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July 16, 2021 In The News

Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Carmel Valley, is calling for the Fish and Wildlife Service to make “substantial investments in monarch conservation efforts” to protect the western monarch butterfly from extinction.

 

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July 16, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20) has reintroduced a bill that would grant bus manufacturers a tax credit for battery electric or hydrogen fuel-cell buses.  

The Green Bus Tax Credit Act (H.R.583) would allow manufacturers to claim a 10 percent credit for zero-emission buses that:

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July 16, 2021 In The News

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) reintroduced the California Central Coast Conversation Act. The bill establishes a moratorium on all new gas and oil leasing on federal public land on the Central Coast.

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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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