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August 23, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.), a veteran of the Global War on Terror and a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump's speech on Afghanistan:

August 16, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.), released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to revoke Executive Order 13690, signed by President Obama in January 2015. Executive Order 13690 required building standards for government-funded infrastructure projects to reduce exposure to flooding from sea level rise.

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August 10, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), along with House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson (MN-7) and Congressman Jim Costa (CA-16), hosted an agriculture roundtable session at Hartnell College in Salinas, California.

August 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay, a regional non-profit housing corporation in the City of Santa Cruz, will receive a federal grant totaling $315,000 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

August 7, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that health centers in San Benito County and Santa Cruz County have received federal grants totaling over $3 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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August 7, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that the University of California, Santa Cruz (UC Santa Cruz) has received two federal grants from the National Institutes of Health.

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July 28, 2017 Press Release
After Congressman Panetta Sends Letter to Administration Urging Extension, NOAA Adds 15 Days to Public Comment Period

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will formally reopen the public comment period on a federal review of designations and expansions of national marine sanctuaries and marine national monuments.

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July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON –Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.), announced that Castroville’s North County Fire Protection District has been awarded a federal grant totaling $284,864 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.), announced that the Monterey Regional Airport has been awarded a federal grant totaling $1,814,764 from the Department of Transportation.

July 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), a member of the House Armed Services Committee and a member of the House Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Equality Caucus, issued the following statement today after President Donald Trump tweeted that transgender Americans will no longer be able to serve in the U.S. military:

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