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  • Rep. Denham brings Ag Secretary Perdue to CA10 to see impacts of water grab and tariffs firsthand
    Posted in Press Releases on August 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Water

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) yesterday discussed the impacts of Sacramento’s water grab and tariffs on Central Valley agriculture with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. Rep. Denham and Sec. Perdue held a town hall for local growers and stakeholders with Rep. Jim Costa (D-Fresno) in Modesto to hear from Central Valley farmers first hand. Rep. Denham and Sec. Perdue also visited Brichetto Ranch in Oakdale to see our ag industry at work on the Stanislaus River. “I wanted th... Read more

  • Rep. Denham roundtable on Human Trafficking yields new ideas
    Posted in Press Releases on August 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Human Trafficking

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today hosted a roundtable on human trafficking with Stanislaus County District 1 Supervisor Kristin Olsen. Uber Technologies Inc., along with community leaders, law enforcement and local advocacy groups joined the roundtable to share best practices in fighting this epidemic in the Central Valley. The event, held at the Modesto Police Department, was moved from the conference room to the presentation room to accommodate more attendees. “Even one person ... Read more

  • Rep. Denham cosponsors bill to improve healthcare access for Valley children
    Posted in Press Releases on August 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Today, at the start of National Health Center Week, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-CA) announced his cosponsorship of H.R. 5899, the School-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act of 2018, to improve access to important healthcare services for children, including at four school-based health centers in California’s 10th District. “The Central Valley faces unique barriers to healthcare, and these school-based centers are improving access for our children,” said Rep. Denham. “Access is the num... Read more

  • Bullet train's benefits to Southern California questioned at hearing
    Posted in In the News on August 10, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    Southern California Democrats have said few, if any, critical words about the state rail authority’s decision in 2016 to drop Los Angeles as the starting point of the first segment of the statewide bullet train. ... The hearing was called by Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock), chairman of the House rail subcommittee and an early supporter of the project as a state senator. In opening remarks at the Sacramento hearing, Denham said the project was based on “confusing business plans that are not grounded... Read more

  • California Central Valley Congressman Jeff Denham Visits Southern Border
    Posted in In the News on August 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-CA) on Tuesday concluded a multi-day visit to California’s border with Mexico, including visits to a detention center, port of entry, U.S. Border Patrol station, U.S. Naval Air Station and tunnel site. The Denhambordertrip also included a review of current border infrastructure and border wall prototypes. “It’s critical members of congress visit the border and see the problems and restrictions that law enforcement is facing due to our outdated immigration laws.... Read more

  • WATCH: High Speed Rail: California Lawmakers Push for More Answers from High-Speed Rail Leadership
    Posted in In the News on August 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

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  • Rep. Denham visits southern border
    Posted in Press Releases on August 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-CA) yesterday concluded a multi-day visit to California’s border with Mexico, including visits to a detention center, port of entry, U.S. Border Patrol station, U.S. Naval Air Station and tunnel site. The trip also included a review of current border infrastructure and border wall prototypes. “It’s critical members of congress visit the border and see the problems and restrictions that law enforcement is facing due to our outdated immigration laws.” said Rep. D... Read more

  • Valley Jobs Fair Success
    Posted in In the News on August 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    The eighth annual Central Valley Jobs Fair hosted by Congressman Jeff Denham was staged on Thursday, Aug. 2 at Modesto Junior College with more than 60 hiring employers and over 250 Central Valley job seekers in attendance. “My jobs fair has connected thousands of (California District) 10 residents to jobs in our community and this year was especially successful,” said Rep. Denham. “Valley businesses are hiring, the unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in 16 years, and the economy is growin... Read more

  • Rep. Denham’s Central Valley Jobs Fair a Success
    Posted in Press Releases on August 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) yesterday hosted his 8th annual Central Valley Jobs Fair at Modesto Junior College with more than 60 hiring employers and over 250 Central Valley job seekers in attendance. “My jobs fair has connected thousands of CA10 residents to jobs in our community and this year was especially successful,” said Rep. Denham. “Valley businesses are hiring, the unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in 16 years, and the economy is growing at the highest rate in 13... Read more

  • 99-year-old veteran Howard Haak recounts his World War II story
    Posted in Press Releases on August 2, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today released a new Thank-a-Vet Thursday (#TVT) video featuring 99-year-old World War II Veteran Howard E. Haak. Shared on Rep. Denham’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages, this #TVT video is an excerpt from a longer interview for the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project where Howard recounts training to become a radio repairman and working on the equipment that first detected Japanese planes flying towards Pearl Harbor. Howard was drafted i... Read more