Press Releases

July 23, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley), Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Congresswoman Lucy McBath (D-GA) re-introduced the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Modernization Act to simplify and modernize federal student loan forgiveness programs. The U.S. Government Accountability Office has previously found major deficiencies in the U.S.

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July 22, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced that the University of California, Santa Cruz will receive a $3.12 million grant from the National Cancer Institute for protein-RNA interactions in cancer biology research.  Dr.

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July 16, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced that Community Bridges and North Monterey County School Districts will each be receiving USDA Farm to School Grant funding.

July 8, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley), Congresswoman Kim Schrier (D-WA-8), Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-VI), and Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC-12) led several of their colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter to House leadership requesting a robust investment of at least $40 billion in agricultural climate research, agricultural innovation, and agricultural research in any co

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July 1, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced that the Monterey Regional Airport received a $700,622.00 grant from the Department of Transportation under the Wendell H.

June 30, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley), a member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support, introduced a bill to improve the Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) program.  This innovative program educates and trains low-income people for in-demand, well-paying careers in the health care field. 

June 29, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-Carmel Valley), a member of the House Ways and Means’ Subcommittee on Trade and the House Committee on Agriculture, and Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19), a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, were joined by 26 of their House colleagues in a bipartisan lett

June 29, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) and Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24) sent a letter with their House colleagues to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland urging her to use her emergency authority under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to save the western monarch butterfly.  Earlier this year, President Biden ordered the Department of Interior to review the previous administration’

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June 25, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20) and Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC-07) introduced the Taxpayer Protection and Preparer Proficiency Act.  This legislation allows the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to regulate paid tax preparers and mandates that they meet minimum competency standards. 

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