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December 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement on the 2018 Farm Bill, which was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives today:

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December 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the Commercial Engagement through Ocean Technology (CENOTE) Act.  Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) co-authored and introduced the House draft of the bill with Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-MS).

December 1, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) released the following statement on the passing of President George H.W. Bush:

 

November 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) and seven fellow veteran Members of Congress sent a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, calling for full repayment of benefits owed to veterans under the Forever GI Bill.

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November 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) announced U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding for the Santa Cruz Harbor and the Moss Landing Harbor.  The Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan provides $464,000.00 to the Santa Cruz Harbor, and $709,000.00 to the Moss Landing Harbor.

November 23, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) released the following statement in response to the update on the E. coli outbreak by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb:

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October 30, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), co-chair of the Congressional Agriculture Research Caucus, introduced the Specialty Crop Mechanization Prize Challenge Act. The bipartisan legislation incentivizes innovative agriculture technology development and deployment.  The bill encourages public-private partnerships between the agriculture industry and the U.S.

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October 16, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) introduced the Farmworker Housing Improvement Act enhancing affordable housing resources and promoting program transparency.

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October 9, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will post a proposed rule change in the Federal Register to deny permanent residency for legal immigrants who use public benefits, including food assistance, Medicaid, and Section 8 housing vouchers.

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