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Oct 14, 2014

Bakersfield Observed: Leader McCarthy: While the world focuses on the Ebola virus, the Central Valley continues to battle Valley Fever

Progress towards curing Valley Fever was largely off the radar no more than four years ago. Today we have reason to be optimistic that our neighbors who are suffering from this disease could soon find relief.


Oct 10, 2014

Even Yosemite Can’t Please the EPA

Time and again the EPA attempts to further its regulatory agenda and expand its power. It did so with its proposed rules on navigable waterways, and it is doing so again in its latest smog and ozone regulations that are so stringent even national parks might not be up to snuff. The latest regulations would…


Oct 9, 2014

In California, the President Should Take the 10 to the 405 to the 5 to….

Before the President leaves California, he should take a little trip. He should take Colorado to Lincoln, hop on the 10, go north on the 405 to the 5—get off at Lyons for a double-double from In-n-Out—then take the 5 to the 99 to the 65.


Oct 8, 2014

Obamacare Has Hurt More Than Helped

When big government micromanages health care, just about everyone loses. It’s long past time we cut our losses on this failed law and replace it with a patient-centered, free-market alternative.



Oct 3, 2014

National Manufacturing Day

A big thanks to all of America’s manufacturers and manufacturing workers on National Manufacturing Day.


Oct 1, 2014

Unhappy Anniversary

So it’s been a year—a year since the Administration began enacting its hyperpartisan, horribly unpopular, ridiculously expensive, and ultimately failed health care law, Obamacare. All said and done, it’s amazing how many times Obamacare failed in such a short period of time.


Sep 30, 2014

Visit to the United States Naval Academy

Naval Academy
It is a true honor and serious responsibility as a Member of Congress to nominate our students to attend our service academies.


Sep 26, 2014

Porterville Recorder: We Applaud Decision on Elderberry Beetle

The action to remove the counties from the habitat range was the direct result of efforts by Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) who became concerned with the impact the bug and the bush by the same name were having on both the city and developments in Porterville.


Sep 25, 2014

What Can You Get with $2.1 Billion? Less Than You Think

The federal government spent $2.1 billion building so far. And what have the taxpayers gotten for all that cash? The website still doesn’t work, according to a recent GAO report, and it remains unsafe and unsecure.