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October 18, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) released the following statement in response to emerging details of the bipartisan health care plan put forth by Senators Patty Murray and Lamar Alexander:

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October 18, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) joined over 100 colleagues in the House of Representatives in sending a letter to President Donald Trump expressing disappointment in his decision to set the presidential determination for refugee admissions at 45,000 for Fiscal Year 2018.

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October 17, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20) and Congressman Neal Dunn, M.D. (R-FL-02) led a bipartisan group of 79 House members in urging the USDA, FDA, and EPA to work together to promote innovative new technologies, including agricultural gene editing, to increase yields and reduce the cost of production.

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October 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Mike Coffman (R-CO), Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Don Bacon (R-NE) and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), in a strong bipartisan effort, have introduced H. J.Res. 118, a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF), to provide clear Congressional authorization guidelines for the use of military force.

October 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) issued the following statement after U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to repeal the Clean Power Plan:

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October 9, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) released the following statement in response to the immigration principles that the Trump Administration released Sunday evening:

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October 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) today announced that he cosponsored the Automatic Gunfire Prevention Act.

October 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Panetta announced that the State of California’s Office of Emergency Services and Rescue Division (CalOES) received a federal grant totaling $1,380,867.70 from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA).

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October 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.), announced that two local airports received federal grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration. Mesa Del Rey Airport received funds totaling $138,000 to be used for runway improvements and rehabilitation.

October 4, 2017 Press Release
“North Korea’s continued provocations must be met with strong, steady, and strategic action, not schoolyard rhetoric” said Panetta. “That is why we are calling upon the President to implement a strategy that uses economic pressure, firm diplomacy, and deterrence to address this paramount national security challenge. North Korea’s advancing nuclear and missile capabilities represent a growing threat that must be met with comprehensive action that uses all the tools in our toolkit to deescalate tensions, reassure our allies, and protect American citizens.”

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