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  • Rep. Jeff Denham introduces disaster mitigation bill
    Posted in Press Releases on November 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) has introduced the Supporting Mitigation Activities and Resiliency Targets for Rebuilding Act, also known as the SMART Rebuilding Act, aimed at lowering the cost of natural disasters by helping states and communities plan ahead and rebuild smarter. “Every year, the federal government spends billions of dollars rebuilding the same structures in the same places with little consideration of the next storm,” said Rep. Denham. “It’s time to tak... Read more

  • Rep. Jeff Denham announces winner of CA-10 Congressional App Challenge
    Posted in Press Releases on November 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) yesterday announced Haiying Zeng and Divya Katyal of Elizabeth Ustach Middle School in Modesto as the California 10th District winners of the Congressional App Challenge for their app “Homeless Network.” Eighth graders Zeng and Katyal designed the app “Homeless Network” as a platform to pinpoint areas where help is needed the most through crowdsourcing. The app allows members of a community to place a dot on a map specifying an area of nee... Read more

  • Denham Hosts Senior Administration Official to Discuss Medicare and Medicaid in the Valley
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today hosted senior U.S. Department of Health and Human Services official Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), to discuss the unique challenges that citizens in the Central Valley face when it comes to timely access to quality healthcare. “It’s an honor to host the highest-ranking official on Medicare and Medicaid right here in Modesto,” said Rep. Denham. “I would like to thank Administrator V... Read more

  • Rep. Jeff Denham and CalGuard Commander General Baldwin recognize near closure of CalGuard Bonus Issue
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Veterans

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) this morning met with CalGuard Commander, Major General Baldwin, during a meet and greet at the Manteca VFW Hall to discuss and recognize the near end of the CalGuard bonus repayment ordeal and the favorable resolution of California’s 10th district constituents’ cases. "The bureaucracy should never supersede the soldiers in the battlefield or veterans returning home," said Rep. Denham. "The CalGuard's pay issue should have never taken so l... Read more

  • Rep. Denham Statement on House Passage of Tax Reform Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. “Passage of the House bill is the first step toward significantly lowering the tax burden in the Central Valley. I look forward to working with the Senate to send a final bill to the President’s desk that will benefit Valley families, create jobs and put more money in people’s pockets.” Read more

  • Vietnam Veteran Wardee “Gunner” Bruce shares his story with the Veterans History Project
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today released a new Thank-a-Vet Thursday (#TVT) video featuring retired U.S. Navy Chief Warrant Officer Wardee “Gunner” Bruce Jr. of Turlock, who served seven tours in the Vietnam War and one tour in Operation Desert Storm. Shared on Rep. Denham’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages, this #TVT video is an excerpt from a longer interview for the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project. Bruce spent 30 years in the Navy from 1962 to 1992 where he s... Read more

  • Denham, McCarthy lead letter to President Trump requesting additional wildfire recovery support
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) lead a letter sent today to President Trump requesting the administration submit to Congress its supplemental disaster funding request. A copy of the letter is available here, and Denham and McCarthy issued the following joint statement: "Our state faced the worst fire in its history this fall and our citizens have a long road to recovery ahead of them. The response from Congress and the Admin... Read more

  • Rep. Denham spearheads effort to save Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on November 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) is spearheading a bipartisan effort, in conjunction with Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.), to save Runaway and Homeless Youth programs across the nation. A letter written by Denham – signed by 78 members of Congress – and supported by the National Network for Youth was sent today to the House Committee on Appropriations requesting a fix for expiring Transition Living Program (TLP) and Maternity Group Home (MGH) grants to prevent a funding gap that would ha... Read more

  • Reps. Denham and Crist release veterans treatment bill just ahead of Veterans Day
    Posted in Press Releases on November 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Reps. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) and Charlie Crist (D-Fla.) yesterday introduced the bipartisan Veterans Treatment Court Coordination Act to improve veteran rehabilitation efforts and keep veterans out of the criminal justice system. “With Veterans Day on the horizon, it is important to take this opportunity to not only thank our veterans, but also take steps toward giving back to those who have worn the cloth of this nation,” said Rep. Denham. “Making it easier to set up veteran treatment cou... Read more

  • World War II Veteran John Fitisoff puts his story on the record with the Veterans History Project
    Posted in Press Releases on November 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today released a new Thank-a-Vet Thursday (#TVT) video featuring former Able Body Seaman John Fitisoff of Tracy, a Merchant Marine who served during World War II. Shared on Rep. Denham’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages, this #TVT video is an excerpt from a longer interview for the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project. Fitisoff joined the Merchant Marines in 1943 at age 17. He served in the Pacific Theater and was involved in the invasion o... Read more