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Rep. Calvert Statement on the State of the Union Address
January 20, 2015
Today, Representative Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address: “What we’ve heard from the President is a call for higher taxes and more spending – that approach to governing is exactly what the American people rejected in our recent election. The best way to help lower and middle class families is to put the policies in place that will foster an economy that is full of good, well-paying jobs. We need a simpler, flatter tax s... More
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Rep. Calvert Reintroduces the REDUCE Act
January 15, 2015
Yesterday, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) reintroduced legislation aimed at creating a more efficient civilian workforce at the Department of Defense (DOD). The Rebalance for an Effective Defense Uniform and Civilian Employees (REDUCE) Act (H.R. 340) would require the DOD to make civilian workforce reductions in a systematic manner without compromising our ability to maintain a strong national defense over the long term. “A critical component of our national security strategy is the proper allo... More
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Rep. Calvert Votes to Block Obama’s Unconstitutional Executive Amnesty Plan
January 14, 2015
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a majority (236-191) of the House to approve the Fiscal Year 2015 Homeland Security Appropriations bill as well as amendments to the bill that will prevent the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from carrying out President Obama’s executive actions regarding illegal immigration. “Today, the House sent President Obama a message that his attempt to grant amnesty through unconstitutional executive actions is an affront to the democratic pro... More
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Rep. Calvert Votes to Build the Keystone Pipeline
January 9, 2015
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a bipartisan majority of the House (266 to 153) to approve H.R. 3, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act. The legislation would immediately authorize the construction, connection, operation, and maintenance of the Keystone XL pipeline. “My constituents are sick and tired of the delays in approving and building the Keystone pipeline,” said Rep. Calvert. “The recent drop in gas prices highlights the economic benefits of increased energy production rig... More
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Rep. Calvert Reintroduces the ACCESS Act
January 9, 2015
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) and Congressman Duncan Hunter (CA-50) reintroduced the ACCESS Act, H.R. 241, legislation designed to help small... More
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