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March 30, 2009 Press Release
Congressman Ken Calvert (R-CA) issued the following statement in response to news that the E-Verify provisions in the stimulus bill were not included in the final package. The two provisions, one to reauthorize the current voluntary E-Verify program which expires March 6, 2009 offered by Rep. Calvert and one requiring any entity receiving stimulus funds to participate in E-Verify offered by Rep.
March 30, 2009 Press Release
Today, Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA) joined Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL) to urge Congressional Leadership to include a $15,000 tax credit to individuals who purchase a home in the next year in the Economic Recovery Act.

March 30, 2009 Press Release
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (R-CA) and Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) re-introduced the ON TIME Act (H.R. 947), Our Nation's Trade Infrastructure, Mobility and Efficiency Act.

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March 30, 2009 Press Release
Today Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA) issued the following statement in response to the recent crackdown on illegal immigrants in Riverside, California by the Riverside Police Department and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.

March 30, 2009 Press Release
Today Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA) voted against the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2, a massive expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). The amendment passed the House 290 to 135.

March 30, 2009 Press Release
Today Congressman Ken Calvert (R-CA), along with 14 other California Members of Congress, sent a bipartisan letter to Ms. Nancy Sutley, the new Chairwoman for the White House Council on Environmental Quality encouraging her to "take an active role in helping California achieve the co-equal goals for the Delta."

March 30, 2009 Press Release
Today Congressman Ken Calvert (R-CA) issued the following statement after the election of Michael Steele as the Chairman of the Republican National Committee:

March 30, 2009 Press Release
Today Congressman Ken Calvert (R-CA) sent a letter, along with 11 other Members of Congress, requesting a meeting with new Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Shaun Donovan.

March 30, 2009 Press Release
Today Congressman Ken Calvert (R-CA) delivered the following speech on the House floor in opposition to H.R. 1, the Democrat Stimulus Bill:

"Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the so-called stimulus bill which seems to only stimulate one sector of our economy – the government.

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March 30, 2009 Press Release
Last night Rep. Calvert (R-CA), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, offered an amendment to the economic stimulus bill that would reauthorize E-Verify for four years. The amendment was accepted without objection.

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