Press Releases

February 20, 2020 Press Release

PACIFIC GROVE, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced that he introduced H.R. 5920, the bipartisan Monarch Action, Recovery, and Conservation of Habitat (MONARCH) Act.  Representatives Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24), Rodney Davis (R-IL-12), and Rob Woodall (R-GA-07) co-led introduction of the House bill.

February 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) led his colleagues in writing a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding their concerns about Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele’s recent decision to lead armed soldiers into a meeting of the country’s Legislative Assembly.

February 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced that he cosponsored the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act, legislation that would phase out unnecessary single-use plastic products, hold corporations accountable for wasteful products, reduce wasteful packaging, and reform our broken waste and recycling collection system.

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February 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) sent another letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles P.

February 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) voted for H.J.Res.79, to facilitate timely ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution.  The legislation passed the U.S.

February 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) voted for the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act, H.R.

February 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the bipartisan Helping Our Senior Population in Comfort Environments (HOSPICE) Act, introduced by Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20) and Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY-23), unanimously passed the Ways and Means Committee, recommending the legislation for

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February 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding for the Pajaro River Flood Risk Reduction Project and the Santa Cruz Harbor.  The U.S.

February 10, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan Bill Requires Additional Oversight and Transparency of Medicare Hospice Providers

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20) and Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY-23) introduced the bipartisan Helping Our Senior Population in Comfort Environments (HOSPICE) Act, legislation to require additional oversight and transparency of Medicare hospice providers. 

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February 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) announced that he cosponsored H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act. The bill decriminalizes marijuana at the federal level, reassesses marijuana convictions, and invests in local communities.

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