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Congressman Jerry McNerney

Representing the 9th District of California

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Apr 27, 2017 Press Release


(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Natural Resources Committee approved legislation that would authorize a settlement agreement between the United States Department of the Interior and the Westlands Water District, which would, among other things, forgive debt accrued by the Westlands Water District and shift the oversight responsibility of the Westlands drainage plan from federal to state government.

In response, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) issued the following statement:

Feb 22, 2017 Press Release

Stockton, CA – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) joined the U.S. Postal Service to dedicate the U.S. Postal facility at 1048 W. Robinhood Drive in Stockton as the W. Ronald Coale Memorial Post Office. 

Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Jerry McNerney (CA-11), and Doris Matsui (CA-06) reacted to the Secretarial Order from outgoing Interior Secretary Sally Jewell that outlines actions for the next administration to take to address the effects of drought and climate change on California's water supply and listed species. The order provides a timeline and directions to the new administration for the construction of the WaterFix tunnels:

Dec 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) continued his fight to protect the Delta and families, farms, and businesses that rely upon it. Rep. McNerney spoke on the floor to criticize Republicans for attaching a last-minute rider to a bipartisan bill that would weaken environmental protections for salmon and other native fisheries in the Delta, while doing nothing to address California’s ongoing water shortages.

Sep 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09), who serves on both the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, introduced legislation to increase broadband internet access for veterans. The Improving Broadband Access for Veterans Act of 2016 (H.R.

Aug 15, 2016 Press Release

What:             “Congress at Your Corner” event to meet with constituents.            

Rep. Jerry McNerney (CA-09) will host a “Congress at Your Corner” event, where he will meet with constituents. The Congressman and his staff will also be available to help constituents with any assistance with federal agencies and related issues.

When:            Thursday, August 18th at 9:30 a.m. PST

Where:           Lathrop Senior Center

                       15707 Fifth Street

Aug 11, 2016 Press Release

Stockton, CA – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) issued the following statement in response to the California State Legislature’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee voting to approve an audit of the California WaterFix Project funding:

Aug 4, 2016 Press Release

Stockton, CA – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) participated in Startup Day Across America, a national initiative to highlight the entrepreneurship and innovation of startup businesses, by touring the research and development center for Sunverge Energy, a renewable energy company focused on intelligent energy storage and distributed energy resource management.

Jul 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington – Representative Jerry McNerney (CA-09) is calling for increased resources for law enforcement to boost mental health response training programs through legislation he recently introduced in Congress. The Mental Health Training Enhancement for First Responders Act of 2016 (H.R.

Jul 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) announced today that he has introduced legislation aimed at reducing truancy in our schools and keeping students on the track for achieving academic success. The Keep Students in School Act of 2016 (H.R. 5862) would provide local education agencies with more resources to improve student retention and engagement and provide support to families of at-risk children, and for other purposes.