Press Releases

September 29, 2021 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Representative Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced five Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) grants totaling over $4 million to strengthen primary health care infrastructure, advance better health outcomes in med

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September 22, 2021 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Reps. Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) and Blake Moore (R-UT) introduced the Save Our Forests Act to address chronic staffing shortages in National Forests, including the Central Coast’s Los Padres National Forest, to improve risk mitigation and response to wildfires.

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September 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Agriculture Committee passed Rep.

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September 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) voted to advance the House Ways and Means Committee contributions to the Build Back Better Act, which included provisions from several of the bills he authored in the 117th Congress.  Rep.

September 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) released the following statement after President Biden announced his intent to nominate Elaine Trevino as the Chief Agriculture Negotiator for United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai.  In June, Reps.

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September 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) voted to pass a package of bills through the House Ways and Means Committee to make crucial investments to create jobs, lower the cost of health care, and support America’s workers and families.  This package makes up key portions of President Biden’s Build Back Better Act.

September 9, 2021 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Representative Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will allow pre-harvest testing on romaine lettuce from the Salinas Valley, a substantial improvement from a 2020 requirement for finished-product testing.

September 1, 2021 Press Release

SALINAS, CA - Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (CA-18) introduced eight pieces of legislation to reduce airport noise, prioritize consideration of noise and other environmental concerns and improve the transparency of actions taken by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA):

August 17, 2021 Press Release

CARMEL VALLEY, CA – Today, Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) issued the following statement regarding the withdrawal of U.S. military personnel from Afghanistan. Rep.

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