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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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October 9, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) announced that California FarmLink received federal grants and loan capital totaling over $1,086,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development.

September 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) introduced the Special Counsel Security Assurance Act to limit the President’s ability to interfere with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

September 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) praised the passage of the Sam Farr and Nick Castle Peace Corps Reform Act of 2018, H.R. 2259, in the U.S. Senate.  The legislation will now be sent to the president’s desk to be signed into law.  Congressman Panetta supported the House version of the bill, which was passed unanimously on July 10, 2018. 

September 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier this month, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) and Congressman Brian Mast (R-FL) introduced House Resolution 1062 recognizing the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) and its leadership in researching and protecting servicemembers from infectious diseases such as malaria.

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September 24, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Congressman Jimmy (CA-20) released the following statement after the Department of Homeland Security announced a proposed rule to deny green cards for immigrants who legally use public benefits, including food assistance, Medicaid, and Section 8 housing vouchers. 

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September 24, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) announced that his office will be accepting applications for service academy nominations.  Candidates interested in attending one of four U.S. service academies, including the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, or U.S.

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September 19, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) announced that the Janus of Santa Cruz received a federal grant totaling $504,691 from the Department of Health and Human Services Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.

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September 19, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy (CA -20) announced that the Housing Authority of the County of Monterey received a federal grant totaling $205,950 from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development.  The grant provides Mainstream housing vouchers for affordable housing and an array of supportive services for non-elderly persons with disabilities. 

September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) and Congressman Don Bacon (R-NE) introduced the Veterans Resource Center Act.  The legislation authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide federal grants to public universities to establish, maintain, and provide services at Veterans Resource Centers on campuses.

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