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Oct 17, 2020 Press Release

Dear Friends,
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. 

Oct 9, 2020 Press Release

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:


Oct 7, 2020 Press Release


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:

Oct 2, 2020 Press Release

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.

Sep 29, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy applauded the groundbreaking of the Success Reservoir Enlargement Project, a project over 15 years in the making:



In The News

Jan 12, 2012 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. 

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
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.