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Chairman Calvert Presses FWS on Greater Sage-Grouse Listing
April 3, 2014
Today, Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Ken Calvert (CA-42) pressed U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe about the possible inclusion of the greater sage-grouse on the Federal endangered species list. Director Ashe stated that no decision on listing the greater sage-grouse would occur prior to September, 2015. “The listing of the sage-grouse on the endangered species list would have a devastating effect on Western states,” said Chairman Calvert. “My hope ... More
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Calvert Op-Ed: State still thirsting for water solutions
April 2, 2014
From today's Press Enterpise: State still thirsting for water solutions By Ken Calvert Despite recent storms, California continues to be in the midst of a significant drought. In fact, despite above average rain and snow in February, most of California has received only about half of normal precipitation levels this winter, and recent measurements reveal snowpack levels less than one-third of normal. The impact of our drought is felt hardest in our agriculture-rich Central Valley. Farmers along ... More
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Rep. Calvert Hails Path to Prosperity Budget
April 2, 2014
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) hailed the House Budget Committee’s passage of the fiscal year 2015 House Republican budget by and issued the following statement: “House Republicans have introduced a responsible budget that actually balances and provides a solid foundation for future economic growth. Our budget makes the difficult, yet important reforms to our entitlement programs which, left unchecked, threaten our economy and national security. The bold choices in the House Republican b... More
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Rep. Calvert Statement on the Fort Hood Shooting
April 2, 2014
Rep. Calvert Statement on the Fort Hood Shooting WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement in response to the shooting at Fort Hood: “Today’s tragedy at Fort Hood is simply heartbreaking. No military base should have to experience a horrific act like this once, let alone twice in such a short period of time. My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their family and friends. I also want to convey my support for our men and women in uniform a... More
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Rep. Calvert, Military Experts Respond to Government Employees Union Regarding REDUCE Act
March 26, 2014
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) and respected military experts responded to the concerns raised by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) regarding his legislation, the REDUCE Act. Earlier this month, Rep. Calvert introduced the REDUCE Act (H.R. 4257), which would require the Department of Defense (DOD) to make civilian workforce reductions over the next five years in a systematic manner without compromising our ability to maintain a strong national defense over the long t... More
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