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  • Rep. Calvert Votes for Tax Reform that Allows Taxpayers to Keep More of their Money and Grows America’s Economy
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a majority (227 to 205) of the House of Representatives to approve the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the most significant overhaul of the U.S. tax code since the 1986 Tax Reform Act was signed into law by President Reagan. “I voted for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act because it allows my constituents in the 42nd District to keep more of the money they earn and will produce tremendous economic benefits that help worki... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Votes to Provide Troops with a Pay Raise and Necessary Resources to Fulfill their Mission
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a bipartisan majority (356-70) of the House of Representatives to approve the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report. “Keeping America safe is my top priority in Congress and providing the tools and training for our extraordinary men and women in uniform is critical to achieving that goal,” said Rep. Calvert. “The NDAA approved today gives our troops the highest pay raise they’ve seen in the past eight ... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Statement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement on the introduction of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “I am very encouraged that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will help us deliver the tax reform and relief that middle-income taxpayers and our job creators so desperately need. Lowering rates, doubling the standard deduction, and increasing the child tax credit are great steps that will allow working families to keep more of the money they earn. In its current form the bill maintains... Read more

  • House Passes Rep. Calvert Bill Providing Long Term Certainty to the Riverside Corona Resource Conservation District
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, the House of Representatives unanimously approved by voice vote H.R. 3567 which was introduced by Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42). The bill authorizes the purchase of a small parcel of Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) property in Riverside by the Riverside Corona Resource Conservation District (Conservation District). “I am pleased the House has passed this legislation and moved us closer to providing long-term certainty for the Riverside Corona Resource Conservation District... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Votes for Key Step Towards Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a majority (216 to 212) of the House of Representatives to approve the Fiscal Year 2018 budget resolution, paving the way for Congress to consider tax reform legislation that will provide tax relief for middle-income taxpayers. “Now that Congress has approved the budget resolution we are on a path towards much needed tax relief for middle-income taxpayers,” said Rep. Calvert. “I am looking forward to the release of tax reform legislation by... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Applauds the Passage of the Legal Workforce Act by the Judiciary Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on October 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) applauded the passage of the Legal Workforce Act, H.R. 3711, which preserves jobs for citizens and legal workers by requiring U.S. employers to check the work eligibility of all future hires through the E-Verify system. The Legal Workforce Act was introduced by Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (VA-6), and Rep. Calvert. “American jobs should only go to citizens and people legally authorized to work in our coun... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Statement on New Iran Strategy
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement on President Trump’s new strategy on Iran: “As I have said since it was signed, President Obama’s Iran deal is a bad deal for the safety and security of Americans, as well as our allies in the Middle East and throughout the world. The actions of Iranian regime continue to destabilize the region and pose a threat to America’s national security interests. I applaud the designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a te... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Votes for Emergency Hurricane and Wildfire Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a bipartisan majority (353 to 69) of the House of Representatives to approve H.Res. 569, which provides $36.5 billion in emergency funding for hurricane and wildfire relief and recovery. “Over the past few months, Americans have faced the devastating effects of significant hurricanes and wildfires,” said Rep. Calvert. “The passage of this emergency funding is critical to everyone impacted by these disasters and our heroes who respond to the... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Votes for Major Step Towards Implementing Tax Reform for America
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a majority of the House of Representatives (219 to 206) to approve the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution (H. Con. Res. 71). The resolution paves the way towards consideration of comprehensive tax reform via the budget reconciliation process, making it immune from a Senate filibuster. “The best thing Congress can do for American families and our economy is to pass tax reform that simplifies our code and lets taxpayers keep more of their har... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Statement on Gun Policy in the United States
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement on gun policy in the United States: “I have long been a strong supporter of Second Amendment rights and I will never waiver from that commitment. However, it is incumbent on all of us to reflect on our current gun laws and seek to better protect ourselves and each other. “There are steps that both the Executive and the Congress can take to protect innocent Americans from an attack such as Las Vegas. There is simply no reason f... Read more