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  • Bonuses returned to Ripon soldier
    Posted in In the News on August 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    The federal government has returned $46,000 in re-enlistment bonuses they paid and then demanded back from California National Guardsman Chris Van Meter. ... Congressman Jeff Denham worked tirelessly to see that reenlistment bonuses were returned to nearly 18,000 Guard members and their families. Denham, who a member of the House Armed Services Committee, spearheaded the push to let most Guard members keep their bonuses. he also critcized the Pentagon for failing to meet a review of a refund con... Read more

  • Congressmen respond to violence
    Posted in In the News on August 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    The congressmen who represent Tracy and Mountain House responded to the violence in Virginia over the weekend. ... Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, gave the Tracy Press a written statement about the events in Virginia. “There is absolutely no place in our society for the hate we saw Saturday in Charlottesville,” Denham wrote. “My heart goes out to the family of Ms. Heyer and the injured, and I hope that we will see swift, heavy-handed prosecution of her killer to set an example for anyone who thinks... Read more

  • Statement on white supremacist group presence in Oakdale
    Posted in In the News on August 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Statement on white supremacist group presence in Oakdale (Aug. 16, 2017, Facebook): "There is no place in our society, much less our own community, for groups that promote hate, bigotry and infighting. We have an entire generation of Americans that fought against the Nazi regime. To embrace this ideology now is just ignorant." Link: http://www.modbee.com/news/article167418877.html Read more

  • Third Annual Congressional App Challenge opens
    Posted in In the News on August 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today announced the opening of California’s 10th District Congressional App Challenge. This competition invites middle and high school students to compete with peers to create and showcase their software application, or “app,” for mobile, tablet or computer devices on a platform of their choice. The best app will be displayed in an exhibit in the U.S. Capitol. “Innovation and creativity are hallmarks of the American entrepreneurial spirit ... Read more

  • DENHAM, VALADAO BILL EXPANDS TEACHING HOSPITAL RESIDENCIES
    Posted in In the News on August 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (CA-10), joined by U.S. Representative David G. Valadao (CA-21), have introduced H.R. 3451, the Creating Additional Residency Expansion Act (CARE Act) to further expand the Teaching Health Center (THC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) program. “The CARE Act will bring more primary and specialty care physicians to medically underserved areas like ours so that patients can see the doctor they need without having to drive long distances,” said Congressman Denham. “In... Read more

  • House Ag Committee gathers local input on Farm Bill
    Posted in In the News on August 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    The Central Valley is one of the country’s most productive agricultural hubs, so it was only fitting that five members the House Agriculture Committee made their way to Modesto this past Saturday to hear input on the next Farm Bill from farmers, ranchers and other stakeholders in the state’s agricultural and food programs. Over 250 people attended the listening session, which included a panel with Chairman Michael Conaway (R-Texas), Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale), Rep. David Valadao (R-Hanford),... Read more

  • HONORING HIS SERVICE - Congressman helps celebrate Mantecan’s 100th
    Posted in In the News on August 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Tom Hitner celebrated his 100th birthday this week when Congressman Jeff Denham pinned service medals on his shirt replacing medals stolen from his South Powers Avenue home 10 years ago. ... Read more here Read more

  • A cross-country bike benefit
    Posted in In the News on August 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    A cross-country bicycle ride gave Steven Blackwell more than just five weeks of experiences and memories. Because he did the ride for a cause close to his heart, the inspiration that motivated him to get started increased with every mile. Blackwell, 18, a graduate of Millennium High in Tracy, spent a year planning his “Bike for the Brave” benefit. The ride raised money and awareness for Project Hero, a group that helps injured veterans and first responders recover from injuries and post traumati... Read more

  • Pentagon misses deadline for finishing California Guard bonus review
    Posted in In the News on August 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Despite a last-minute push, the Pentagon has failed to fully meet a deadline set by Congress to review and mostly reverse efforts to recover enlistment bonuses for up to 17,500 California National Guard soldiers and veterans, including some who were wounded in battle. Pentagon officials refused Tuesday to provide a breakdown of how many California Guard soldiers had their debts waived and how many are still facing repayment demands for bonuses that ranged from $15,000 to $80,000. ... But Rep. Je... Read more

  • The Kevin Fox Show: Healthcare and more
    Posted in In the News on July 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Listen: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/139-The-Kevin-Fox-Show-28319017/episode/jeff-denham-joins-us-28350811/ Read more