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Congressman Jerry McNerney

Representing the 9th District of California

Congressional Issues

US Capitol Building

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More on Congressional Issues

Apr 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In response to President Donald Trump’s proposal to defund the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) led two bipartisan letters to the House Appropriations Committee imploring Congress to fund the MBDA in the FY2018 appropriations, and recommending that MBDA provide an annual policy report to Congress to address gaps in equity between minority and non-minority owned firms.

Feb 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Jerry McNerney issued the following statement in response to the Senate confirmation of Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representatives Jerry McNerney (CA-09), Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) and Mike Thompson (CA-05) will host a town hall meeting on Saturday, February 18th at 10:30 a.m. in Martinez to discuss the importance of protecting the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare, and Medicaid.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Jerry McNerney issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order imposing a ban on travel from seven countries and suspending the refugee program.

Jan 19, 2017 Press Release

Stockton, CA – Congressman Jerry McNerney released the following statement in response to efforts by Republicans in Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Dec 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Jerry McNerney’s (CA-09) bipartisan bill, H.R. 6394, the Improving Broadband Access for Veterans Act of 2016.  Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) was the lead Republican co-sponsor. A companion bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ).

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.

Oct 31, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Democratic leaders today sent a letter to full Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) requesting a hearing on the recent cyberattack that caused prolonged outages on popular websites in the U.S., including Twitter and Netflix. 

Oct 18, 2016 Press Release

Stockton, CA – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) announced the start of his annual “Holiday Cards for Our Troops” program.  In previous years, the Congressman’s district offices collected more than 10,000 cards from the community with personal messages of gratitude and hope for our men and women in uniform. Rep. McNerney is again inviting constituents to submit cards to his district offices that will be delivered to troops at home and overseas during the upcoming holiday season.

Oct 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Reps. John Garamendi (CA-03), Jerry McNerney (CA-09), Mike Thompson (CA-01) and Doris Matsui (CA-06), each of whom represent communities that would be severely impacted by the Governor’s California WaterFix, delivered a letter to the Bureau of Reclamation and the California Department of Water Resources calling for responses to a recent cost-benefit analysis of the California WaterFix Tunnels project  The analysis, prepared by Dr. Jeffrey Michael at the University of the Pacific, raises key questions about the plan.