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

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Rep. Calvert Releases Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill
May 24, 2016
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) released the Fiscal Year 2017 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill. Rep. Calvert is the Chairman of the Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee. “Job creation and wage growth continue to be stifled because American job creators wake up every day worrying about what new regulation the Obama administration will issue next,” said Rep. Calvert. “The EPA’s overreach continues to cause economic harm, and this bill denies funding for more job-... More
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Rep. Calvert: VA Wait Times “Sure As Hell Do Matter”
May 23, 2016
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement in response to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald’s comments this morning in which he indicated veteran wait times are not what really matters: “Secretary McDonald’s comments this morning highlight just how out of touch the VA leadership continues to be with the serious problems within their agency. The wait times sure as hell did matter to the veterans who died while waiting for services. The wait times sur... More
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Rep. Calvert Testifies on the Need to Stop ADA Lawsuit Abuse
May 19, 2016
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) testified before the Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice of the House Judiciary Committee in support of the ACCESS Act, H.R. 241, which he introduced on January 9, 2015. The ACCESS Act is designed to help small businesses comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). “The ADA is an incredibly important law for disabled Americans and Congress needs to act to ensure it continues to benefit the disabled rather than trial lawyers,” said Rep.... More
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Rep. Calvert to Testify in Support of the ACCESS Act and Protecting Jobs
May 16, 2016
Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) will testify before the Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice of the House Judiciary Committee this week in s... More
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Rep. Calvert Votes to Protect Access to Affordable Retirement Advice
April 28, 2016
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a majority (234 to 183) of the House of Representatives to pass House Joint Resolution 88 which disapproves the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to the definition of the term “Fiduciary.” “Hard working American families have the right to get affordable access to financial advice to help them make complicated life planning decisions,” said Rep. Calvert. “This is yet another example of the Obama administration putting Washin... More
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