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Aug 22, 2014

Our Economy Needs More Than Optimistic Rhetoric From The President


A strong and vibrant economy that is filled with opportunity doesn’t come from government mandates or regulations. Nor does it come just because the President says it will. Policies that empower the individual, embrace competition, and encourage job creation are the surest ways to break free from a stagnant economic recovery leaving too many Americans stuck

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Aug 21, 2014

Leader McCarthy on California and the Nation


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Earlier this month, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy sat down for an extended interview with the Hoover Institution’s Peter Robinson sponsored by Wall Street Journal Live. The 45-minute interview covered a lot of ground, from Leader McCarthy’s leadership style to his vision for a brighter and more prosperous American future. Here are a few highlights from the conversation.

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Aug 19, 2014

Is Healthcare.gov Secure? The Administration Won’t Say


The Associated Press reported today that the Obama administration refuses to tell the people about the security—or lack thereof—of Healthcare.gov. After the complete failure of the launch of Healthcare.gov last October, many Americans wondered if they could trust the online system with sensitive personal information like their social security numbers and home addresses.

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Aug 18, 2014

The VA Isn’t Fixed Just Yet


The VA reform bill signed by the President was a necessary and positive step forward, but more work must be done in order to create a truly modern VA that serves our veterans as they deserve.

Press Releases

Aug 8, 2014

McCarthy Statement on ISIS


Bakersfield, CA - House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy released the following statement regarding American-led air strikes against ISIS:“With each passing day, an unchecked ISIS grows more powerful, increasing in territory it occupies and continuing to target and kill religious minorities and moderate Muslims. These actions have destabilized the entire region and have created the largest terrorist…

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Aug 7, 2014

#TBT – House Acts on Border Crisis, Senate Heads Home


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It's irresponsible that the Senate would pack up and head home without working to address this crisis and approving our bill. Once again, while the House is at work, the “do-nothing” Senate continues to live up to its reputation.

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Aug 6, 2014

You Won’t Even Know These Obamacare Costs are Going Up Until You Get the Bill


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Rising premiums are bad enough, but combined with the lack of income verification, millions of individuals are receiving taxpayer-funded subsidies they are not qualified for. These recent costly failures are even more proof that Obamacare is a disaster.

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Aug 4, 2014

Kevin McCarthy: Coming together for water for our community


Our communities are running out of water and people’s livelihoods are on the line. Action is required, which is why I am pursuing all options – legislative and regulatory action. I will continue to work to get our local communities the water we so desperately need.

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Aug 3, 2014

California Plans Bullet Train Without More U.S. Aid


"I will do all that I can to ensure not one dollar of federal funding goes to boondoggles like California's high-speed rail," Mr. McCarthy said. "The government's handling of hard earned taxpayer dollars must be based on merit and facts, not upon a desired legacy."

Press Releases

Aug 1, 2014

America Continues to Stand With Israel


Today, the House approved legislation to provide Israel emergency funding to help replenish stocks of interceptors for its Iron Dome defense system. This bill will now be sent directly to President Obama’s desk.