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  • Shelter’s Plumbing on the Fritz
    Posted in In the News on October 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Volunteer board members running one of the most successful homeless family shelters in the Northern San Joaquin Valley fear ongoing plumbing issues being dealt with on a patchwork basis at the Raymus House on Union Road may fail completely forcing them to shutter the temporary housing for homeless single moms and their young children. ... When Congressman Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, got wind of the situation, he promised to look into what’s delaying the funds in a bid to speed the release of the mon... Read more

  • Blue Water veteran Walt Butler shares story in new #TVT Video
    Posted in Press Releases on October 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today released a new Thank-a-Vet Thursday (#TVT) video featuring former Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Walt Butler. Butler served as a Navy reservist in the Vietnam War and is considered a ‘Blue Water’ Veteran. 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. Butler, a Ceres native, enlisted in the U.S. Navy Reserves in July 1964 and s... Read more

  • $36.5 billion disaster aid package passes House
    Posted in Newsletters on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Health, Transportation & Infrastructure, Veterans

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  • House Approves $36.5 Billion Disaster Relief Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Defense and National Security, Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. House of Representatives approved $36.5 billion in supplemental relief funding to help the victims of recent wildfire and hurricane disasters, which U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) supported. Watch Rep. Denham’s remarks on the House floor. “While I’m encouraged that Congress is expediting disaster recovery for communities devastated by wildfires, hurricanes and flooding, we need to do more,” said Rep. Denham. “As we recover, we should do so with future dis... Read more

  • 4 months after emotional baseball counterpart, Congressional Football Game takes field
    Posted in In the News on October 11, 2017 | Preview rr

    In June, the Congressional Baseball Game transformed from a little-known, inside-the-Beltway tradition to a national event emblematic of the fractured, fragile state of our democracy. When a gunman opened fire on the Republican practice the day before the game, injuring four, including Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA) it thrust a national spotlight on an event intended to bridge the ever-growing fissures in a politically divided Washington. ... “We always enjoy giving back to the Capitol Poli... Read more

  • Members Prepare to Take On Capitol Police in Football
    Posted in In the News on October 10, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congress has been celebrating the Capitol Police for keeping them safe, especially after two officers took down a gunman in June at the Republicans’ baseball practice. Members will get another chance at an upcoming charity sporting contest for Capitol Police officers. Wednesday’s Congressional Football Game for Charity will pit the Mean Machine, a bipartisan team of members of Congress and former NFL players, against the Guards, made up of Capitol Police officers. The teams’ names are taken from... Read more

  • Rep. Denham statement on passing of Nick Blom
    Posted in Press Releases on October 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) released the following statement on the death of former Stanislaus County supervisor Nick Blom: “I’m saddened to hear the news about Nick Blom. He was a friend and an outstanding local leader, and his passing is a tremendous loss to our community. My prayers go out to his wife Else and their family.” Nick Blom served as a Stanislaus County supervisor for 20 years, representing a district that included part of Modesto and Salida. He passed away on Thurs... Read more

  • Denham, McMorris Rodgers’ effort to double support for rural teaching health centers passes committee
    Posted in In the News on October 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Federal support for physician residency slots at teaching health centers in rural areas would more than double under a measure advocated by U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) that advanced out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday. ... “The Central Valley has a severe physician shortage, and by doubling the funding for this program, facilities around the country like the Valley Consortium for Medical Education in Modesto will be able to increase residency slots to bring in more prima... Read more

  • This week in DC
    Posted in Newsletters on October 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Tax Reform, Transportation & Infrastructure, Veterans

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  • Retired U.S. Army Captain Sue Max honored in #TVT video
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today released the next video in his #TVT, Thank-a-Vet Thursday series, featuring Retired U.S. Army Captain Sue Max of Hughson. 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. Captain Max served 16 years in the U.S. Army Reserve as a Medical Surgical Nurse before answering the call to active duty and being reclassified ... Read more