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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Denham is desperate to stop a California water plan. Nothing has worked – yet
    Posted in In the News on October 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    Rep. Jeff Denham, one of the nation’s most vulnerable Republicans, is trying desperately to shut down a state water plan that’s widely disliked in his district. But nothing has worked so far. ... “The future of the Valley is at stake,” Denham said in a press release. “Sacramento’s water grab is the biggest threat we face, and it must be stopped at all costs.” Denham is considered vulnerable because his district voted for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in 2016. Democrats have tar... Read more

  • Congressman Makes Case For Water
    Posted in In the News on October 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    In the continued battle over water raging in the region, Congressman Jeff Denham sent a letter this week to the White House requesting the president take immediate action to stop Sacramento’s radical water grab that would cripple the Central Valley’s economy, farms and communities. The state’s water grab, the congressman said, is an unprecedented assault on the Central Valley’s water, economy and livelihood and would drain Valley reservoirs, stop hydropower generation, and flush badly needed fre... Read more

  • Denham asks White House to end ‘unprecedented assault’ on his California district’s water
    Posted in In the News on October 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) recently requested that President Donald Trump step in and end the water controversy in his home state that threatens reservoir reserves, hydropower generation and fresh water supplies in his Central Valley district. “The future of the Valley is at stake, and I am asking your administration to intervene and stop these attacks,” Rep. Denham wrote in a Sept. 28 letter sent to Trump. ... Rep. Denham said the state’s plan would siphon off at least 40 percent of Californi... Read more

  • FMCSA Seeks Public Comments on Meal, Rest Break ATA Petition
    Posted in In the News on October 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it is accepting public comment on a petition American Trucking Associations recently filed on California’s meal-and-rest-break rules. Interested parties have until Oct. 29 to share opinions or perspective about the petition, which requests that the agency determine that California’s rules are pre-empted by federal law. ... In a letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Sept. 25, a bipartisan group of congressional transportat... Read more

  • Congressman Jeff Denham Calls On White House To Help Stop California Water Grab - Also Addresses the Future Of Don Pedro Reservoir
    Posted in In the News on October 3, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    On Monday, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) sent a letter to the White House requesting the president take immediate action to stop Sacramento’s radical water grab that would cripple the Central Valley’s economy, farms jeff Denham officialand communities. The state’s water grab is an unprecedented assault on the Central Valley’s water, economy and livelihood and would drain Valley reservoirs, stop hydropower generation, and flush badly needed fresh water out to the ocean. “The future ... Read more