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  • Denham says thank you to his constituents
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Following an in-person meeting with Representative-elect Josh Harder, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) issued the following statement thanking his constituents for his time in office: “It has been an absolute honor to serve our community and represent the Central Valley in Congress over the past 8 years. The enormity of the responsibility was never lost on me. My wife Sonia and I look forward to starting the next chapter of our life.” Read more

  • Denham statement on California wildfires
    Posted in Press Releases on November 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) released the following statement on the devastation and loss of life caused by the ongoing California wildfires: “My prayers are with all those affected today by the ongoing wildfires in California, especially the Camp Fire, which has quickly become the deadliest fire in our state’s history. California firefighters, including many from our Central Valley community, have worked tirelessly to contain the blazes. Their dedication and heroism is a t... Read more

  • Denham continues fight for water storage funding
    Posted in Press Releases on November 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    Today, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham continued his push to bring more water storage to the Central Valley, sending a letter to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation requesting funding for major California water projects including Temperance Flat, Los Vaqueros Reservoir expansion, Sites Reservoir, raising Shasta Dam, and restoring the Friant-Kern Canal. All of these projects are integral to the Central Valley Project and critical to both storing water and providing it to Valley communities. The Bureau... Read more

  • EPA blasts state’s water grab plan following Wheeler visit to Valley with Denham
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Water

    WASHINGTON – Following his recent visit to the Valley, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler sent a letter to the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) in Sacramento, expressing concern over several aspects of the proposed Bay-Delta plan. A copy of the letter is available here. In the letter, Acting Administrator Wheeler questions the effectiveness of drastically increasing flows to improve native fish species when studies show several additional fa... Read more

  • Denham interviews Gold Star parents in new Veterans History Project Interview
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today released a new Thank-a-Vet Thursday (#TVT) video featuring Julia and Scott Conover, parents of Lance Corporal Brandon Christopher Dewey, who was killed in action in Iraq in January 2006. Brandon Dewey enlisted in the Marine Corps at age 17, young enough that his mother had to sign him over to the military’s care. Brandon deployed twice to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, earning his first Purple Heart while protecting his base from a s... Read more

  • ICYMI: Unemployment in CD10 drops again, jobs are coming to the Valley
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    WASHINGTON – Unemployment in California’s 10th district has dropped again, according to new numbers from the state’s Unemployment Development Department. Stanislaus and San Joaquin Counties now have 5.3 and 5.0 percent unemployment respectively, down from 18 and 18.1 percent when U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) first took office in 2011. Additionally, the World Economic Forum has ranked the U.S. economy the most competitive economy in the world for the first time in a decade. Further... Read more

  • Denham Announces November 2018 Mobile District Office Hours
    Posted in Press Releases on October 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today announced Mobile District Office (MDO) hours for the month of November 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 info... Read more

  • Rep. Denham reminds constituents that help with the federal government is available through his office
    Posted in Press Releases on October 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON – The process of getting assistance from a government agency is often difficult and in many cases ends in frustration with no resolution. However, there is help. The office of U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) has long offered assistance to constituents needing someone to intervene on their behalf on a variety of issues including (but not limited to) veteran’s affairs, immigration, Social Security and issues with the Internal Revenue Service. Rep. Denham and his staff recent... Read more

  • Rep. Denham follows-up on Homeless Roundtable with meeting at H.O.S.T. House in Patterson
    Posted in Press Releases on October 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homelessness

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today hosted a follow-up meeting to his August roundtable addressing the ongoing homelessness crisis that’s plaguing communities across the Central Valley. Rep. Denham is working in Congress to pass legislation to fight homelessness in the Valley including H.R. 5339, the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act of 2018 along with Rep. Yarmuth (D-KY) to reauthorize and expand homeless youth services. Following the event, Rep. Denham and... Read more

  • Denham-supported opioid epidemic bill signed into law
    Posted in Press Releases on October 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON – Today, President Donald Trump signed into law H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, which U.S. Rep. Denham supported and includes over 90 U.S. House provisions to address the opioid crisis. “It’s time we eliminate the stigma surrounding opioid addiction,” said Rep. Denham. "This bill will provide treatment, keep our community safe and prevent future addictions across the Valley.” Opioid abuse and deaths in the Central Valley have risen sharply in recent years. The nu... Read more