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    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. David Valadao Honored as Guardian of Small Business by NFIB

    The National Federation of Independent Business, the nation’s leading small business association, today named U.S. Rep. David G. Valadao (CA-21) a Guardian of Small Business for his outstanding voting record on behalf of America’s small-business owners in the 113th Congress. NFIB President and CEO Dan Danner praised Rep. Valadao for “standing up for small business.” In presenting the group’s coveted Guardian of Small Business Award, Danner said, “Small-business owners are very politically active...


    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...


    Valadao Releases Statement on Delta Exports

    Following recent rainstorms throughout the State, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement Wednesday morning: “Due to recent storms throughout California, the Delta is experiencing what could potentially be the last major flows of this season. Despite the severe drought conditions throughout the State, very little of this water is being captured and utilized due to insensitive and unsubstantiated federal regulations. The best available scientific information demonstr...


    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...


    U.S. Chamber Honors Valadao with Spirit of Enterprise Award

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today presented Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) of California with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award in recognition of his support of pro-growth, pro-jobs policies during the first session of the 113th Congress. “2013 was challenging, but Congressman Valadao worked to pass legislation and enact policies that will keep our country moving forward economically,” U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue said. “The Spirit of Enterprise Award recognizes le...


    California Lawmakers Announce Drought Field Hearing

    Following a meeting on Thursday to help resolve the California water crisis, Republican House Members representing parts of the Central Valley and other areas reiterated that they stand ready to negotiate with the Senate on legislation to help resolve the drought through short-term and long-term measures. Such measures could include storage authorization provisions in H.R. 3964, the Sacramento–San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act which recently passed in the House of Representatives t...


    Water Bill Now Available for Senate Action

    WASHINGTON – Congressmen David Valadao (CA-21), Devin Nunes (CA-22), and Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) issued the following statement after Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell invoked a procedure in Rule XIV tp potentially speed consideration of H.R. 3964, the Sacramento–San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act: “We’d like to thank Leader McConnell and the Senate GOP leadership for making it easier to move this bill forward. In light of the urgency of California’s water crisis and the Senat...


    House of Representatives Passes California Water Bill

    WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives today approved a bill enacting a comprehensive solution to the drought crisis plaguing California. Led by Congressmen David G. Valadao (CA-21), Kevin McCarthy (CA-23), and Devin Nunes (CA-22), H.R. 3964, the Sacramento–San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act gained support from the entire California GOP delegation. The bill restores water reliability to California communities by codifying the bipartisan Bay-Delta Accord. It also reforms onerous f...


    ESA Working Group Releases Final Report & Recommendations

    WASHINGTON – Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) and Members of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) Congressional Working Group today released its final Report, Findings and Recommendations. The report is the culmination of the Working Group’s eight-month effort to examine the ESA from a variety of viewpoints and angles, receive input on how the ESA was working and being implemented, and how and whether it could be updated to be more effective for both people and species. The report reflects hundr...

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