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Rep. Calvert: “President Must Enforce Current Immigration Law”
July 25, 2014
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement regarding the ongoing influx of immigrants illegally crossing our border and the proposed legislation being considered in Congress: “My constituents and all Americans expect our federal government to respond to the crisis at the border with clear and immediate solutions. Those solutions include sending the National Guard to the border, closing the unaccompanied children immigration loophole that was created by a 2008 law -- c... More
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Rep. Calvert Hails Decision to Drop EPA Wage Garnishment Rule
July 18, 2014
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42), who serves as Chairman of the Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement in response to the EPA’s announcement that it would be dropping its proposed final regulations allowing the agency to garnish wages: “Thanks to the outcry and concern voiced by the Appropriations Committee earlier this week, the EPA has backed away from yet another overstep of its authority. The Interior Appropriations bill that I crafted alon... More
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Appropriations Committee Passes Rep. Calvert’s Interior and Environment Spending Bill
July 15, 2014
Today, the House Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2015 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill authored by Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42), who serves as Chairman of the Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee. The bill provides annual funding for the Interior Department, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and other agencies and commissions. The bill was approved by the Appropriations Committee by a vote of 29-19. “Moving the Interior Appropriations bill th... More
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Rep. Calvert Introduces Bill to Close Unaccompanied Children Immigration Loophole
July 11, 2014
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42), along with 18 cosponsors, introduced legislation, H.R. 5079, that would close an immigration loophole that is contributing to the crisis along the border in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas. The legislation would amend a 2008 law that unintentionally created a loophole for unaccompanied children from Central America that are detained illegally crossing the border. “It has become increasingly clear that Congress must take action and close an unintended looph... More
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Senate Passes Rep. Calvert’s Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act
July 10, 2014
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) praised the Senate for passing his legislation, H.R. 330, the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act. “I am delighted to hear that the Senate has approved the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act,” said. Rep. Calvert. “For many years now I have been working with Riverside County veterans and the Distinguished Flying Cross Society to establish a memorial for recipients of the Distinguished Flying Cross, so it is exciting to be on the do... More
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