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  • Rep. Denham responds to executive order to end family separations at the border
    Posted in Press Releases on June 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) has issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order to end the separation of families at the border. “The president’s executive order does not alleviate Congress of its responsibility to legislate. Separation of families is absolutely intolerable, and I urge my colleagues to join me in taking immediate action.” Read more

  • Rep. Denham introduces immigration consensus bill alongside House colleagues
    Posted in Press Releases on June 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock), a leader on bringing immigration issues to the forefront in Congress, has introduced with a group of Republicans in coordination with House leadership a compromise immigration bill to address family separation, a permanent solution for Dreamers, and border security. “I have been working for years to get a permanent solution in place for our nation’s Dreamers and secure our borders. This bill accomplishes both and crucially addresses the separation of ... Read more

  • 99-year-old World War II veteran recounts fighting back the Germans in new #TVT video
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today released a new Thank-a-Vet Thursday (#TVT) video featuring Modesto native Captain Sam Satariano, an Army Air Corps bomber pilot who served in 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. A graduate of Modesto High School and Modesto Junior College, Sam served in the Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945 as a bomber... Read more

  • Denham introduces the VA COST SAVINGS Enhancements Act with Reps. Kuster, Bost and Crist
    Posted in Press Releases on June 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) last week introduced H.R. 5974, the Department of Veterans Affairs Creation of On-Site Treatment Systems Affording Veterans Improvements and Numerous General Safety Enhancements Act (VA COST SAVINGS Enhancements Act), with Reps. Ann Kuster (D- NH-2), Mike Bost (R-IL-12), and Charlie Crist (D-FL-13), to require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement operational changes to save the department millions of dollars each year and improve care f... Read more

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

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

  • Rep. Denham’s ‘Vet to Farm’ amendment included in House-passed defense bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Veterans

    U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham’s (R-Turlock) ‘Vet to Farm’ amendment passed the U.S. House of Representatives today as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019. This policy helps better connect veterans who are interested in farming careers with programs that can help get them on a path towards success in agriculture. “As a veteran and a farmer myself, I know we have to help our veterans find jobs, and an industry like farming that relies on discipline, dedication and passion to thrive is a... Read more

  • Rep. Denham Hosts Modesto Student for 7th Annual Foster Youth Shadow Day in Washington, DC
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Today U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) was joined by a former Modesto foster youth, Lauren Mendez, for the 7th Annual Foster Youth Shadow Day on Capitol Hill. The event, hosted by the bipartisan Congressional Caucus On Foster Youth, allows participants to share their experiences in foster care directly with their Member of Congress to help inform and improve child welfare policy. “Lauren’s story is a testament to her drive and will to succeed,” said Rep. Denham. “A number of the initi... Read more

  • ICYMI: Rep. Denham in The Hill: “We must address the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.”
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation & Infrastructure

    Opinion: The stakes on infrastructure remain high, we accomplished a lot in the last year but must keep pressing on Friday, May 18, 2018, as published in The Hill By Rep. Jeff Denham (CA-10) Last year during Infrastructure Week, I penned an op-ed on the state of our infrastructure and the responsibility of Congress to upgrade our transportation systems to the 21st Century. We were just over 100 days into a new administration that had made infrastructure a top campaign issue. The American Infrast... Read more

  • ICYMI: Rep. Denham appears on CNN Newsroom with Ana Cabrera to talk about what his “queen-of-the-hill” bill means for the immigration reform debate
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (CA-10) appeared on CNN’s Newsroom with Anna Cabrera on Saturday to discuss his proposal to force a vote on four immigration reform bills in the U.S. House of Representatives under a rule known as queen-of-the-hill. Denham’s colleague Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) has filed what’s known as a “discharge petition” on the bill to force a vote on the Denham rule and allow members to debate the issue on the House floor. “The whole point of this is – let’s br... Read more

  • Republican Members of Congress Sign Discharge Petition to Force DACA Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on May 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON – Today, a group of Republican lawmakers introduced a discharge petition to force a series of floor votes on four DACA, immigration and border security bills. If the petition, led by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), receives 218 signatures, it will force a vote on H. Res. 774 that Rep. Jeff Denham (CA-10) introduced in March, to allow Members to debate the issue on the House floor under the “queen of the hill” rule. According to the rule, whichever proposal receives the most votes and mee... Read more