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  • 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

  • Denham Bill to Reduce VA Wait Times Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham’s (R-Turlock) bill, the Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2017, H.R. 1725, today passed in the House of Representatives and now advances to the Senate for further consideration. Rep. Denham introduced H.R. 1725 with Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN) and U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) earlier this year. “This bill is a great first step in delivering on our promise to safeguard our veterans after they laid their lives on the line to safeguard us,” said Rep. ... Read more

  • Rep. Denham Statement on Caltrain Grant
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) has issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Transportation releasing a $647 million federal grant arranged under the previous administration to the Caltrain Electrification Project. The grant requires a state match that officials have indicated will come from Proposition 1A approved by voters for California’s High Speed Rail project. “This is yet another bait and switch to deceive state taxpayers and take imagi... Read more

  • Rep. Denham’s ENLIST Act Reaches 200 Co-Sponsors
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration

    WASHINGTON — Support is rapidly gaining for one of the most popular immigration reform bills in the 115th Congress, now at 200 co-sponsors. H.R. 60, the Encourage New Legalized Immigrants to Start Training Act (ENLIST Act), authored by U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (CA-10), has seen solid bi-partisan support since its introduction in January. “I’ve met with DREAMers in our own community as well as from around the country who have gone to school with our own children and just want a chance to s... Read more

  • ICYMI: Rep. Denham Refutes So-Called “Congressional Exemptions” in American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON — In case you missed it, U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) posted a new Morning Mailbag on his official Facebook page and YouTube channel addressing a constituent question about members of Congress and staff being exempt from coverage under the American Health Care Act (AHCA). H.R. 2192, a bill to prevent this from happening, passed unanimously in the House just before the AHCA vote last week. Click here to watch the full video. For more information on Rep. Denham’s position on the AH... Read more

  • Denham Names Congressional Art Competition, “Valley Vote” Winners
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – 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. Skye Ocaranza, a Pitman High School senior from Turlock, was recognized as the overall winner for his artwork, “Ramephant.” The winning submission of the “Valley Vote” contest, as determined by the recipient of the most votes in... Read more

  • Denham, Valadao Respond to Gov. Brown Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    “At the cost of families in rural California, Governor Brown has prioritized access to healthcare for those living in urban areas and along the coast over those most in need in the Central Valley. If he truly cared about ensuring all Californians had access to healthcare, he would work to improve Medicaid reimbursement rates for the most prosperous state in the nation. Governor Brown worsened the problem when he went against the wish of California voters and stole the $1.2 billion from prop 56.”... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham Issues Statement Following the House Vote on the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today issued a statement following House passage of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act: “The American Health Care Act, as amended, is a good first step toward putting control over personal healthcare choices back into the hands of individuals – not the federal government – while ensuring important protections remain in place for those with pre-existing conditions and in high risk pools. “While coverage in the Valley has expanded – and... Read more

  • Rep. Denham Joins Bipartisan National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Caucus
    Posted in Press Releases on May 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Rep. Denham toured the Discovery ChalleNGe Academy in San Joaquin County in March 2017. U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) has joined the Congressional Youth ChalleNGe Caucus, a bipartisan caucus dedicated to providing a forum to learn more about the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program (NGYCP) and work towards solutions to address the high school dropout epidemic. Rep. Denham joins 20 Republican and 26 Democrat members of the caucus, chaired by Reps. Grace Napolitano (D-CA), David M... Read more

  • Rep. Denham Interviewed on Univision about ENLIST Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Immigration

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) this week joined Univision’s Enrique Acevedo to discuss the mounting support for his ENLIST Act, which has now garnered 175 co-sponsors. The interview aired last night on the network’s “Noticiero Univision Edición Nocturna,” The Late Night Edition of Univision’s National Newscast. Click to watch The ENLIST Act authorizes military enlistment for otherwise qualified DREAMers and provides a way for these individuals to earn Legal Permanent Re... Read more