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  • Rep. Calvert Votes for Funding of Key Military Facilities and Veteran Care
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted for the Fiscal Year 2018 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill, which was unanimously approved by the House Appropriations Committee. The bill included funding for a new Remote Piloted Aircraft Flight Training Unit facility at March Air Reserve Base. “The bill approved today by the Appropriations Committee provides critical resources for our activity duty military as well as our veterans,” said Rep. Calvert. “I was pleased to ... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Statement on the Shooting of Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Capitol Police Officers and Staff
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) released the following statement in response to this morning’s shooting of Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Capitol Police officers and other victims: “My thoughts and prayers are with my colleague Steve Scalise and the other victims of this morning’s horrible shooting. The brave and selfless actions of the Capitol Police officers saved countless lives. I pray these heroes will recover quickly from their injuries. I also want to express my appreciation for the ... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Votes to Protect Veterans, Hold Government Employees Accountable
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a bipartisan majority (368-55) of the House of Representatives to approve a bill that will protect veterans by implementing new accountability measures for employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The measure, S. 1094, The Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act makes it easier to fire VA employees who fail to live to the standards required of those who care for our nation’s veterans. The ... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Announces Military Service Academy Appointments
    Posted in Press Releases on June 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) announced the 2017 U.S. Military Service Academy appointments from the 42nd Congressional District. As a Member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Calvert has the privilege of recommending a select group of highly qualified young men and women for admission to the Military Service Academies, which include: U.S. Military Academy (Army), U.S. Naval Academy (Navy and Marine Corps), U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. The following ... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Applauds Federal Funding for Riverside County Water Infrastructure
    Posted in Press Releases on May 25, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) applauded the announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that multiple projects in Riverside County were awarded funding in its fiscal year 2017 work plan. “Funding for projects, like the Murrieta Creek and Santa Ana River projects, are critical to protecting lives and property from dangerous flooding,” said Rep. Calvert. “The Perris Desalter project is essential to securing a reliable water supply in our region. I have been a proud advocate for feder... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Statement on President Trump’s Budget Request
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement in response to the release of President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget request: “I welcome the release of the fiscal year 2018 budget and look forward to working with my colleagues on the Appropriations Committee throughout the appropriations process. The budget released today clearly emphasizes our national security and protecting our borders, which I believe are critically important. The budget also proposes some red... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Statement on the Passage of the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement following the passage (217 to 213) of the American Health Care Act by the House of Representatives: “My vote for the American Health Care Act fulfills a promise I made to voters to save them from the harmful effects far too many of them have experienced since Obamacare was enacted into law. The American Health Care Act lays the groundwork for delivering the health care system Americans deserve by dismantling one-size-fits-all ... Read more

  • Rep. Calvert Votes to Fund Key Priorities
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) voted along with a majority (309 to 118) of the House of Representatives to approve the Fiscal Year 2017 Omnibus Appropriations bill that will provide discretionary funding for the federal government for the current fiscal year. Rep. Calvert serves as the Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior and the Environment, and as Vice-Chairman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. “The funding bill approved today funds a number of importan... Read more

  • 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