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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.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you.

More on Veterans Issues

Jan 12, 2018 Press Release

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.

Dec 21, 2017 Press Release

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.

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.