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August 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) introduced the Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Accounting Act.  The bipartisan legislation requires the Government Accountability Office provide annual reports to Congress on the budgets for international and domestic nuclear security programs of the United States.

August 7, 2019 Press Release
Members Call on Senate Leader to Cancel Recess, Take Action

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), a member of the Congressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, and 213 Members of the House Democratic Caucus wrote to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell demanding he immediately call the Senate back

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July 29, 2019 Press Release
Shares National and Local Resources to Assist the Community

GILROY, CA – Today, Reps. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), who jointly represent the City of Gilroy, issued the following statement in response to the tragic violence that occurred on July 28, on the closing day of the Gilroy Garlic Festival.

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July 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) led his Democratic colleagues from the California Congressional Delegation in urging U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue to rescind a proposed rule to eliminate broad-based categorical eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also referred to as CalFresh in California.

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July 25, 2019 Press Release
The Climate Action Rebate Act will help create jobs, spur innovation in clean energy, and reduce U.S. carbon emissions by 55% within a decade

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) introduced legislation to address climate change while paying a monthly dividend to American families, rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure, investing in research and development, and providing transition assistance to workers and communities. 

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July 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced his cosponsorship of three pieces of legislation to stop abusive robocall practices.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20) announced the introduction of H.R.3749, the Legal Services for Homeless Veterans Act.  The bipartisan legislation directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide grants to organizations that provide legal services to homeless veterans and veterans at risk for homelessness.  Original cosponsors of the bill include

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July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) supported passage of the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  Congressman Panetta successfully incorporated numerous provisions to the bill that strengthen programs and priorities for Central Coast defense installations and entities, address military housing issues, and keep the United States in t

July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) introduced the Providing Justice for Asylum Seekers Act.  The legislation ends mandatory in absentia, while absent, removal orders for asylum seekers by providing immigration judges discretion in the use

July 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced that the Marina Municipal Airport was awarded a federal grant totaling $1,392,300 from the U.S. Department of Transportation.  The grant will be used to extend Taxiway B to 3,483 feet.

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