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    U.S. Service Academy Nomination Application Deadline

    On Friday, the office of Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) issued a reminder regarding the upcoming deadline for United States Service Academy nomination applications: Students interested in attending a Service Academy must have a nomination from an authorized nominating source. As a Member of Congress, Congressman Valadao is authorized to nominate candidates who reside in California's 21st Congressional District. High school juniors or seniors interested in attending one of the United States...


    Rep. Valadao Applauds Final Navy Decision

    On Thursday, October 2, 2014, the United States Navy announced their final decision regarding the homebasing of F-35C aircraft intended to replace aging Navy Pacific Fleet FA-18 Hornet aircraft. According to the Navy’s Record of Decision, “After carefully weighing the strategic, operational, and environmental consequences of the proposed action,” the Department of the Navy “announces its decision to provide facilities and functions to support homebasing of F-35C aircraft at Naval Air Station (NA...


    Rep. Valadao Releases Statement on U.S. Navy Decision

    On Thursday, the Navy released a final Environmental Impact Statement, designating Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore as the “preferred alternative” over El Centro Naval Air facility as the home base for the Pacific Fleet’s F-35C Joint Strike. Following the announcement, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement: “As a fiscal conservative, this makes sense. From a strategic perspective, this makes sense. This announcement is great for Lemoore and for our community as a w...


    Rep. Valadao Announces April Mobile Office Hours

    Hanford – Today, Congressman Valadao (CA-21) announced mobile office program dates and locations for the month of April. This program affords residents, who are unable to visit the Congressman’s office due to time or location restrictions, the opportunity to meet with congressional staff and receive services offered by Congressman Valadao’s office face-to-face. Constituents are invited to come and speak with congressional staff and voice questions or concerns they may have. You are especially en...


    Congressman Valadao Announces Service Academy Nominations

    Hanford – Congressman David G. Valadao has announced the four students from California for appointments to the United States Service Academies. The nominees are seeking admission to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York. A non-partisan Academy Advisory Board made up Central Valley veterans assisted with the nominations process. Factors such a...


    Congressman Valadao Votes to Support Federal Workers

    Washington - This morning, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) voted in favor of legislation he cosponsored to provide compensation to federal employees furloughed due to the shutdown of the United States federal government. On October 1, 2013, approximately 800,000 federal employees around the nation were furloughed as a result of a lapse in federal funding, which caused a government shutdown. If enacted, H.R. 3223, the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act will ensure that furloughed ...


    Rep. Valadao Meets with Vice President Biden

    Today, with Washington focused on the ongoing crisis in Syria, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) and eight other Members of Congress, met with Vice President Joe Biden at the White House to discuss the continuing debate regarding military action in Syria. During the approximately 90 minute meeting, Vice President Biden asked those in attendance, a geographically and ideologically diverse sample of the Republican House, including Congressman Valadao to “keep an open mind” on authorizing the us...


    Rep. Valadao and Central Valley Congressmen Urge U.S. Navy to Homebase F-35 Fleet at Lemoore

    This week, U.S. Rep. David G. Valadao (CA-21) was joined by Central Valley Congressmen Jim Costa (D-CA-16) and Devin Nunes (R-CA-22) urging the Secretary of the United States Navy, Ray Mabus, to execute the Navy’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to homebase the Pacific Fleet’s F-35C Joint Strike Fighters at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore. NAS Lemoore has long served as the Navy’s homebase for the West Coast FA-18 Hornets and Super Hornets. The air station currently hosts more than 40...

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