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Washington, DC – As the nation continues to grapple with historic flooding and wildfires, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) has introduced legislation to explore innovative options to combat the root cause of these intensifying natural disasters: climate change.
(Washington, DC) – Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA) and Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH), co-chairs of the Grid Innovation Caucus, have introduced legislation to modernize the nation’s aging electric grid and improve reliability, security, and resiliency. The legislation directs the Secretary of Energy to develop and implement voluntary model pathways that would seek to update the grid.
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.
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.
Washington – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) issued the following statement in response to the horrific Orlando nightclub mass shooting that has so far left 50 people dead and 53 injured:
Washington – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) today announced that he is an original cosponsor on bipartisan legislation, authored by U.S. House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (TX-10), to establish the McCaul-Warner Commission on Digital Security. The bipartisan Commission will be tasked with developing recommendations for maintaining privacy and digital security while also finding ways to keep criminals and terrorists from exploiting technologies to evade justice. U.S.
Washington – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Proposal:
“The President’s final budget proposal charts a new, innovative course for America’s sustainable energy future by urging Congress to double our nation’s investment in clean energy research and development. Such a commitment of resources would drive the creation of good-paying American jobs, reduce carbon emissions that cause climate change, and move our economy in the right direction to compete in the 21st Century.
Washington – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s address on combating terrorism:
Washington — The effects of climate change are being felt worldwide, impacting every corner of the planet and every sector of the global economy. With the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP21) just two weeks away, more than 150 countries, representing roughly 90% of global emissions, have already submitted plans for reducing carbon pollution to the United Nations, and over 80 companies from across the American economy have pledged their support for action on climate change.
Washington – Rep. McNerney issued the following statement on his vote to oppose H.R. 4038: