Press Releases

September 19, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that El Pajaro Community Development Corporation, a development company in Watsonville, will receive a federal grant totaling $50,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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September 19, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that California FarmLink, located in Aptos, will receive grant support totaling $599,074 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

September 12, 2017 Press Release
Says Congress must work to pass a long-term solution to give Dreamers the opportunity to continue to give back to their communities and country.

SALINAS, CA –  Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) held a roundtable at Hartnell College with thirty Dreamers, who are currently enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The young people, brought to the United States as children, enrolled in DACA to be protected from deportation and to earn their citizenship.

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September 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) issued the following statement in response to Dole Berry Company’s announcement that they are closing their Watsonville, California facility, eliminating over 400 jobs:

September 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, otherwise known as DACA:

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August 31, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) received a federal grant totaling $377,776 per year for five years from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to study T cell signaling.

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August 31, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) received a federal grant totaling $819,502 from the National Human Genome Research Institute. The funds will be used for a project called “Dockstore,” a platform for sharing tools & workflows on the Cloud Commons.

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August 30, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) will receive a federal grant totaling $566,827 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

August 30, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) will receive a federal grant totaling $414,885 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

August 30, 2017 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) will receive a federal grant totaling $136,647 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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