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Education

I firmly believe that education is the incubator of American innovation, prosperity, and economic equality. I have consistently advocated for programs such as Title I, Head Start, migrant education, and tutoring and mentoring for first-year college students. I will continue to support year-round Pell, streamlined student loan repayment processes, and student loan forgiveness for public service. 

 

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April 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced a district-wide Congressional Art Competition for high school students. High schools throughout California’s 20th Congressional District are invited to participate by submitting up to five (5) pieces of original student artwork. Exceptions will be made for schools that have 7th through 12th grades on one campus. All submissions are due by May 1, 2017.

March 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget:

“If implemented, President Trump’s 2018 budget request would take vital services away from American families and workers in order to pay for a large, indiscriminate increase in military and homeland security spending.

March 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that he is a cosponsor of the BRIDGE (Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy) Act. This bipartisan legislation would protect undocumented young people brought to the United States as children, should the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program be discontinued.

March 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.), announced that the University of California Santa Cruz (UC Santa Cruz) will receive federal grants totaling $528,116 from the National Institutes of Health within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases awarded UC Santa Cruz $77,000 to be used for allergy, immunology, and transplantation research.