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  • Denham Names Congressional Artwork Competition Winners
    Posted in In the News on May 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) on Monday announced the winner of California’s 10th District Congressional Art Competition as well as the winner of the “Valley Vote” public voting contest at a reception held at the Mistlin Art Gallery in Modesto. ... Denham represents California’s 10th congressional district, which includes Stanislaus County and a portion of San Joaquin County. He is the chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and ... Read more

  • Pitman students sweep Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in In the News on May 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Pitman High School is home to some of the top artists in the 10th Congressional District, and they have the hardware to show for it after Pride students recently took home the top three spots in the Congressional Art Competition. ... Ocaranza’s “Ramephant” will represent California’s 10th Congressional District in the Cannon Tunnel, which leads visitors to the U.S. Capitol Building, and will hang alongside the winning entries from every congressional district in the United States for the next ye... Read more

  • Donnelly: Bipartisan Rage over Gov. Jerry Brown ‘Stealing’ Prop 56 Cigarette Tax Money
    Posted in In the News on May 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Waste, Health

    Gov. Jerry Brown is coming under increasing fire from all sides for ‘stealing’ $1.2 Billion of the cigarette tax money—raised from Proposition 56—and diverting it into the state’s General Fund. ... On Thursday, Republican Congressmen David Valadao (R-Hanford) and Jeff Denham (R-Turlock)—both from the Central Valley hard hit by the drought where a significant majority are dependent on MediCal— jointly released the following statement: “At the cost of families in rural California, Governor Brown h... Read more

  • Clovis residents embark on the 13th Central Valley Honor Flight to Washington D.C.
    Posted in In the News on May 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Joseph Cluff, 80, of Clovis was not sure he wanted to go on the Honor Flight. That changed. ... There was a very special moment at the World War II memorial for this honor flight. World War II veteran Roy Haury of Patterson was given the Purple Heart that his brother — who died in combat in World War II — had earned. The precious award had gone missing, until a family member found it tucked away in a trunk in their closet. It was given to the Honor Flight team and presented by Rep. Jeff Denham (... Read more

  • ‘Highlight of my life,’ Coarsegold veteran says of latest Central Valley Honor Flight
    Posted in In the News on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Donald “Don” Leeworthy, 85, of Coarsegold called the latest Central Valley Honor Flight “the highlight of my life.” ... There was a very special moment at the World War II memorial for this honor flight. World War II veteran Roy Haury of Patterson was given the Purple Heart that his brother - who died in combat in World War II - had earned. The precious award had gone missing, until a family member found it tucked away in a trunk in their closet. It was given to the Honor Flight team and present... Read more

  • House approves bill to restore state, local control of transportation planning
    Posted in In the News on May 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    The House approved legislation to repeal a rule that would have reduced local input on state and local transportation plans and use of future resources, with support from U.S. Reps. Charlie Dent (R-PA), Jeff Denham (R-CA) and Sam Graves (R-MO). ... Denham, an original cosponsor of the House version of the bill, also commended House approval on Thursday. “The repeal of the MPO Coordination and Planning Area Reform rule is a win for the Valley,” Denham said. “While it works well in other areas, th... Read more

  • When a Farmer Punches Back at the Feds
    Posted in In the News on May 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    With the crank of a Case IH Quadtrac, John Duarte unwittingly poked leviathan and unleashed the highest levels of government regulation on his farmland. The annals of bureaucratic overreach are packed with stories of draconian intervention on U.S. farms … and then there is the Duarte account. The case should have been a standard off-the-radar, bull-rush government victory, but for one inconvenient snag: Duarte punched back. ... Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., says the Duarte Nursery situation is not... Read more

  • The truth about leftover facts
    Posted in In the News on April 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration

    Hello. One of the things I have mentioned before but not really gone in depth about is how much information may not get published in a story. ... One recent example was an interview with one of our congressmen, Rep. Jeff Denham. Generally, when we are able to meet with the congressman at an event, we conduct a wide-ranging interview that touches on several topics. One of the topics we discussed during an interview April 18 was his ENLIST Act, written to provide a pathway to citizenship through m... Read more

  • Denham seeks payment overhaul in health care bill
    Posted in In the News on April 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    The congressman who represents Tracy believes any new health care plan should ensure that doctors get paid for seeing patients on Medi-Cal. ... “We are 48th out of 50 in the country that reimburses our doctors. So why would doctors ever take Medi-Cal patients if they are going to lose money in the process?” Denham asked. ... “What I am fighting for in this (health care) bill, before I am a ‘yes’ vote on it, I need to see a program that will — from a federal perspective — bring in more money for ... Read more

  • Denham commends repeal of regional transportation planning rule
    Posted in In the News on April 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    Congressman Jeff Denham has lauded the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of a bill which will repeal regulatory mandates on Metropolitan Planning Organizations and keep decision-making authority for transportation improvements at the local level. ... “The repeal of the MPO Coordination and Planning Area Reform rule is a win for the Valley,” said Denham. “While it works well in other areas, this rule did not take into consideration the unique needs of rural communities like ours and would ha... Read more