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April 30, 2020 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced a new webinar series during the month of May, National Mental Health Awareness Month, to provide federal and local mental health resources to community members.

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April 30, 2020 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) joined 63 Representatives in calling on Administration officials for improved testing and contact tracing infrastructure in order to manage the novel coronavirus, citing an inadequate an

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April 28, 2020 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) announced legislation to increase the ability for Americans struggling with food insecurity to receive restaurant meals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) introduced the Immediate COVID-19 Testing Procurement Act, legislation to require the President to fully mobilize the Defense Production Act (DPA) to direct emergency production, procurement, and distribution of supplies needed to increase testing for COVID-19.

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April 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) led 126 members in the U.S. House of Representatives in calling on the President to eliminate payment limits for specialty crop, livestock, and dairy producers before the final Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) details are announced.

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April 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley), Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34), and Congressman Josh Harder (CA-10) introduced the Emergency Ensuring Access to SNAP (EATS) Act to ensure college students would not be rendered ineligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) on the basis of their student status during this national emergen

April 22, 2020 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) led fellow House Democrats appointed to the White House economic recovery panel in calling on the President for a defined federal strategy to dramatically increase the production, training, and availability of testing for COVID-19.

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April 22, 2020 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) applauded Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) for

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April 20, 2020 Press Release

SALINAS, CA –  Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) joined a group of 70 members of the U.S. House of Representatives in calling on House leadership to ensure that future COVID-19 response legislation helps protect the ability of Americans to safely exercise their right to vote amid the COVID-19 pandemic and future crises. 

April 18, 2020 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Carmel Valley) announced the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for high school students throughout California’s 20th Congressional District.  The U.S. House of Representatives sponsors this competition each spring to recognize and honor talented young artists from each congressional district across the country.

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