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  • Water year starts dry; peak months ahead
    Posted in In the News on October 31, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Water

    A multi-year drought, then the second-wettest year on record, then another dry year: That's the recent history of precipitation in California. One month into the new water year, which began Oct. 1, conditions remain dry, with few raindrops in sight. ... Such proposed infrastructure improvements could be aided by a provision in federal water legislation signed by President Trump last week. Called America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, the bill includes a provision from Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Tu... Read more

  • New WATER secured for Valley ag, residents
    Posted in Newsletters on October 12, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Transportation & Infrastructure, Veterans, Water

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  • Fly away
    Posted in In the News on October 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    In the midst of several days of rain here in the Washington area, the rain clouds briefly parted to clear the sky for the release of dozens of monarch butterflies. ... The sponsors of the event—the Congressional Pollinator Protection Caucus—is a handful of members of Congress who joined together to promote pollinator health. ... The co-chairs of the caucus are Congressman Jeff Denham, a California Republican; and Alcee Hastings, a Florida Democrat. ... Across town at the vice president’s residen... Read more

  • Dept. of the Interior Moves forward on the Expansion of Shasta Dam
    Posted in In the News on September 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Water

    The U.S. Department of the Interior is moving forward on the enlargement of Shasta Dam, a critical water storage reservoir in California. This expansion comes as a direct result of Rep. Jeff Denham’s Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act language and $20 million in funding approved in March of this year. “We’re moving forward with building more water storage for the first time in decades,” Denham said. “Real progress and results are what California needs if the next generat... Read more

  • Butterfly Effect: Rep. Jeff Denham Hosts Monarch Release Event
    Posted in In the News on September 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    ... "There are things we can do to help bring back these species,” said Mr. Denham, who is co-chair of the little-known Congressional Pollinator Protection Caucus. ... Mr. Denham dubbed the release of about 50 monarch butterflies a “symbolic” measure, but also a “fun” one for a capital typically awash in legislative and political battles. As promised in an invitation to the event, the proceedings went on "rain or shine” after some showers in Washington earlier Tuesday. “The sun is shining, we’ve... Read more

  • Denham Legislation Brings More Water Storage
    Posted in In the News on September 25, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Water

    The U.S. Department of the Interior is moving forward on the enlargement of Shasta Dam, a critical water storage reservoir in California. This expansion comes as a direct result of Rep. Jeff Denham’s Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act language and $20 million in funding approved in March of this year. “We’re moving forward with building more water storage for the first time in decades,” Denham said. “Real progress and results are what California needs if the next generat... Read more

  • Securing California Ag for future generations
    Posted in Newsletters on September 7, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Veterans, Water

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  • Congressman Jeff Denham Fights for the Central Valley in Farm Bill Conference Meeting
    Posted in In the News on September 6, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    On Wednesday, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), joined his colleagues at the opening meeting of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee. In his opening remarks, Rep. Denham called for policies that protect and support Central Valley agriculture and jobs. Recent years of drought combined with California’s state water grab are threatening Central Valley’s agriculture industry. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke both recognized these challenges ... Read more

  • Congressman Jeff Denham Fights for the Central Valley in Farm Bill Conference Meeting
    Posted in In the News on September 6, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    On Wednesday, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), joined his colleagues at the opening meeting of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee. In his opening remarks, Rep. Denham called for policies that protect and support Central Valley agriculture and jobs. Recent years of drought combined with California’s state water grab are threatening Central Valley’s agriculture industry. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke both recognized these challenges ... Read more

  • Denham fights for the Central Valley in Farm Bill Conference meeting
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    Today, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), joined his colleagues at the opening meeting of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee. In his opening remarks, Rep. Denham called for policies that protect and support Central Valley agriculture and jobs. Recent years of drought combined with California’s state water grab are threatening Central Valley’s agriculture industry. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke both recognized these challenges during ... Read more