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Stockton, CA – Following the introduction of the GIRLS-STEM Act of 2018, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) is continuing to promote opportunities for young women and girls to explore careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) by hosting an interactive forum with a panel of prominent women currently working within those fields.
What: Women in STEM Forum
When: Saturday, April 7th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.PST
Where: FAB LAB
2911 TRANSWORLD DR.
(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) introduced bipartisan legislation to help struggling homeowners who may be facing foreclosure by requiring lenders to fast-track the short sale process.
The Fast Help for Homeowners Act, which is cosponsored by Congressman Walter Jones (NC-09), would compel a second mortgage lender of a federal mortgage loan to review and make a decision on a short sale agreement within 30 days. If the lender does not make a decision within that timeframe, the short sale will be deemed approved on the 31st day.
Washington, DC – In response to President Trump’s first State of the Union address, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) issued the following statement:
“The State of the Union is meant to be an opportunity for the President to lay out a plan to move our country forward. Unfortunately, what we heard tonight was nothing more than vague requests to Congress and a reiteration of a discriminatory immigration proposal that was released last week.
by Rep. Jerry McNerney
Even if human beings were to cease all greenhouse gas emissions tomorrow, significant atmospheric change has already begun and will continue for generations. While there is no substitute for drastically reducing carbon pollution, we must explore all possible options to fight against the impending effects of climate change. This is critical for the future of our nation and planet.
(Washington, D.C.) – Last week, the House passed H.R. 2763, the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Improvements (STTR) Act of 2017, which included an amendment by Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) to require federal agencies to conduct outreach to Minority-Serving Institutions in order to generate higher participation rates in federal research and development opportunities.
Stockton, CA – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) announced today that he will hold an information session for high school students interested in attending a military service academy. The information session will take place at Stockton’s Ronald McNair High School Theater on Thursday, October 19th.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09), a longtime champion for veterans, continued his fight for our nation’s heroes by introducing H.R. 3995, the Improving Broadband Access for Veterans Act of 2017.
(Stockton, CA) – In response to today's vote by the Westlands Water District against participation in the WaterFix tunnels proposal, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) issued the following statement:
(Washington, DC) – To combat the 4.5 million manufacturing jobs that have been lost due to company outsourcing, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) today introduced a job-saving legislative package to hold companies accountable and encourage the preservation and creation of domestic jobs.
“We should not be rewarding companies that choose to invest in other countries’ economies at the expense of American workers,” said Congressman McNerney. “There are too many people who are still trying to get back on their feet and our focus should be on finding ways to help them.”
Washington, DC – Reps. Jerry McNerney (CA-09), Mike Thompson (CA-05), Jared Huffman (CA-02), Doris Matsui (CA-06), Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), and Anna Eshoo (CA-18) released the following statement in response to findings that California WaterFix “will not jeopardize or threaten endangered species, or adversely modify their critical habitat” in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: