Press Releases

April 8, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) held a virtual roundtable on the rise of anti-Asian American hate crimes with members of the Central Coast Asian American and Pacific Islander community.  Congressman Panetta discussed his efforts at the federal level to curb anti-Asian hate crimes and listened to the stories and experiences of those in attendance.  Attendees included individua

April 6, 2021 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) was joined by Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-IN-02) to introduce the bipartisan Preserving Family Farms Act.  The legislation would help family-owned farms continue operations after a loved one has passed by easing the burden of the estate tax.  The bill would modernize the special use valuation provision of the

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April 3, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) released the following statement following the death of U.S. Capitol Police Officer William “Billy” Evans.

April 2, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) introduced the bipartisan Military Hunger Prevention Act with Representatives Don Young (R-AK-AL), Marilyn Strickland (D-WA-10), Don Bacon (R-NE-02), Salud Carbajal (DA-CA-24), and Jim Baird (R-IN-4) to help low-income military families living with food insecurity make ends meet.  The Military Hunger Prevention Act would create a basic needs al

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March 30, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced that Santa Cruz County and Monterey County in addition to community health centers across the Central Coast will receive $25.46 million in federal funding through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).  The funding will help counties and community health centers prevent, mitigate, and respond to COVID-19 and enhance healthcare services

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March 30, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) along with Senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla and Representatives Zoe Lofgren (CA-52) and Scott Peters (CA-52) are leading their California colleagues in a letter urging the Biden Administration to transition to a year-round federal firefighting workforce.

March 23, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) and Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-4-WA) are leading 15 bipartisan members of Congress in sending a letter to the Administration, expressing concern that the World Health Organization (WHO) may modify its assumptions regarding viral transmission of COVID-19 via food and food packaging at the urging of the Chinese government.  Currently, there is no credi

March 21, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) released the following statement about the current challenges at the southern border and his upcoming visit to a southern border facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas:

 

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March 19, 2021 Press Release

This week, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) and his House colleagues passed H.R.

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March 18, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) and his House colleagues passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (FWMA).  In 2019, Congressman Panetta was part of a select and small bipartisan group of Congress members that worked diligently to formulate the bill over a period of nine months.  The group, led by Chair of the Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship

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