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  • New Thank-a-Vet Thursday Video Honors Central Valley Korean War Veteran Al Menshew
    Posted in Press Releases on September 22, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham’s (R-Turlock) latest Thank-a-Vet Thursday (TVT) video, posted today, honors U.S. Navy veteran Al Menshew who served his country during the Korean War. Shared on Rep. Denham’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages, the video is an excerpt of an interview conducted by Denham staff member and Marine Corps veteran Eddie Mendoza as part of Rep. Denham’s ongoing efforts with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. Al Menshew enlisted in the U.S. Nav... Read more

  • New ‘Thank-A-Vet Thursday’ Video Recently Released
    Posted in In the News on September 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    On Thursday, Sept. 14, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) released his fifth Thank-a-Vet Thursday (TVT) video, honoring Retired U.S. Army Specialist Jack Griffith. Shared on Rep. Denham’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages, the video is an excerpt of an interview conducted by Wounded Warrior Fellow Peter Butler as part of Rep. Denham’s ongoing efforts with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. “I am honored to represent so many brave men and women who have served and sacrif... Read more

  • El Dream Act que salió de California hace 16 años, es el proyecto de ley que los Demócratas quieren que sea el modelo para reemplazar DACA
    Posted in Noticias e Información on September 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Hace dieciséis años, la representante de Downey, Lucille Roybal-Allard, ayudó a presentar una legislación que permitiría a las personas traídas al país ilegalmente cuando eran niños permanecer en los Estados Unidos. Ese proyecto de ley se convirtió en el Dream Act. Ante el fracaso del Congreso para aprobar esa ley, condujo al programa de Acción Diferida por Llegadas de la Niñez, que el presidente Trump decidió este mes terminar, e instó al Congreso para encontrar un reemplazo en un plazo de seis... Read more

  • Burgess leads hearing on need to reauthorize essential programs that increase health workforce
    Posted in In the News on September 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) led a House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing to examine funding for federal public health workforce programs that help address a looming physician shortage. U.S. Reps. Jeff Denham (R-CA) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) both spoke in support of the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program, which must be reauthorized by Sept. 30. The THCGME program was created in 2010 to address a lack of primary care physicians in rural an... Read more

  • Representative Jeff Denham Hosts Service Academy Information Night
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Education

    MODESTO, Calif. – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) will host a Service Academy Information Night Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 at Gregori High School in Modesto. This event is open to all parents and students in 8th through 12th grades from California’s 10th congressional district and will give an overview of the Academy nomination process. “United States Military Academies produce some America’s most skilled armed forces members. Each year I have the honor of nominating Central Valley hig... Read more

  • Rep. Denham Promotes Need for Central Valley Teaching Health Center Funding at Congressional Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today participated in a hearing held by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health, highlighting the importance of reauthorizing the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program before the Sept. 30 deadline. “Doctors tend to stay in the communities where they are trained, so this bill is especially important for medically underserved areas like the Central Valley that are experiencing doctor shortages,” ... Read more

  • FY18 Spending Bill Passes House of Representatives
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, which provides FY18 funding for America’s most pressing needs. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) voted in favor of its passage, which included two amendments he offered to support Runaway Youth Programs and Maternity Group Homes and efficient implementation of the Federal Assets and Transfers Act. “I’m encouraged that the House was able to come together to pass an on-time ... Read more

  • Miami Republican demands straight answer from Trump on Dreamers
    Posted in In the News on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Donald Trump was striking a deal over dinner with Democrats on Wednesday night to save Dreamers from deportation. By Thursday morning, his aides were playing catch up and insisting nothing changed in his position on immigration or border security. Now, as confusion reigns over Trump’s true intentions for dealing with 800,000 people affected by a now-canceled Obama-era order that allowed them to live and work in the United States, one senior Republican lawmaker wants the White House to come clean... Read more

  • Ros-Lehtinen exige una respuesta clara a Trump sobre los ‘dreamers’
    Posted in Noticias e Información on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    Donald Trump estaba negociando un acuerdo durante la cena con varios demócratas el miércoles por la noche con el fin de salvar a los dreamers de la deportación. Para el jueves por la mañana, sus asistentes trataban de ponerse al día e insistieron en que la postura del presidente sobre la inmigración y la seguridad en la frontera no había cambiado. Ahora, en momentos en que reina la confusión sobre las verdaderas intenciones de Trump en relación con las 800,000 personas afectadas por la cancelaci... Read more

  • Rep. Denham Co-Sponsors DREAM Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Jeff Denham today co-sponsored the DREAM Act of 2017, one of several bills currently under consideration in Congress that would provide a pathway to citizenship for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program recipients. “We must send legislation to the president’s desk to permanently address citizenship status for DACA recipients,” said Rep. Denham. “These young men and women were brought to America by their parents through no fault of their own and kn... Read more