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Rep. Calvert to Host Annual Academy Night
April 24, 2016
Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) is pleased to announce his 23rd Annual Academy Night event for high school students in the 42nd Congressional District who are interested in attending one of the U.S. military academies. Academy Night features presentations from the U.S Air Force Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. When: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Where: Ortega High School Co... More
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Rep. Calvert Introduces Legislation to Protect Employee Bonuses
April 23, 2015
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) introduced legislation, the Employee Bonus Protection Act (H.R. 1981) aimed at protecting employee bonuses from overly complex federal requirements. “Both employees and their employers lose out when complicated government regulations make it tougher to run a business,” said Rep. Calvert. “The government needs to get out of the way and make it easier, not harder, for businesses who want to reward employees with additional compensation. The Employee Bonus Pro... More
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Rep. Calvert Statement on the Air Force's KC-46 Decision on Reserve-led Candidate Bases
April 15, 2015
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement in response to the Air Force’s decision not to select March Air Reserve Base as a candidate base for the new KC-46 tanker aircraft: “March Air Reserve Base plays a significant role contributing to our military’s air mobility, including the air refueling mission, and was the only Air Force Reserve base located on the West Coast that was in contention for this round of base selections. That is why many people, myself included, w... More
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Rep. Calvert Votes for Balanced Budget
March 25, 2015
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a majority (XXX-XXX) of his House colleagues to approve Price Substitute #2, the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Resolution. Price Substitute #2 balances the budget in less than 10 years without raising taxes and cuts $5.5 trillion in spending over the next 10 years. Following the passage of the bill, Rep. Calvert issued the following statement: “Our national debt continues to pose a serious threat to our future economic growth and national securit... More
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Secretary of Defense: “We Can Reduce the Civilian Workforce”
March 4, 2015
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) questioned Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter about the unbalanced number of civilian employees in the Defense Department relative to the number of uniformed soldiers. During the exchange, Secretary Carter agreed with Rep. Calvert’s concerns about the efficiency in the department’s civilian workforce. Secretary Carter was testifying before the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. “Well actually I’m with you,” said Secretary Carter. “I think we should ... More
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