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(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:
Antioch, CA – Next week, Congressman Jerry McNerney will host an Open House at his Antioch office to meet with constituents and hear their concerns.
The Congressman and his staff will also be available to assist constituents with any federal agency and department questions they may have.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 23rd from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM PST
WHERE: Antioch Community Center
4703 Lone Tree Way
Antioch, CA 94531
Stockton, CA – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) will host a town hall this Tuesday, August 15th to hear directly from constituents on important issues affecting our nation’s veterans.
Congressman McNerney will be joined by representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and an update on the progress of the French Camp VA medical facility will be given.
Veteran’s Town Hall
When: Tuesday, August 15th from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PST
Stockton, CA –This Tuesday, August 15th, Congressman Jerry McNerney and Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman will host a joint town hall in Mountain House, CA.
Congressman McNerney and Assemblymember Talamantes Eggman will deliver updates on the latest news from Washington and Sacramento, and invite constituents to share their questions and concerns on issues that are important to their communities.
Mountain House Town Hall
When: Tuesday, August 15th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.PST
Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) sent a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ), responding to the agency’s threat to withhold federal dollars from the City of Stockton, and several other cities, if local law enforcement does not notify the Department of Homeland Security regarding the detainment of undocumented persons.
In response to DOJ’s initial letter, Congressman McNerney issued the following statement:
(Washington, DC) – As the debate continues over how best to address California’s water needs, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) has introduced new comprehensive legislation that would provide a long-term plan to improve water sustainability in California and across the country.
The Water and Energy Sustainability through Technology Act (WEST Act) includes provisions that support innovative technologies and infrastructure for urban and agricultural areas, as well as efforts to improve efficiency.
In response to the House passage of H.R. 23, which would undermine existing environmental protections for the Sacramento – San Joaquin Delta, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) issued the following statement:
“Every two years we debate this legislation and every two years it is the same argument. This year, though, an additional conflict has arisen.