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  • 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members of congress visit the border and see the problems and restrictions that law enforcement is facing due to our outdated immigration laws....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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  • 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. Jeff Denham talks touring a migrant detention facility
    Posted in In the News on August 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

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  • Denham, Walz Introduce 2018 VET-2-FARM Act
    Posted in In the News on August 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representatives Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) and Tim Walz (D-Minn.) have introduced H.R. 6500, the Veteran Empowerment and Training to Facilitate Agricultural Revitalization and Mobilization Act (VET-2-FARM Act) of 2018, to better connect veteran populations with an agriculture industry that is in dire need of a new generation of farmers. “As a veteran and an almond farmer myself, I know firsthand the discipline, dedication, and passion required in both fields,” said Rep. Denham. “This bill will ... Read more

  • Interior Dept: Water Grab at New Melones Devastating for Central Valley
    Posted in In the News on August 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    Following Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s visit to Don Pedro and New Melones Reservoirs at the request of U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock), the Department of Interior issued an official comment on Friday regarding the State Water Resources Control Board’s proposed water grab. The Department of Interior’s comment notes that the proposed water grab “directly interfere[s] with the New Melones Project’s ability to store water” and “elevate[s] the Project’s fish and wildlife purpose... Read more

  • They sought a better life in America. Their hard work was celebrated
    Posted in In the News on July 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    Ileshwa Khoshaba left her small village in northern Iraq, where she had nobody to help take care of her. She’s an 89-year-old woman with serious medical conditions, so she reunited with her family in the United States six years ago. On Tuesday morning, she and 82 other immigrants from 17 countries swore their allegiance to America and became U.S. citizens. Now, Khoshaba can receive the adequate medical care she needs surrounded by family who care for her. ... Rep. Jeff Denham of Turlock congratu... Read more

  • California Republicans complain Trump’s farm aid plan unfair
    Posted in In the News on July 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    California Republican members of Congress are delivering a warning to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in a letter set to go out Tuesday evening: Tariffs are “threatening the economic livelihood of our businesses and communities” — and the department needs to do more to help. Rep. Jeff Denham of Turlock circulated the letter, which was joined by fellow Republicans David Valadao, Devin Nunes, Ed Royce and Ken Calvert, as well as California Democrats Ami Bera, Jim Costa, Jimmy Panetta, Julia Bro... Read more

  • Denham, Dept. of Interior agree that controversial Calif. water plan harmful to Central Valley
    Posted in In the News on July 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    The commissioner of the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Reclamation is on the same side as U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) regarding contentious amendments the California State Water Resources Control Board has proposed to the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary. ... “Sacramento’s radical water grab would cripple the Central Valley’s economy, farms and community. Secretary Zinke saw that when he visited New Melones and Don Pedr... Read more