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  • Rep. Denham Invites Students to Participate in the Third Annual Congressional App Challenge
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today announced the opening of California’s 10th District Congressional App Challenge. This competition invites middle and high school students to compete with peers to create and showcase their software application, or “app,” for mobile, tablet or computer devices on a platform of their choice. The best app will be displayed in an exhibit in the U.S. Capitol. “Innovation and creativity are hallmarks of the American entrepreneurial spirit ... Read more

  • ICYMI: McMorris Rodgers, Tsongas, Denham, Valadao, Ruiz, and Kilmer Introduce Legislation to Continue and Expand Teaching Health Center Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on July 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (D-MA), along with Reps. Jeff Denham (R-CA), David Valadao (R-CA), Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA), and Derek Kilmer (D-WA), introduced the Training the Next Generation of Primary Care Doctors Act of 2017 to reauthorize the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program for three years. This legislation will also allow for the expansion of new programs within existing centers and the creati... Read more

  • Fulkerth, N. Golden State intersection to close
    Posted in In the News on July 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    One of Turlock’s main intersections will soon be closed for much-needed safety improvements. The intersection of N. Golden State Boulevard and Fulkerth Road/West Hawkeye Avenue will be closed starting July 31 until mid-September. ... A bid was put out by the City to repave the road near the tracks and George Reed Inc. completed the project in December. While the new gradient made the ride over the tracks less chaotic for motorists, there remained a significant bump where the rail panels were mis... Read more

  • U.S. House Passes Three More Human Trafficking Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed three more bills to combat the rising issue of human trafficking: H.R. 2664, the Enhancing Detection of Human Trafficking Act; H.R. 2480, the Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act; and H.R. 2200, the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act. “Human trafficking is among the cruelest forms of criminal activity out there, and sadly, our state and local communities are... Read more

  • Implementation of Denham bill to sell unneeded federal properties examined in T&I Committee hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Waste, Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management today held a hearing to examine the implementation of the Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act (FASTA). “We have before us an opportunity to consolidate federal assets and sell high-value underutilized or vacant properties to reduce the size of the federal footprint,” said U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock). “I am proud of t... Read more

  • Heard on the Hill: Meet the Dogs of the House, Round II
    Posted in In the News on July 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    Looking for a nonpartisan, furry friend? Check out out the halls of Congress. In May, we featured a few House dogs who regularly hang out either as official “office dogs,” or because they belong to staffers who enjoy bringing them to work. Due to popular demand, we are back with more. ... Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif. ... Lily, French bulldog, 5 years “My wife and I had been looking for a new family pet when I met [Ohio] Rep. Bill Johnson’s French bulldog. I knew right away that this was the dog fo... Read more

  • Univision: Opinión: Reparar nuestro sistema migratorio empieza con premiar el mayor acto de patriotism
    Posted in In the News on July 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration

    Estados Unidos tiene una larga historia de inmigrantes que sirven en las fuerzas armadas. Para 1840, casi la mitad de los reclutas del ejército eran inmigrantes. Entre 1862 y 2000, más de 660,000 veteranos del ejército lograron la ciudadanía por nuestro proceso de naturalización. Esto ha ocurrido porque nuestro país nunca ha hecho de la ciudadanía un requisito para poder inscribirse en las fuerzas armadas. Hoy, miles y miles de hombres y mujeres valientes que nacieron fuera de los Estados Unidos... Read more

  • Valley’s newest citizens welcomed at naturalization ceremony
    Posted in In the News on July 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    In 2010, Turlock resident Orestis Panagopoulous came to America from Greece with a goal in mind – to establish a life here and become a U.S. citizen. Seven years later, he took the final step toward making his wishes reality when he, along with 156 other immigrants, recited the nation’s Oath of Allegiance at a naturalization ceremony held in Modesto Monday morning. ... “The United States of America is a nation of immigrants. We’re a melting pot of people who come from across the globe in pursuit... Read more

  • CONGRESSIONAL ART CONTEST WINNER HONORED IN D.C.
    Posted in In the News on July 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham welcomed the winner of California’s 10th District Congressional Art Competition, Skye Ocaranza, to the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, June 29. Skye’s artwork, “Rampehant,” was selected by a panel of local judges and will be displayed in the Cannon Tunnel alongside the winning entries from every congressional district in the United States for the next year, where thousands of visitors will be able to view the entries on their way to the U.S. Capitol. ... Read more here ... Read more

  • Happy Independence Day!
    Posted in Newsletters on July 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

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