Press Releases

September 23, 2020 Press Release
CSUMB to use funding to prepare over 1,600 local students for postsecondary education

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced the distribution of over $1 million in federal government grants for CSU Monterey Bay.  The University was awarded $1,306,400 grant funding under the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP Partnership) Program.

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September 23, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) joined Representatives Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Mike Thompson (D-CA), Dina Titus (D-NV), Nita Lowey (D-NY), and Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) in introducing legislation to adjust the Federal cost share of certain Federal disaster assistance provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under the Robert T.

September 22, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) joined his colleagues to introduce a bicameral commemorative resolution to recognize Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrate the heritage, culture, and immense contributions of Latinos to the Central Coast and communities nationwide.

September 18, 2020 Press Release
Earlier this year, Congressman Panetta introduced the Small Manufacturer Cybersecurity Enhancement Act. Today, Senators Rosen and Young introduced the Senate version.

SALINAS, CA – Today, Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) applauded the introduction of the Senate version of his Small Manufacturer Cybersecurity Enhancement Act, H.R. 7265.

September 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced the distribution of over $1 million in federal government grants for UC Santa Cruz research programs.  The University was awarded a $736,839 grant for human genome research in addition to a $308,000 grant to improve its Xena program on cancer genomics research.

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September 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) joined Representatives Jackie Speier (D-CA), Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), Sylvia Garcia (D-TX), Veronica Escobar (D-TX), Jason Crow (D-CO), and Gil Cisneros (D-CA) in introducing the I Am Vanessa Guillén Act to offer greater support to survivors of military sexual trauma (MST) and harassment and improve ov

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September 11, 2020 Press Release

SALINAS, CA — This week, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) joined Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) in introducing the Our Lawn Act.   That is a bill that would ban the use of White House grounds for political purposes.  

September 11, 2020 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) released the following statement on the nineteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001:

September 9, 2020 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced the distribution of $5,973,491 in federal government grants for federal housing programs in California’s 20th Congressional District to help respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  The funding for these grants comes from the recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

September 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Representatives Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), and Adam Schiff (CA-28) led the Congressional California Delegation in urging U.S.

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