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  • Rep. Calvert Announces Annual Academy Night
    Posted in Press Releases on April 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) is pleased to announce his 25th 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: Tuesday, May 2, 2017 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Where: Ortega High School Conf... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Statement on Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement on Syria: “The military strikes ordered by President Trump were an appropriate and measured response to the horrific chemical weapons attack by the Assad regime on Syrian civilians, including children. Unlike the previous administration, President Trump has now made it clear by his actions that the use of chemical weapons to brutally murder innocent people will not be allowed to continue without consequences. The entire civili... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Announces Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on March 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    Join Representative Ken Calvert (CA-42) for a Telephone Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. PST. Rep. Calvert will provide an update on what’s happening in Congress and take questions from his constituents live on the call. To sign-up and participate in the call click HERE and enter your phone number. You'll then receive a call next Tuesday, April 4th around 6:00 p.m. PST to join the call. Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Statement on DOJ Sanctuary City Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement regarding the Department of Justice’s announcement on sanctuary cities: “I applaud the actions taken today by the Department of Justice because they rightfully indicate that protecting American families should be our highest priority. As I’ve said before, it’s completely irresponsible for any government to willfully shield criminal illegal immigrants from federal immigration officials. Like many Americans, I disagree with citi... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Statement on the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement regarding the American Health Care Act: “Obamacare is collapsing under the many broken promises that have doomed it from its inception. Americans were not able to keep the health plans they liked, lost access to doctors they preferred, experienced premium and deductible increases, and saw health care providers leave the marketplace in droves – all while the federal deficit continues to soar to record levels. The passage of Oba... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Announces Annual Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) invited high school students throughout the 42nd Congressional District to participate in the 35th Annual Congressional Art Competition. “The artistic talents of Riverside County students never cease to amaze me,” said Rep. Calvert. “The Congressional Art Competition is a fantastic way to showcase the talents of young Americans from around the country at the Capitol.” This year marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of the Congressional Art Competition, An Art... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Votes to Raise Pay for American Troops and Resources to Restore Our Military Strength
    Posted in Press Releases on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a bipartisan majority (371-48) of his House colleagues to pass the Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Appropriations bill. Rep. Calvert serves as the Vice Chairman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. “The Defense Appropriations bill passed by the House today is an important first step to rebuild and restore our military strength,” said Rep. Calvert. “The bill provides vital funding for our Armed Services, including a 2.1% pay raise and additi... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Statement on Introduction of the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 7, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement on the introduction of the American Health Care Act: “With premiums rising, deductibles increasing, and health care choices decreasing, American families know all too well that Obamacare is collapsing. That’s exactly why I promised the voters in my district that I would take action and work to repeal and replace Obamacare with patient-centered health care solutions that actually reduce costs and expand choices. The simple fact... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Named Vice Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11) named Rep. Ken Calvert (CA-42) as the Vice Chairman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. Rep. Kay Granger (TX-12) serves as the Chairwoman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. “I am honored to serve as the Vice Chairman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee and I want to thank Chairman Frelinghuysen and Chairwoman Granger,” said Rep. Calvert. “I look forward to working with the Chairwoman and supporting her as s... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Statement on Joint Address to Congress by President Trump
    Posted in Press Releases on February 28, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement ahead of the Joint Address to Congress by President Trump: “As we’ve already seen by his actions, President Trump intends to fulfill the promises made last year on the campaign trail. Some people may still be in shock that he won the election, but no one should be surprised by the actions President Trump is taking. Tonight, I expect President Trump to lay out a bold agenda to get America back on the right track. I look forward... Read more