Press Releases

February 5, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced that he was appointed by Congressional leadership to serve on three important House Committees in the 117th Congress: the House Committee on Ways and Means, the House Committee on Agriculture, and the House Committee on Armed Services.  This will be Congressman Panetta’s third consecutive term serving on the Agriculture Committee and

February 5, 2021 Press Release

This week, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley), Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24), and Senator Jeff Merkley (D-MA) sent a letter to the U.S.

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February 4, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) sent a letter to leadership of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calling on the agencies to expand COVID-19 vaccine dose allocations to VA clinics and facilities outside of major population centers.  The request, directed to VA Acting

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February 4, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) and Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH-02) reintroduced the Reservist Pay Equity Act to encourage employers to continue to pay employees that are members of the National Guard and Reserves while activated.

 

February 3, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) reintroduced legislation to provide immediate support to nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities across the country experiencing outbreaks of COVID-19 cases.

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February 1, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) released the following statement on Black History Month:

February 1, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced that Sun Street Centers will receive a $49,417 federal grant to support its education and addiction treatment services.  Located in Salinas, Sun Street Centers provides comprehensive services for education, prevention, and recovery services for alcohol addiction and substance misuse.

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January 28, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced that UC Santa Cruz will receive a $625,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant.  The federal funding will be used to research the impacts of decision making by artificial intelligence.

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January 28, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) reintroduced legislation to create a tax credit to encourage municipalities to purchase and use zero-emission buses. The Green Bus Tax Credit Act creates a 10% manufacturer’s tax credit for electric and hydrogen fuel-cell buses.

January 26, 2021 Press Release

Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced $2,815,000 in U.S.

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