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November 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) announced U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding for the Santa Cruz Harbor and the Moss Landing Harbor.  The Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan provides $464,000.00 to the Santa Cruz Harbor, and $709,000.00 to the Moss Landing Harbor.

November 23, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) released the following statement in response to the update on the E. coli outbreak by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb:

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October 30, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), co-chair of the Congressional Agriculture Research Caucus, introduced the Specialty Crop Mechanization Prize Challenge Act. The bipartisan legislation incentivizes innovative agriculture technology development and deployment.  The bill encourages public-private partnerships between the agriculture industry and the U.S.

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October 16, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) introduced the Farmworker Housing Improvement Act enhancing affordable housing resources and promoting program transparency.

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October 9, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – On October 10, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will post a proposed rule change in the Federal Register to deny permanent residency for legal immigrants who use public benefits, including food assistance, Medicaid, and Section 8 housing vouchers.

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October 9, 2018 Press Release

SALINAS, CA – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) announced that California FarmLink received federal grants and loan capital totaling over $1,086,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development.

September 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) introduced the Special Counsel Security Assurance Act to limit the President’s ability to interfere with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

September 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) praised the passage of the Sam Farr and Nick Castle Peace Corps Reform Act of 2018, H.R. 2259, in the U.S. Senate.  The legislation will now be sent to the president’s desk to be signed into law.  Congressman Panetta supported the House version of the bill, which was passed unanimously on July 10, 2018. 

September 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier this month, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) and Congressman Brian Mast (R-FL) introduced House Resolution 1062 recognizing the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) and its leadership in researching and protecting servicemembers from infectious diseases such as malaria.

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