Ken Calvert


Bishop Barnes and Rep. Calvert visit the Father Serra statue in Statuary Hall.

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Rep. Calvert Reintroduces Legislation to Ensure Military Reservists Receive Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits as Intended
February 7, 2017
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) reintroduced legislation, H.R. 925, that will ensure military reservists will receive Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits as intended by correcting an unintended issue that has negatively affected reservists when reporting for active duty. “Our veterans and reservists deserve to receive the benefits they have earned without unnecessary complications,” said Rep. Calvert. “Our reservists make themselves available on short notice to contribute to our national security.... More
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Rep. Calvert Introduces Bill to Increase Transparency about Federal Animal Testing
February 1, 2017
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) introduced the Federal Accountability in Chemical Testing (FACT) Act, H.R. 816. The FACT Act would improve reporting by EPA, FDA, NIH, USDA and other government agencies about their efforts to replace inefficient, multi-million-dollar animal tests with faster, less costly and more effective alternative methods for assessing the safety of chemicals, drugs, foods, cosmetics and other substances. “For two decades, I have played a key role in the efforts to rep... More
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Rep. Calvert Statement on President Trump’s Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
January 31, 2017
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court: “I believe Neil Gorsuch is a strong choice to serve on our Supreme Court. Judge Gorsuch’s record indicates he will be a strong defender of the Constitution and American liberties. Judge Gorsuch is well qualified and was approved unanimously via voice vote for his current seat on the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. I applaud Se... More
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Rep. Calvert's Statement on President Trump’s Executive Actions on National Security
January 30, 2017
First and foremost, this is not a Muslim ban. There is no prohibition on the immigration of individuals based on religion. There is no prohibition of individuals who are Muslim from immigrating to the United States. Individuals from Muslim prominent countries such as Pakistan, Indonesia, Turkey, Egypt, etc are not subject to this Executive Order (EO). The Executive Order places a temporary 90 day halt to the admission of immigrant and non-immigrant visas for nationals from seven countries that a... More
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Reps. Poe and Calvert Introduce Bill to Help Small Businesses Comply with ADA Law
January 25, 2017
Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) has joined Congressman Ted Poe (TX-2) to introduce legislation, H.R. 620, designed to help small businesses comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). "The goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act is to provide access for the disabled – it’s not to give unscrupulous trial lawyers the opportunity to abuse small businesses,” said Rep. Calvert. “California has become ground zero for abusive ADA lawsuits and I have heard from many of our job creators wh... More
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