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Talks between the Senate and House on legislation responding to the historic California drought should be done in public, not secretly behind closed doors, say Central Valley members of Congress.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday unanimously approved an amendment written by
Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, allowing farmers and ranchers affected by the drought to receive
federal funds to repair damaged farmland or install measures for water conservation.
The amendment is intended to provide $11 million for the Farm Service Agency’s Emergency
On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved an amendment written by Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) that would allow farmers and ranchers affected by the drought to access federal funds to repair damaged farmland or install measures for water conservation.
Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, announced this week that the U.S. House of Representatives has
approved an amendment he wrote that would improve job placement assistance for service members
leaving the military and returning to civilian life.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved an amendment authored by Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) that would make sure local law enforcement agencies get funding to purchase essential technology. The amendment was approved on a bipartisan vote, 306-106.
Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, is joining the burgeoning number of members of congress calling for the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.
McNerney issued a statement on Wednesday calling for the resignation after the VA Inspector General's interim report detailed delays in medical care to veterans at a number of VA centers.
Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton and Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, have each called for the resignation of Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki.
U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton) said that he supports increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
The national minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, and the proposed 39 percent increase would factor in inflation while attempting to lift people out of poverty.
STOCKTON - The San Joaquin Valley receives fewer federal dollars than the rest of the state, and the economically struggling area deserves a boost from the White House, according to two Valley lawmakers asking President Barack Obama to resurrect an economic-development task force focusing on the region.