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  • Denham Re-Introduces Legislation to Reduce VA Backlog
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) re-introduced the Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2017, H.R. 1725, a bill that cuts through red tape within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and seeks to reduce the benefit-claims backlog. The legislation was introduced with fellow co-chairman of the Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN) and U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-MN). “These men and women put their lives on the line for our country and it’s a disgrac... Read more

  • Rep. Jeff Denham Announces Government Night-Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on March 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) announced today the first 2017 Government Night-Town Hall along with Stanislaus County Board Supervisor Vito Chiesa (District 2), Assemblyman Heath Flora (R-Ripon) and Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth. Monday, April 17 at 6 p.m. Larsa Banquet Hall 2107 E. Monte Vista Ave., Denair, CA The event will be an open forum for CA-10 constituents to ask questions of Rep. Denham, with Assemblyman Flora, Supervisor Chiesa and Mayor Soiseth available to an... Read more

  • Rep. Denham’s ENLIST Act Surpasses 100 Co-Sponsors
    Posted in Press Releases on March 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Jeff Denham today announced that his commonsense immigration reform bill – H.R. 60, the Encourage New Legalized Immigrants to Start Training Act (ENLIST Act) – has gained over 100 co-sponsors in the 115th Congress. “ENLIST is a win-win for our country and something that my colleagues on both sides of the aisle agree on,” said Rep. Denham. “There is no greater act of patriotism than serving the country you love in the armed forces, which is something immigrants ha... Read more

  • Denham Introduces Bill to Combat Drive-By Lawsuits, Protect Main Street
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) introduced H.R. 1493, the ADA Lawsuit Clarification Act, a bill to combat frivolous lawsuits accusing small businesses of violating portions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). “Many small businesses are under attack, especially here in the Valley. It’s a disgrace that the owners and operators of these local businesses are falling victim to predatory lawsuits, often leaving them with little opportunity to address or correct the i... Read more

  • Rep. Jeff Denham Releases Statement on American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) issued the following statement about the American Health Care Act. “In reviewing this bill, it seems to address many of my constituents’ concerns, including protecting coverage for pre-existing conditions, allowing individuals up to age 26 to remain on their parents’ insurance and keeping the ban on lifetime coverage limits. However, I have questions about how it will affect constituents upon implementation, namely those covered under the ... Read more

  • Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus Welcomes Sen. Sullivan as New Co-Chair
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Veterans

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Jeff Denham (R-CA) and Tim Walz (D-MN) and U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today welcomed Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) as a co-chair of the Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus for the 115th Congress. Sen. Sullivan is the junior senator from Alaska, elected in 2014. He serves on the Committees on Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs and also serves in the United States Marine Corps Reserves, having been recalled for active duty in 2004 and 2013. “While we can never fu... Read more

  • Disaster SAVE Act Passes House T&I Committee to Assist Flood-Affected Communities
    Posted in Press Releases on March 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Transportation & Infrastructure, Water

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure yesterday approved a measure directly helping the Central Valley by improving federal emergency management response: H.R. 1214, the Disaster SAVE Act. U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) is a cosponsor of the bill. “The Central Valley, as well as all of California, has experienced some extreme weather this year, resulting in two separate disaster declarations with the potential for more to come,” said Rep... Read more

  • Denham to Discuss ENLIST Act with Rep. Polis, DREAMer in Facebook Live Event
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) will host a Facebook Live discussion today, Feb. 28, 2017, at 2:10 p.m. PST with Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) and Oscar Juarez-Luna, a resident in Rep. Polis’ district who is protected under the Development, Relief, and Education for Minors Act (DREAM Act), otherwise known as a DREAMer. The lawmakers and Mr. Juarez-Luna will discuss Rep. Denham’s Encourage New Legalized Immigrants to Start Training Act (ENLIST Act) and the necessity for a pathw... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham: EPA, Army Corps. Overstepped with WOTUS Rule
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump today issued an executive order directing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw and reconsider the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. “EPA and the Army Corps overstepped their authority with WOTUS and clearly did not consider the impact to ag economies like we have in the Central Valley,” said U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock). “I support President Trump’s order to force its reconsideration... Read more

  • Denham Announces March 2017 Mobile District Office Hours
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today announced Mobile District Office Hours for the month of March 2017. Mobile District Office Hours are an opportunity for 10th district residents to get help with specific casework or ask questions. MDOs are hosted by staff and, when possible, by Rep. Denham. Staff members are available to assist 10th district residents with casework on matters including Medicare, Veteran’s Affairs, Social Security, the Internal Revenue Service and oth... Read more