Congressman Jerry McNerney

Representing the 9th District of California
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Mar 29, 2018 Press Release

Stockton, CA – Following the introduction of the GIRLS-STEM Act of 2018, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) is continuing to promote opportunities for young women and girls to explore careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) by hosting an interactive forum with a panel of prominent women currently working within those fields.

What:     Women in STEM Forum

When:    Saturday, April 7th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.PST

Where:   FAB LAB

               2911 TRANSWORLD DR.

Mar 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – As the nation continues to grapple with the increasing threat of cyberattacks and how to address this critical issue, Congressmen  Jerry McNerney (CA-09) and Bob Latta (OH-05)  introduced two bipartisan pieces of legislation to improve our nation’s grid security and resilience. The two bills, along with two others, were the focus of an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy hearing held earlier today. H.R.

Dec 21, 2017 Op-Ed

by Rep. Jerry McNerney

Even if human beings were to cease all greenhouse gas emissions tomorrow, significant atmospheric change has already begun and will continue for generations. While there is no substitute for drastically reducing carbon pollution, we must explore all possible options to fight against the impending effects of climate change. This is critical for the future of our nation and planet.

Dec 7, 2017 Press Release

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.

Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

(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.

Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

(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.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – In an effort to encourage forwarding-thinking initiatives that will ensure America’s future includes an affordable and secure electric system, Congressmen Jerry McNerney (CA-09) and Bob Latta (OH-05) have introduced a resolution stating that the sense and commitment of the United States House of Representatives is to advance the modernization of the United States’ energy delivery infrastructure.

Feb 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Jerry McNerney issued the following statement in response to the Senate confirmation of Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Feb 9, 2016 Press Release

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.

Jan 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington – Ahead of President Obama’s final State of the Union, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) today released a video message delivering the State of California’s 9th Congressional District. The Congressman highlighted some of what he’s accomplished on behalf of the district, discussed some of our biggest challenges, and outlined his goals for this year in Congress.

Excerpt from Rep. McNerney's State of California’s 9th District Address: