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  • ICYMI: Rep. Denham brings EPA Acting Administrator to the Central Valley to fight Sacramento’s water grab
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Water

    In case you missed it, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham brought the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator to the Central Valley on Thursday to see firsthand the devastation that Sacramento’s planned water grab would have on communities, farms and the economy. Rep. Denham and Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler visited weir traps on the Stanislaus River, hosted a field hearing with irrigation districts in Riverbank, and met with the local agriculture leaders at Stanislaus Coun... Read more

  • Senate passes Denham water storage legislation, sending to President’s desk to become law
    Posted in Press Releases on October 10, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure, Water

    WASHINGTON – Today, 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 rea... Read more

  • Rep. Denham and U.S. Department of Transportation official address Central Valley infrastructure at roundtable and bus tour
    Posted in Press Releases on October 10, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) and U.S. Department of Transportation official Derek Kan discussed the Central Valley’s key transportation infrastructure needs with the Stanislaus County Council of Governments at a roundtable and bus tour on Tuesday in Modesto. Discussion included several projects Rep. Denham has played a role in from a federal level, including the Gateway Express Project, North County Corridor, 7th street bridge project, Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) and upgrades ... Read more

  • President Trump signs into law FAA Reauthorization, Denham priorities included
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON – Today, President Donald Trump signed H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which reauthorizes programs of the Federal Aviation Administration and includes provisions that U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) inserted to protect communities from wildfires and other disasters and build infrastructure projects in California faster. The disaster provision designates an additional 6% set-aside from the Disaster Relief Fund for pre-disaster resiliency, policy from Rep. Denha... Read more

  • Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Canfield Recounts Time in Service
    Posted in Press Releases on October 4, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today 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. Bill 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 elem... Read more

  • Don’t Forget: Deadline for 4th Annual Congressional App Challenge October 15
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    The deadline for this year’s Congressional App Challenge is approaching, and U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) is reminding middle and high school students across California’s 10th Congressional District to submit their apps for a chance to have their work showcased in the U.S. Capitol. “This competition encourages STEM involvement and gives our students an opportunity to test their skills,” said Rep. Denham. “It’s also great to see many of them taking on top issues in our community wi... Read more

  • Denham calls on White House to help stop state water grab
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    Today, 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 and 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 of the Valley is at stak... Read more

  • Rep. Denham highlights permanent tax cuts, doubled Child Tax Credit and Paid Family Leave Tax Credit in Tax Cuts 2.0
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today voted in favor of the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act, which makes permanent the tax cuts for individuals and pass-through businesses included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Importantly, these include a doubled Child Tax Credit with expanded eligibility and the first ever Paid Family Leave Tax Credit. According to the non-partisan Tax Foundation’s analysis, the permanent tax cuts will create 1.5 million new jobs, increase wages, ... Read more

  • Chairman Denham’s rail policies support 46,176 jobs with a $6.1 billion impact in California
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    In a press conference Wednesday, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-CA), chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials, highlighted the significant economic and workforce impacts of the railroad supply industry nationwide, including new numbers on jobs. In California, the rail contract industry is responsible for 46,176 jobs and a $6.1 billion annual impact, one of the biggest strongholds of the rail ... Read more

  • Denham Announces October 2018 Mobile District Office Hours
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today announced Mobile District Office (MDO) hours for the month of October 2018, 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 information is ava... Read more