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  • Rep. Denham Statement on House Introduction of FAA Reauthorization Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials, today issued the following statement about the 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, & Reauthorization (21st Century AIRR) Act, introduced today in the U.S. House of Representatives. “We’ve needed to modernize our air traffic systems in this country for far too long. The 21st Century AIRR Act will increase efficiency ... Read more

  • Rep. Denham Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order Reversing DAPA
    Posted in Press Releases on June 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s order to reverse the previous administration’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents, known as DAPA. “The administration’s action rescinding DAPA is another reminder that Congress needs to debate and vote on comprehensive immigration reform. The DAPA program was never even implemented because it was stuck in the court system, which is th... Read more

  • Rep. Denham Statement on the Shooting in Virginia
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today issued the following statement about the shooting at this morning’s Congressional Baseball Game practice in Alexandria, Va. “My prayers are with my friend, Rep. Steve Scalise, as well as the officers and individuals who were wounded in this morning’s attack. My thanks go out to our U.S. Capitol Police and the men and women from Alexandria Police, Fire and Rescue who courageously responded to the scene. Our brave first responders put ... Read more

  • Denham Law Leads to Military Experience Counting Toward Civilian Job Requirements
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure, Veterans

    WASHINGTON – On Monday, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposed a rule that waives commercial driver's license knowledge test requirements for veterans who operated commercial motor vehicles during their time serving in the military. The “Military Licensing and State Commercial Driver's License Reciprocity” rule has been proposed in response to a bill authored by Rep. Denham – the “Veteran Skills to Jobs Act,” which was signed into law July 23, 2012 – directing federal departmen... Read more

  • ICYMI: Rep. Denham Talks Infrastructure on Fox Business
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham yesterday joined Fox Business After the Bell’s David Asman to discuss President Trump’s infrastructure plan and how to pay for it. Click here to view the full interview. Interview excerpts: “It’s true, California has its challenges. But when we’re talking about user pays, we’ve had a water shortage forever. And building new reservoirs – as a farmer, as a water user – we’re gonna pay for that water. Let’s build the infrastructure... Read more

  • Reps. Denham, Valadao Introduce Healthcare Bill to Field Test Strategies for Improving Medicaid Reimbursement Rates
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Jeff Denham (CA-10) and David Valadao (CA-21) today introduced H.R. 2779, the “Assessing Critical Care Efforts to Strengthen Services Act” (ACCESS Act), a bill to field-test the best Medicaid reimbursement strategies, with the goal of incentivizing more physicians to operate in areas with a high population of Medicaid enrollees, like California’s Central Valley. “While the American Health Care Act addresses the issue of rising premiums to stabilize our nation’s ... Read more

  • Rep. Denham Statement on Trump Air Traffic Principles
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure, Financial Services

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials, today issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement of principles to modernize air traffic control: “President Trump’s principles to modernize America’s air traffic control would result in increased safety, fewer delays and reduced air emissions. It’s time we move toward 21st Century GPS tec... Read more

  • Rep. Denham Applauds Decision to Update VA Medical Records System
    Posted in Press Releases on June 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) today issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s remarks about modernizing the transfer of medical records to the Department of Veterans Affairs: “The archaic record-keeping system at the VA causes delays in appointments, misdiagnoses and has been an impediment to our nation’s heroes’ access to care. As a veteran, I may finally be able to toss my decades-old medical records and know that my health data will be available wherever ... Read more

  • Denham Announces June 2017 Mobile District Office Hours
    Posted in Press Releases on May 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today announced Mobile District Office (MDO) hours for the month of June 2017, where 10th district residents can get help with specific casework or ask questions. MDOs are hosted by staff and, when possible, by Rep. Denham. Staff members are available to assist 10th district residents with casework on matters including Medicare, Veteran’s Affairs, Social Security, the Internal Revenue Service and other federal agencies. Additional informat... Read more

  • Rep. Denham Hosts Modesto Student for 6th Annual Foster Youth Shadow Day in Washington, DC
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock), in conjunction with the bipartisan Congressional Caucus On Foster Youth, will host former Modesto foster youth, Jordynn Franklin, for the 6th Annual Foster Youth Shadow Day on Capitol Hill. The event allows youth to share their experiences in foster care directly with their Member of Congress to help inform and improve child welfare policy. “Jordynn is an inspirational young woman, and I look forward to learnin... Read more