Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) completed his annual meetings with every city and county throughout the 42nd Congressional District. Since first being elected to the House of Representatives, Rep. Calvert has spent a week early in the calendar year meeting with the elected leaders and staff from every city and county in his congressional district to discuss the federal issues that are a priority for them.
“The annual meetings I hold with these elected leaders and staff members are a productive way of communicating about the federal issues that affect our communities here in my congressional district,” said Rep. Calvert. “There are a lot of exciting opportunities and challenges throughout the 42nd Congressional District and I look forward to my continued work with our communities in the days, weeks, and months to come.”
Below is a brief recap of Rep. Calvert’s meetings that took place this week:
Rep. Calvert met with Canyon Lake Mayor Dawn Haggerty and Mayor Pro Tem Vicki Warren to discuss the potential purchase of excess federal land adjacent to the city and finding ways to improve the long-term water quality of the lake.
Rep. Calvert met with Corona Mayor Dick Haley and Vice Mayor Karen Spiegel regarding federal funding for infrastructure, finding federal grants for new senior/community centers, and economic development opportunities.
Rep. Calvert met with Eastvale Council Member Todd Rigby to discuss the construction of an expanded Hamner bridge, the improvement of the Limonite/I-15 interchange, and a single zip code for the city.
Rep. Calvert met with Lake Elsinore Mayor Bob Magee and Mayor Pro Tem Natasha Johnson to discuss the infrastructure needs in the city, regulatory reform, improving the environmental conditions of the lake, as well as the exciting economic development opportunities that exist in Lake Elsinore.
Rep. Calvert met with Menifee Mayor Neil Winter, Council Member Greg August, Council Member Lesa Sobek, and Council Member John Denver regarding infrastructure, mail theft, and the vehicle license fees (VLF) the state is withholding from the city. In addition, Rep. Calvert and the Council heard from a number of Menifee residents about a variety of federal issues.
Rep. Calvert met with Murrieta Mayor Rick Gibbs and Council Member Randon Lane to discuss the Keller Road/I-215 interchange project, the Murrieta Creek flood control project, and mail theft.
Rep. Calvert met with Norco Mayor Greg Newton and Mayor Pro Tem Ted Hoffman to talk about the construction of an expanded Hamner bridge, infrastructure, and the Norco Navy base.
Rep. Calvert met with Temecula Mayor Maryann Edwards and Mayor Pro Tem Matt Rahn to discuss improving transportation along I-15, the Murrieta Creek flood control project, and finding innovative ways to construct infrastructure projects faster.
Rep. Calvert met with Wildomar Mayor Timothy Walker and Mayor Pro Tem Ben Benoit regarding infrastructure, helping businesses comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and unifying Wildomar within a single zip code.
County of Riverside
Rep. Calvert met with Riverside County officials to discuss health care reform, local/federal immigration enforcement coordination, and infrastructure.