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  • Central Valley congressman attracts protesters, supporters during speech
    Posted in In the News on April 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health, Immigration

    MODESTO, Calif. (KCRA) — While on spring break Wednesday, Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, was back in California’s 10th Congressional District, getting an earful from opponents and supporters. ... “I want to get people in our community back to work,” Denham told the crowd inside the Gallo Center. ... On Wednesday, Denham said he introduced a bill allowing the children of undocumented immigrants to gain legal status by serving in the military. “The Enlist Act would allow DREAMers that have been here... Read more

  • Congressional Art Competition seeks submissions
    Posted in In the News on April 11, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    A piece of art is always a stunning sight no matter where it’s hung, but local high school students now have the opportunity to see their masterpieces displayed in one of the most prestigious locations in the country thanks to California’s 10th District Congressional Art Competition. ... “This is a competition for high schools throughout the entire country for every Congressional district, and each district has one painting that will be picked and hung in the U.S. Capitol,” said Denham. “I look ... Read more

  • Lawmakers Address Problems, Fixes at Chamber Breakfast
    Posted in In the News on March 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Health, Immigration, Water

    Water, roads, immigration, frivolous lawsuits against businesses and healthcare were the collective pressing topics on the minds of four area elected officials who spoke at Friday morning's Chamber of Commerce breakfast held at the Howard Training Center in Ceres. Sponsored by the Ceres Chamber of Commerce, the "Pancakes & Politics" event brought together Congressman Jeff Denham, state Assemblyman Adam Gray, county Supervisor Jim DeMartini and Ceres Mayor Chris Vierra who each took turns sharing... Read more

  • Denham introduces bill to protect small businesses against ADA lawsuits
    Posted in In the News on March 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Government Waste

    As part of an ongoing effort to sustain the viability of small businesses in the Central Valley, Congressman Jeff Denham on Monday introduced a bill to combat frivolous lawsuits that accuse local businesses of violating portions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. ... “Many small businesses are under attack, especially here in the Valley. It’s a disgrace that the owners and operators of these local businesses are falling victim to predatory lawsuits, often leaving them with little opportunit... Read more

  • Denham Introduces Bill to Combat Drive-By Lawsuits, Protect Main Street
    Posted in Press Releases on March 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) introduced H.R. 1493, the ADA Lawsuit Clarification Act, a bill to combat frivolous lawsuits accusing small businesses of violating portions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). “Many small businesses are under attack, especially here in the Valley. It’s a disgrace that the owners and operators of these local businesses are falling victim to predatory lawsuits, often leaving them with little opportunity to address or correct the i... Read more

  • Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus Welcomes Sen. Sullivan as New Co-Chair
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Veterans

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Jeff Denham (R-CA) and Tim Walz (D-MN) and U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today welcomed Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) as a co-chair of the Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus for the 115th Congress. Sen. Sullivan is the junior senator from Alaska, elected in 2014. He serves on the Committees on Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs and also serves in the United States Marine Corps Reserves, having been recalled for active duty in 2004 and 2013. “While we can never fu... Read more

  • Happy New Year!
    Posted in Newsletters on November 4, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture, Defense and National Security, Economy and Jobs, Health, Immigration, Transportation & Infrastructure, Veterans, Water

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  • Mayor’s Youth Conference brings together next generation of leaders
    Posted in In the News on October 27, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Students throughout Turlock converged at City Hall Thursday morning to find out just what it takes to be a leader from Mayor Gary Soiseth himself during the second annual Mayor’s Youth Conference. “I’m just glad to expose all of our young people to City Hall and explain to them exactly how city government works,” said Soiseth. “I think all of our leaders are going to be in this group. I can see a future mayor, council members, firefighters and police officers here.” The conference was attended b... Read more

  • Internship program kicks off
    Posted in In the News on October 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    [Click on the link to view the photo slideshow] Business leaders, educators and students gathered for the Hire Me First Employer Kick-Off luncheon today at Tracy Community Center. The program through the Tracy Chamber of Commerce helps high school students find internships in the Tracy business community and pairs students with businesses where they learn employment skills including communication, vocational training, resume and interview skills. Read more

  • Lawmakers learn services for disabled workers threatened
    Posted in In the News on October 19, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown's recent hike in the state's minimum-wage has caused panic in Ceres' Howard Training Center and similar centers in the state which may be forced to cut work training programs for developmentally disabled persons. A special workshop luncheon was held Thursday at the Ceres facility to bring lawmakers' focus on the problem, and to develop possible legislative solutions. Attending were Congressman Jeff Denham, Assembly members Kristin Olson and Adam Gray and representativ... Read more