On August 22, 2020, the President declared a major disaster (FEMA-4558-DR-CA) for fires burning in the State of California during the month of August. Tulare County was not initially included in this declaration.
Yesterday, Congressman Kevin McCarthy joined KGET's Jim Scott and Tami Mlcoch to discuss the Vice Presidential debate, COVID-19, and Congress's ability to deliver a critical relief package that Americans need and deserve.
Highlights of the interview are below:
Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy announced that the City of Porterville, California will be awarded a $370,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s “Helping Obtain Prosperity for Everyone” (HOPE) Program.
McCarthy released the following statement:
As we continue to combat historic wildfires across our state, including in the Sequoia National Forest in Tulare County, I am grateful to the federal, state, and local firefighters and first responders who are working around the clock to protect all Californians.
Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy applauded the groundbreaking of the Success Reservoir Enlargement Project, a project over 15 years in the making:
In The News
January 12, 2012
Congressman Kevin McCarthy sat down in-studio with KERO-TV Bakersfield to discuss the latest developments in the Presidential race and high-speed rail.
December 23, 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.
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.
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.