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  • Soldiers thank Denham for helping get bonuses back
    Posted in In the News on November 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    It was a celebration of sorts Monday morning at the Manteca Veterans Center. California National Guard Commander Major General David Baldwin — along with Congressman Jeff Denham who fought for the return of re-enlistment bonuses for military personnel state-wide who had served in battle — where on hand at the Moffat Boulevard Veterans of Foreign Wars Post to update veterans on their efforts to make those who have served America whole. Chris Van Meter, formerly of Manteca, and Dan Jones of Escalo... Read more

  • CalGuard $$ Debacle Now Nearing Conclusion
    Posted in In the News on November 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Veterans

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) on Monday met with CalGuard Commander, Major General Baldwin, during a meet and greet at the Manteca VFW Hall to discuss and recognize the near end of the CalGuard bonus repayment ordeal and the favorable resolution of California’s 10th district constituents’ cases. “The bureaucracy should never supersede the soldiers in the battlefield or veterans returning home,” said Rep. Denham at the Nov. 20 gathering. “The CalGuard’s pay issue should have never t... Read more

  • Tax cuts and Jobs Act a fairer, simpler tax code
    Posted in In the News on November 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    Valley residents are taxed too much, the United States is falling behind other countries competitively, we continue to lose American jobs overseas, and we are over $20 trillion in debt. Last week, the House took a big step toward addressing these issues by introducing a tax reform bill that will reduce the tax burden of individuals and families in all tax brackets, make our businesses more competitive, and grow our economy. If passed and signed into law this year, this bill will provide much-nee... Read more

  • White House Official Visits Central Valley to Discuss Health Care Solutions
    Posted in In the News on November 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    A top White House official visited Modesto on Monday. Medicare and Medicaid Medical Services Administrator Seema Verma sat down with Congressman Jeff Denham for a roundtable discussion. Doctor shortages and health care access in the Central Valley were just a few of the topics Verma and Denham discussed with other leaders. ... Denham has co-authored a bill that aims to bring more doctors to rural regions like Stanislaus County where 45 percent of the population relies on public healthcare. "Doct... Read more

  • The Riggs Report: The Riggs Report: Denham says tax bill doesn't hurt Calif.
    Posted in In the News on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    Central Valley constituents of Congressman Jeff Denham were faced with a blunt message when they opened the Modesto newspaper on Tuesday. “Tax reform shouldn’t hurt Californians, but the House of Representatives proposal does, in a big way,” read the full-page newspaper ad posted by the California Association of Realtors. “How could any member of the California congressional delegation think this plan is good for the Golden State?” Denham, one of seven California congressional Republicans who ar... Read more

  • Local Veterans Honored During Community Events
    Posted in In the News on November 15, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Saturday was sunny and clear, with a little bit of a November chill in the air … but that didn’t stop the crowd from turning out for a couple of special events around the Escalon community. ... Guest speaker, Congressman Jeff Denham, urged those in attendance not to wait for Veterans Day to thank a veteran. “Our men and women stood strong for this country,” Denham said. A U.S. Air Force veteran himself, Denham said every war has been different and every veteran has come home changed in some way.... Read more

  • Opinion: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act a fairer, simpler tax code
    Posted in In the News on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    Valley residents are taxed too much, the United States is falling behind other countries competitively, we continue to lose American jobs overseas, and we are over $20 trillion in debt. Last week, the House took a big step toward addressing these issues by introducing a tax reform bill that will reduce the tax burden of individuals and families in all tax brackets, make our businesses more competitive, and grow our economy. If passed and signed into law this year, this bill will provide much-nee... Read more

  • Denham bill would help keep veterans out of criminal justice system
    Posted in In the News on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Financial Services

    U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) on Friday introduced the Veterans Treatment Court Coordination Act, bipartisan legislation that would better serve the unique needs of veterans charged with non-violent crimes. ... Noting the role of Veterans Day in recognizing veterans’ service and special needs, Denham said, “It is important to take this opportunity to not only thank our veterans, but also take steps toward giving back to those who have worn the cloth of this nation.” Denham added, “Making it easie... Read more

  • California Central Valley Congressman Jeff Denham Releases Veterans Treatment Bill
    Posted in In the News on November 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health, Veterans

    U.S. Reps. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) and Charlie Crist (D-Fla.) on Thursday introduced the bipartisan Veterans Treatment Court Coordination Act to improve veteran rehabilitation efforts and keep veterans out of the criminal justice system. “With Veterans Day on the horizon, it is important to take this opportunity to not only thank our veterans, but also take steps toward giving back to those who have worn the cloth of this nation,” said Rep. Denham. “Making it easier to set up veteran treatment c... Read more

  • Local veterans honored by Library of Congress
    Posted in In the News on November 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Three Turlock veterans now have a place in history after Congressman Jeff Denham presented video interviews with them and other Central Valley war heroes to Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden earlier this month, officially becoming a part of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. ... Denham and his staff have recorded stories from 12 Central Valley veterans, shared on Denham’s Facebook, Instagram and YouTube pages as part of his Thank-a-Vet Thursday initiative. Along with nine oth... Read more