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May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47), and 33 members of the California Democratic Congressional Delegation expressed opposition to recent moves by the Trump Administration’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to

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May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), along with Reps. Antonio Delgado (NY-19), Don Beyer (VA-08), Mike Kelly (PA-16), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05), and Don Bacon (NE-02) co-introduced H.R. 2912, the bipartisan Military Spouse Hiring Act, legislation that incentivizes employers to hire spouses of members of the United States Armed Forces.

May 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20) and Congressman Doug LaMalfa’s (R-CA-01) legislation, the Honoring Veterans’ Families Act.

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May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation to improve oversight and enhance the health, safety, and quality of privatized military housing.

May 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley), Congresswoman Donna Shalala (FL-27), and members of the LGBT Equality Caucus introduced the Protecting LGBTQ Youth Act.  This bill prevents the maltreatment of LGBTQ youth and improves outcomes for those who enter the child welfare system.

May 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) and the bipartisan For Country Caucus unanimously endorsed legislation to improve benefits for Gold Star families.

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May 11, 2019 Press Release

APTOS, CA – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) today announced the first, second, and third place winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.

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May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (CA-18) sent a letter to the U.S.

May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Central Coast Field Office (CCFO) released a proposal for oil and gas exploitation on the central coast of California.  The administration wants to open more than 700,000 acres of public land to new oil and gas drilling. Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Fresno counties are included in the proposal.

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May 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) announced that he is an original cosponsor to bipartisan legislation repealing an unnecessary tax hike on Gold Star families.

The 2017 tax law reclassified how Gold Star children’s assets are taxed, increasing the tax rate on their survivor benefits from 12 to 15 percent up to 37 percent.

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