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February 25, 2020 In The News

Over the past few years, a number of cities in Monterey County have enacted laws restricting the use and sale of single-use plastic items. Carmel banned plastic straws and utensils for restaurants and food vendors

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February 22, 2020 In The News

The FBI would no longer be able to purge incomplete gun background checks from its systems if legislation by Rep. Jimmy Panetta becomes law.

February 21, 2020 In The News

MARINA — Last month, Rob Nicely of Carmel Building and Design opened up a project he is currently constructing in Carmel Valley to help introduce the concept of Passive House to the region.

February 20, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (KTVZ) -- Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR and Reps. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20), Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24), Rodney Davis (R-IL-12), and Rob Woodall (R-GA-7) led the introduction Thursday of the Monarch Action, Recovery, and Conservation of Habitat (MONARCH) Act.

February 17, 2020 In The News

SANTA CRUZ — Condemning a recent political show of force in the El Salvadoran government, Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Carmel Valley, fired off a letter of concern late last week, cosigned by 18 of his Congressional peers.

February 15, 2020 In The News

MONTEREY – Requiring big corporations to take responsibility for their pollution, the Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act was introduced by Sen. Tom Udall, D-New Mexico and Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-Long Beach, this week with Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Carmel Valley, signed on as one of its co-sponsors.

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February 14, 2020 In The News

California Congressman Jimmy Panetta announced this week that $540,000 will go toward ensuring that people can continue to navigate Santa Cruz Harbor channels as maintenance dredging continues.

This funding will help ensure the safety and prosperity of communities on the central coast of California.

February 13, 2020 In The News

Marina resident Pablo Martínez Perez had two crucial goals  as he prepared to attend the State of the Union address: to bring a message to Washington D.C. about the value of Dreamers, and why the Farm Workforce Modernization Act deserves support in the Senate.

February 13, 2020 In The News

MONTEREY – Requiring big corporations to take responsibility for their pollution, the Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act was introduced by Sen. Tom Udall, D-New Mexico and Rep. Alan Lowenthal, D-California, this week with Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Carmel Valley, signed on as one of its co-sponsors.

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