous Central Valley, but saddling our communities with a new unattainable standard and then penalizing us for failing to meet it could potentially slow down current work on meeting the challenging air quality requirements already on the books.
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In The News

Dec 20, 2011 In The News
By: Charles F. Bostwick
December 20, 2011

Federal spending on California's proposed high-speed rail system should be halted until September while a government report is prepared on the $99-billion-plus system's viability, an Antelope Valley congressman told a congressional panel Thursday.

Nov 15, 2011 In The News
Editorial
November 15, 2011

Oct 28, 2011 In The News
By Kevin McCarthy
October 28, 2012

Bakersfield's athletes just keep making news. Not only did our own Colby Lewis pitch in the World Series game Thursday, Jake Varner won gold in free style wrestling at the Pan American Games.

Oct 26, 2011 In The News
By Steven Mayer
October 26, 2011

Some local veterans swear they wouldn't be alive today if it weren't for the health care they receive from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  Others say dealing with the VA is like walking through molasses. You may someday reach your destination -- if you live that long.

Oct 25, 2011 In The News
By Dennis Anderson
October 25, 2011

Oct 24, 2011 In The News

October 24, 2011

KGET in Bakersfield reported on Congressman McCarthy's letter requesting a Governmnet Accountability Office study into delays and obstructions veterans sometimes face when attempting to recieve the care they've earned.

Oct 20, 2011 In The News

Washington D.C. – Congressman Kevin McCarthy will hold a forum for students interested in attending one of the U.S. Service Academies in Bakersfield on Saturday, October 22.

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