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Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) announced that his office is taking submissions for the 2018 National Congressional Art Competition. Sponsored annually by the United States Congress, this competition began in 1982 and serves as a way to showcase the artistic talents and accomplishments of high school students throughout the country. Since its inception, over 650,000 high school students have been involved with this nationwide competition.
Each spring, the U.S. House of Representatives sponsors a national high school arts competition. The Congressional Art Competition is a unique opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent of youth and teens in our district, as well as across the nation. This competition is open to all students in California’s 9th Congressional District. This includes the cities of Lodi, Stockton, Lathrop, Brentwood, Galt, Oakley, and parts of Antioch.
Antioch, CA – In response to the thousands of constituents who have contacted his office regarding the elimination of net neutrality protections, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) announced that he will host a town hall featuring Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Mignon Clyburn to discuss constituents’ concerns and how to move forward in the fight for a free and open internet.
What: Net Neutrality Town Hall with FCC Commissioner Clyburn
Stockton, CA – To kick-off the new year, Congressman Jerry McNerney will host two open house events at each of his district offices, inviting constituents to join him to share their thoughts and concerns.
The first open house will be located at the Congressman’s Stockton District Office:
WHEN: Tuesday, January 23rd
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM PST
WHERE: 2222 Grand Canal Boulevard, Suite #7
Antioch, CA – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) joined community members in commemorating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at Deer Valley High School in Antioch, CA.
Stockton, CA – Following through on his commitment to ensure transparency and timeliness as the French Camp VA clinic moves toward construction, Congressman Jerry McNerney’s (CA-09) first town hall of 2018 will focus on updating the community on the progress of the facility and discussing the pressing issues facing our veterans today.
The town hall will be held on Thursday, January 25th and representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) will be present to answer questions.
Washington, DC – Congressmen Jerry McNerney (CA-09), Mike Thompson (CA-05), Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), and Eric Swalwell (CA-15) have put out a call to all Korean War veterans living in Contra Costa County. The Congressmen are working with the office of the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco to facilitate the presentation of medals from the Republic of Korea to Contra Costa County veterans in recognition of their service in the Korean War.
Washington, DC – This weekend, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) invites constituents to join him in Brentwood at a Congress at Your Corner event.
Congress at Your Corner is part of an effort to reach out to the residents of California’s 9th Congressional District at places they already visit, such as coffee shops, grocery stores and other local businesses. It provides an opportunity for constituents to meet with their Congressman one-on-one, and discuss the important issues that affect their daily lives.
(Washington, DC) – In response to the Trump administration’s announcement that it would not support the California WaterFix Project, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) issued the following statement:
(Stockton, CA) – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) announced the start of his annual “Holiday Cards for Our Troops” program. Each year, the Congressman’s district offices collect thousands of cards from the community, with personal messages of gratitude and hope for our men and women in uniform. Congressman 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.