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June 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) joined five other members of Congress today to introduce the Keep Families Together Act, H.R. 6135, to protect children from being needlessly separated from their parents at the border. This bill is the House companion to the Keep Families Together Act, which was introduced in the Senate by Senator Dianne Feinstein. 

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June 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) released the following statement to commemorate the sixth anniversary of the announcement of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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June 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The co-chairs of the Democratic Caucus’ National Security Task Force—Reps. Jimmy Panetta of California, Seth Moulton of Massachusetts, and Stephanie Murphy of Florida—issued the following statement after President Trump’s meeting with North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un:

June 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) released the following statement after Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered immigration judges to limit asylum relief for thousands of victims of domestic abuse and gang violence.

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May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), Pete Visclosky (D-IN), Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN), and Jim Banks (R-IN) successfully included an amendment in the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), to speed the elimination of cesium chloride, which can be used to make “dirty bombs,” or radiological dispersal devices.

May 24, 2018 Press Release
Bipartisan Caucus Members Sign Discharge Petition to Pave the Way for Floor Votes

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus Congressmen Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20), Tom Reed (R-NY-23), Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-05), Thomas Suozzi (D-NY-03), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-08) signed the discharge petition that would force a series of floor votes on four Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), immigration, and border security proposa

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May 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The co-chairs of the Democratic Caucus’ National Security Task Force—Reps. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts, Stephanie Murphy of Florida, and Jimmy Panetta of California —issued the following statement in response to the fallout we are witnessing due to President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran Nuclear Deal.

May 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) signed a discharge petition to force a vote to restore net neutrality protections. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) moved in December 2017 to roll back net neutrality rules for Internet providers put in place under the previous Administration. On May 16, the Senate passed a measure restoring net neutrality rules.

May 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) released the following statement on the Farm Bill vote in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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