Ken Calvert

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  • Congressional Task Force on CENTCOM Releases Initial Report
    Posted in Press Releases on August 11, 2016 | Preview rr

    A Congressional joint task force (JTF) investigating allegations of intelligence manipulation at U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) released an initial report today detailing persistent problems in 2014 and 2015 with CENTCOM analysis of U.S. efforts to train the Iraqi Security Forces and combat the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The JTF found that intelligence products approved by senior CENTCOM leaders typically provided a more positive depiction of U.S. anti-terrorism efforts than was ... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Applauds U.S. Attorney and USPIS for Mail Theft Arrests
    Posted in Press Releases on August 11, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) applauded the U.S. Attorney’s office and the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) for arresting eleven Inland Empire residents who are charged in indictments that allege federal crimes related to mail theft. “Mail theft is a growing problem in Riverside County and I’m relieved that these criminals are being taken off the street,” said Rep. Calvert. “These crimes often cost victims significant money and cause a major inconvenience. We must continu... Read more

  • FAA Reauthorization Act Including Rep. Calvert’s Ontario Airport Bill Signed into Law
    Posted in Press Releases on July 15, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, President Obama signed into law the FAA Reauthorization Act, which included legislation (H.R. 4369) introduced by Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) that will facilitate the transfer of Ontario International Airport from the city of Los Angeles to the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA). “I am absolutely thrilled that we have been able to move the Ontario Airport legislation across the finish line,” said Rep. Calvert. “It is especially meaningful to have this bill signed into law ... Read more

  • House Passes Rep. Calvert’s Interior Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, the House of Representatives passed (231 to 196) the Fiscal Year 2017 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill introduced by Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42). Rep. Calvert is the Chairman of the House Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee. “The Interior bill approved by the House today protects taxpayers, job creators and makes important investments in critical programs for our country,” said Rep. Calvert. “The bill contains a number of provisions and significant resourc... Read more

  • House Passes FAA Reauthorization Act Including Rep. Calvert’s Ontario Airport Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 11, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, the House of Representatives passed via voice vote the FAA Reauthorization Act, which included legislation (H.R. 4369) introduced by Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) that will facilitate the transfer of Ontario International Airport from the city of Los Angeles to the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA). “With the passage of this bill today, we are one step closer to restoring local control of Ontario Airport,” said Rep. Calvert. “I’m looking forward to the Senate approving the ... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Statement on Dallas Tragedy
    Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement in response to the tragedy in Dallas: “We grieve today with the Dallas law enforcement community, their families, and all of Dallas. Every day, police officers around the country perform an incredibly difficult job that involves putting themselves in danger in order to protect and serve their communities. Five families are now left without a loved one, and the city of Dallas has five fewer heroes. Acts of violence simply have ... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert’s Ontario Airport Bill Included in FAA Reauthorization
    Posted in Press Releases on July 7, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) announced his legislation (H.R. 4369) that will facilitate the transfer of Ontario International Airport from the city of Los Angeles to the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) is included in the FAA Reauthorization bill that is expected to be approved by the House and Senate, and signed into law by President Obama, before the FAA authorization expires on July 15, 2016. “I have been working tirelessly to get this bill signed into law, so I am del... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Announces 2016 Academy Appointments
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) announced and congratulated the 2016 Service Academy Appointments from the 42nd Congressional District of California. As a Member of Congress, Rep. Calvert has the privilege of nominating a select group of highly qualified young men and women for admission to the United States Service Academies – Army, Navy, Air Force and Merchant Marine. “One of the best parts about being a Member of Congress is having the privilege to nominate highly qualified students fr... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Statement on United States v. Texas Decision
    Posted in Press Releases on June 23, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court ruling in the United States v. Texas immigration case: “Time and time again I, along with other Republicans, have spoken out against President Obama’s executive actions because they violate our constitutional separation of powers. Today, the Supreme Court’s tie effectively upheld the lower court’s ruling that agreed with our opinion. Congress writes the laws, not the President. There’s no doubt... Read more

  • House Approves Calvert Bill to Facilitate Ontario Airport Transfer
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2016 | Preview rr

    Today, the House of Representatives approved, by voice vote, Congressman Ken Calvert’s (CA-42) legislation, H.R. 4369, that will facilitate the transfer of Ontario International Airport from the city of Los Angeles to the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA). “Today is a great day for the Inland Empire and the future of air travel for our region,” said Rep. Calvert. “Restoring local control of Ontario Airport and improving air travel options for Inland Empire residents and businesses i... Read more