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Congressman Jerry McNerney

Representing the 9th District of California

Veterans Issues

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For more information concerning my work to support our Veterans, please contact me.

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Thank you.

More on Veterans Issues

Oct 10, 2017 Press Release

(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.

Aug 14, 2017 Press Release

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

Feb 24, 2017 Press Release

Stockton, CA – Today, Rep. Jerry McNerney (CA-09) celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the Discovery Challenge Academy, a California National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program to help at-risk teens in San Joaquin County. The Congressman was joined by the California National Guard, San Joaquin County Office of Education, and local elected officials at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Dec 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney’s bill to protect Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) was signed into law by the President as part of a veterans omnibus package that was passed by Congress.

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).

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.

Sep 30, 2016 Press Release

Stockton, CA – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) strongly supported the passage of H.R. 5325, which funds the Department of Veterans Affairs’ planned community based outpatient clinic in French Camp, CA and which was signed into law by President Obama on Thursday. H.R. 5325, the Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, and Zika Response and Preparedness Act, provides $194,430,000 for the French Camp Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC).

Sep 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09), who serves on both the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, introduced legislation to increase broadband internet access for veterans. The Improving Broadband Access for Veterans Act of 2016 (H.R.

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington – In an effort to help veterans maximize their broad skill set off the battlefield, and navigate the tricky field of startups and entrepreneurial opportunities, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) has introduced the Strengthening Technical Assistance, Resources, and Training to Unleash the Potential of Veterans (STARTUP Vets) Act of 2016.

Jun 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington – Rep. Jerry McNerney (CA-09) led his colleagues Reps. Barbara Lee (CA-13), Mark Takano (CA-41), Michael M. Honda (CA-17), Tony Cárdenas (CA-29), Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Janice Hahn (CA-44), and Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) in a letter to the leadership of the U.S. House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees, requesting that the differences between H.R. 4590 and S.