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August 7, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) announced that communities in Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties will receive federal grants totaling over $4 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The grants are provided through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG), and HOME programs.

August 2, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, immediately following the Trump Administration’s announcement that it will seek to roll back current fuel economy and emissions standards and nullify California’s waiver, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) joined a coalition of 60 Democratic Members of Congress in announcing a resolution (H.Con.Res 130) to oppose the move.

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August 2, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20) and Congressman Steve Knight (R-CA-25) introduced bipartisan legislation to support seasonal employees of the National Park Service (NPS).  Under existing regulation, seasonal employees of the NPS are only permitted to work at one National Park annually.  The bill, H.R.

August 1, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) today announced dates and locations for staff mobile office hours for the month of August.

July 30, 2018 Press Release

MONTEREY, CA – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) joined Central Coast veterans for a “Vet into Your Sanctuary” Cruise on board the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) research vessel Fulmar.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) introduced the No NATO Withdrawal Act, H.R. 6530, to reassert Congressional support for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the longest-standing and most successful military alliance in the world.  The bill is cosponsored by Republican co-lead, Congressman Steve Knight (R-CA). 

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) cosponsored the Veteran Empowerment and Training to Facilitate Agricultural Revitalization and Mobilization Act (VET-2-FARM Act) of 2018 in the U.S. House of Representatives.  By ensuring that all veterans are eligible for support from the U.S.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) co-introduced H.R. 6440, the STEM and Trade in Schools Act to improve technical education and expand teacher grant opportunities. This bipartisan bill was co-introduced by Congressman Steve Knight (R-CA-25) and Congressman Jeff Denham (R-CA-10).

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July 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) and his fellow members of the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus introduced a package of changes to the House Rules to make Congress work for the American people.

July 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced its plan for a $12 billion package of emergency aid to farmers caught in Trump Administration’s escalating trade war.

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