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Rep. Calvert Presses Navy Leadership on Need for an Efficient Civilian Workforce
February 26, 2015
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) questioned Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert, and Marine Corps Commandant General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. about the need for a more efficient civilian workforce in the Department of Defense. The exchange took place during the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee budget oversight hearing on the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal. In response to Rep. Calvert’s questions regarding the civilian workforce, ... More
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Rep. Calvert Statement on President Obama’s Veto of Keystone XL Pipeline Legislation
February 24, 2015
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s veto of the legislation authorizing the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline: “By opposing the construction of the Keystone pipeline the President has demonstrated how out of touch he is with middle-class American families. Let’s be clear, today President Obama took a position that makes it harder to achieve North American energy independence, kills American jobs, fails to reduce our depend... More
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Rep. Calvert Announces Military Academy Nominations
February 12, 2015
Rep. Calvert Announces Military Academy Nominations WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) announced the students from the 42nd Con... More
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Rep. Calvert Urges Corps of Engineers to Advance Murrieta Creek Flood Control Project
February 11, 2015
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) urged the Army Corps of Engineers to act with increased urgency to advance the Murrieta Creek flood control project. Rep. Calvert participated in the Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee budget oversight hearing with Ms. Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, and Lieutenant General Thomas P. Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers for the Army Corps of Engineers. “The completion of the Murrieta Creek flood contro... More
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Rep. Calvert Urges Federal Agency to Capture Storm Water
February 5, 2015
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) spoke with a senior Interior Department official to urge the agency to find ways to approve some flexibility in order to capture water from the storm event expected to hit Northern California starting late Friday and into Saturday. “This January finished as one of the driest Januaries on historical record, only exacerbating the severe drought California is facing,” said Rep. Calvert. “While this storm will not solve our state’s water problems, we should pum... More
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