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  • U.S. House Passes Three More Human Trafficking Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed three more bills to combat the rising issue of human trafficking: H.R. 2664, the Enhancing Detection of Human Trafficking Act; H.R. 2480, the Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act; and H.R. 2200, the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act. “Human trafficking is among the cruelest forms of criminal activity out there, and sadly, our state and local communities are... Read more

  • Implementation of Denham bill to sell unneeded federal properties examined in T&I Committee hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on July 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Government Waste, Transportation & Infrastructure

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management today held a hearing to examine the implementation of the Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act (FASTA). “We have before us an opportunity to consolidate federal assets and sell high-value underutilized or vacant properties to reduce the size of the federal footprint,” said U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock). “I am proud of t... Read more

  • Denham Welcomes CA-10 Congressional Art Competition Winner to Capitol
    Posted in Press Releases on June 30, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) yesterday welcomed the winner of California’s 10th District Congressional Art Competition, Skye Ocaranza, to the U.S. Capitol. Skye’s artwork, “Rampehant,” was selected by a panel of local judges and will be displayed in the Cannon Tunnel alongside the winning entries from every congressional district in the United States for the next year, where thousands of visitors will be able to view the entries on their way to the U.S. Capitol. “It’s... Read more

  • Denham Announces July 2017 Mobile District Office Hours
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2017 | Preview rr

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