Congressman Kevin McCarthy delivered the following remarks today to welcome the 116th Congress:
"Colleagues, friends, and fellow Americans, it is my honor to serve with you and to welcome you to the first day of the 116th Congress of the United States House of Representatives.
Congressman McCarthy released the following statement on House Democrats’ repeal of the Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance policy, which keeps U.S. foreign aid money from being used to perform or promote abortion:
Congressman McCarthy released the following statement on funding the government:
“Tonight the House passed a Continuing Resolution to keep the government open, secure our borders, and provide relief to communities harmed by natural disasters.
Congressman McCarthy released the following statement on the Obamacare ruling by a U.S. District Court in Texas:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the passage the Farm Bill:
Congressman Kevin McCarthy delivered the following remarks today at a House Judiciary Committee hearing titled, “Examining Google and its Data Collection, Use and Filtering Practices.”
Full remarks are below, or watch online here.
Today, Congressman Kevin McCarthy is pleased to announce the U.S. Department of Transportation’s intention to award a $17.5 million grant to the Kern Council of Governments for Kern County California State Route 46 Widening Segment 4B project. The grant award is from the U.S.
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 23rd Congressional District high school students applied for consideration.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the passing of former President George H.W. Bush:
“A bright point of light has gone out in the world.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on Google CEO Sundar Pichai's scheduled appearance in front of the House Judiciary Committee:
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.