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  • ICYMI: Rep. Denham brings EPA Acting Administrator to the Central Valley to fight Sacramento’s water grab
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Water

    In case you missed it, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham brought the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator to the Central Valley on Thursday to see firsthand the devastation that Sacramento’s planned water grab would have on communities, farms and the economy. Rep. Denham and Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler visited weir traps on the Stanislaus River, hosted a field hearing with irrigation districts in Riverbank, and met with the local agriculture leaders at Stanislaus Coun... Read more

  • Party for Tracy Aquatic Park
    Posted in In the News on October 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    The long-planned Tracy Aquatic Park will open sometime in 2021. The year was revealed Wednesday at a launch party for the project, hosted at the site of the 20-acre facility by developers The Surland Cos. ... Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, who represents Tracy, congratulated everyone involved, calling the project “forward thinking” and adding that as new jobs and people move to Tracy, the water park will be a crucial facility. “Right at home we’re going to have something that is world-class, that ... Read more

  • ABC30 Fresno: New WATER Act passes Senate
    Posted in In the News on October 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    For the first time in decades California may see construction of new water storage. The legislation would pay for new water storage projects as part of America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. ... North Valley Congressman Jeff Denham is the author of the New Water Act. Watch here Read more

  • Senate Passes Denham’s Water Storage Legislation, Sending To President’s Desk To Become Law, Congressman Jeff Denham Says
    Posted in In the News on October 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate passed legislation written by Rep. Jeff Denham’s (R-Turlock) to authorize financing of new water storage projects as part of America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (WRDA). Rep. Denham’s New WATER Act now heads to President Donald Trump’s desk to be signed into law. “My New WATER Act will allow us to leverage non-federal investments and finance the construction of new water storage in California for the first time in decades,” said Rep. Denham. “This is real prog... Read more

  • Senate passes Denham water storage legislation, sending to President’s desk to become law
    Posted in Press Releases on October 10, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure, Water

    WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Senate passed legislation written by Rep. Jeff Denham’s (R-Turlock) to authorize financing of new water storage projects as part of America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (WRDA). Rep. Denham’s New WATER Act now heads to President Donald Trump’s desk to be signed into law. “My New WATER Act will allow us to leverage non-federal investments and finance the construction of new water storage in California for the first time in decades,” said Rep. Denham. “This is rea... Read more

  • Rep. Denham and U.S. Department of Transportation official address Central Valley infrastructure at roundtable and bus tour
    Posted in Press Releases on October 10, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) and U.S. Department of Transportation official Derek Kan discussed the Central Valley’s key transportation infrastructure needs with the Stanislaus County Council of Governments at a roundtable and bus tour on Tuesday in Modesto. Discussion included several projects Rep. Denham has played a role in from a federal level, including the Gateway Express Project, North County Corridor, 7th street bridge project, Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) and upgrades ... Read more

  • Congressman drops by for coffee
    Posted in In the News on October 10, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    Congressman Jeff Denham showed up at Wednesday morning’s “Coffee With a Cop” event held at Farmer Boys in Ceres to visit with officers and police brass. ... Denham talked about the disastrous effect the state’s proposed Bay Delta Plan would have on the valley. He said the director of the federal EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) is expected to visit the 10th Congressional District to address “something unprecedented against the state.” ... “The adverse effect of them holding this water back ... Read more

  • President Trump signs into law FAA Reauthorization, Denham priorities included
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON – Today, President Donald Trump signed H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which reauthorizes programs of the Federal Aviation Administration and includes provisions that U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) inserted to protect communities from wildfires and other disasters and build infrastructure projects in California faster. The disaster provision designates an additional 6% set-aside from the Disaster Relief Fund for pre-disaster resiliency, policy from Rep. Denha... Read more

  • Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Canfield Recounts Time in Service
    Posted in Press Releases on October 4, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today released a new Thank-a-Vet Thursday (#TVT) video featuring Petty Officer 2nd Class William (Bill) Canfield, a U.S. Navy Veteran who served during the Vietnam War. Bill enlisted in the U.S. Navy on Sept. 9, 1961 at age 20 as an Aviation and Nuclear Weapons Storekeeper aboard the USS Princeton LHP5. He participated in the Chu-Lai invasion where his ship served as a launching pad for a Marine battalion and provided support for the ground combat elem... Read more

  • Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Canfield recounts time in service
    Posted in In the News on October 4, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congress Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, on Thursday released a new Thank-a-Vet Thursday (#TVT) video featuring Petty Officer 2nd Class William (Bill) Canfield, a U.S. Navy Veteran who served during the Vietnam War. Canfield enlisted in the U.S. Navy on Sept. 9, 1961 at age 20 as an Aviation and Nuclear Weapons Storekeeper aboard the USS Princeton LHP5. He participated in the Chu-Lai invasion where his ship served as a launching pad for a Marine battalion and provided support for the ground combat eleme... Read more