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July 26, 2019 In The News

More than 40 California Democrats wrote to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today asking the administration to withdraw its proposed rule to crack down on eligibility rules for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

July 26, 2019 In The News

CONGRESSMAN JIMMY Panetta this week announced his support for bipartisan legislation to combat robocalls — those irritating computer-generated phone calls that are often linked to telemarketers, political campaigns and debt collectors.

July 24, 2019 In The News

Federal regulations and a lack of targeted funding are preventing farmers from using climate-friendly agriculture practices, a representative from consumer-goods giant Unilever told lawmakers July 24.

July 23, 2019 In The News
Three pieces of legislation would help prevent abusive robocall practices
July 19, 2019 In The News
At least three Veterans Transition Center programs could receive grants
July 18, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) recently introduced the Providing Justice for Asylum Seekers Act, a piece of legislation that ends mandatory in absentia, while absent, removal orders for asylum seekers by providing immigration judges discretion in the use of such orders.

July 18, 2019 In The News

A bill introduced last week by Congressman Jimmy Panetta would enable judges to forgive missed court dates by those who are seeking asylum, making it easier for them to avoid deportation.

The “Providing Justice for Asylum Seekers Act” would give immigration judges greater discretion to decide whether non-citizens seeking asylum who miss court dates should have them rescheduled.

June 20, 2019 In The News

A 2015 initial study for the Monterey Regional Airport’s master plan lays out a few ambitious goals to attain within six to 10 years, including construction of a new terminal and demolition of the existing terminal, anticipated to be a $200 million project all told. It will enable the airport to come into compliance with Federal Aviation Administration standards.

June 14, 2019 In The News

MONTEREY – The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center will be able to confer a Bachelor of Arts degree in a foreign language to any graduate who fulfills the requirements for the degree if legislation Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Carmel Valley, has introduced becomes law.

June 7, 2019 In The News

Legislation aims to breathe new life into decades-old federal program