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Congressman Kevin McCarthy

Congressman Kevin McCarthy was born in Bakersfield, California, and is a fourth-generation Kern County resident. He was first elected to represent the 22nd District of California in the United States House of Representatives in November 2006, and has focused his work in Congress to represent his constituents from California’s 22nd District in Congress. In November 2008, he was reelected to his second term.

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McCarthy Introduces Legislation to Repurpose High-Speed Rail Funding to Water Infrastructure Projects

Congressman Kevin McCarthy introduced legislation today that would repurpose recovered Federal funding from the California High-Speed Rail project to critical water infrastructure projects in California and the West. McCarthy released the following statement on this legislation

House Moves One Step Closer to California Water Solution

Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on passage of the House Appropriations Committee fiscal year 2017 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which includes legislative provisions pushed by McCarthy, Interior Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Ken Calvert, Appropriations Committee Member Rep. David Valadao, and the California Republican delegation to deliver water to the Central Valley and southern Californian communities while protecting water rights

McCarthy at PPIC Discusses Critical Issues Facing California

On Thursday, Congressman Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) joined the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) for a wide-ranging discussion about how to overcome the challenges facing the state and the nation:

McCarthy Statement on Senator Feinstein’s Water Bill

“The House passed legislation last July to take advantage of El Nino storms and help Californians get the water we desperately need. I look forward to Senator Feinstein working to ensure this latest bill moves through the Senate so the House and Senate can go to conference on California water legislation. We are finally seeing rain in California, but we are losing – and not capturing – water to the ocean. My colleagues and I stand ready to work together to meet the challenge our state faces. ”

New California Water Bill Introduced

Congressman Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on the introduction of new California water legislation. H.R. 2898, the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015 achieves four main goals: it moves water through the Delta, creates a path for new storage, protects the State Water Project, and preserves water rights.

McCarthy Supports Tax Credit for Small Businesses that Support Our Troops

Washington, D.C. - November 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Kevin McCarthy joined House colleagues in cosponsoring bipartisan legislation, the Small Business and Military Family Assistance Act (H.R. 4042), that would extend a tax credit for small businesses that pay differential wages to their employees who are Armed Forces servicemembers and have been called up to active duty.

San Luis Obispo County Energy Summit: America’s Renewable Energy Future

Congressman McCarthy and other Congressman to hold Energy Summit with Local and National Energy Experts. ATASCADERO, CA - May 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — On Thursday, May 28, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., the American Energy Solutions Group will be hosting an Energy Summit with local and national energy experts in San Luis Obispo County, California. The Summit will be led by Congressman Devin Nunes and Congressman Kevin McCarthy, with other Members of Congress participating.

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