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Rep. Calvert Votes for Better Health Care Access for Veterans
July 30, 2014
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a bipartisan majority of his House colleagues (420 - 5) in support of H.R. 3230, the Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act. “Our veterans deserve nothing less than timely, high quality health care and the bill approved by the House today will help achieve that goal,” said Rep. Calvert. “There is simply no excuse for the delays and incidents of poor treatment of our veterans in VA medical centers. We ... More
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Rep. Calvert Votes to Challenge President Obama’s Executive Overreach
July 30, 2014
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a majority of his House colleagues (225-201) for House Resolution 676, which authorizes litiga... More
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Rep. Calvert Votes for Common Sense ESA Reforms
July 29, 2014
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a majority of his House colleagues in supporting H.R. 4315, the Endangered Species Transparency and Reasonableness Act. H.R. 4315 improves Endangered Species Act (ESA) transparency, enhances the role of states, and discourages harmful, frivolous litigation “Riverside County continues to suffer economic harm because of the unintended consequences of the ESA and regular lawsuits by environmental extremists,” said Rep. Calvert. “When the ESA w... More
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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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