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Aug 1, 2014

The Hill: Leader McCarthy to ratchet up assault on regs


"The Leader McCarthy era is under way, and with it a fresh assault on federal regulation... Newly minted Leader McCarthy signaled plans to renew focus on the effort in an op-ed penned for The Washington Post. "

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Aug 1, 2014

Kevin McCarthy: The House Will Work to Restore the American Dream


"Congress works for the American people, and if we are to lead, we must have the wisdom to listen. What we hear is anxiety. Americans have not lost faith in themselves, but they are losing faith in their government."

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Jul 31, 2014

Local Pastor Roger L. Spradlin Leads House In Opening Prayer


Washington, D.C. – This morning, Pastor Roger L. Spradlin of Valley Baptist Church in Bakersfield led the House chamber in the opening prayer. Pastor Spradlin has been at Valley Baptist since 1983, holds a Doctorate of Ministry, and has served as Chairman of the Board of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention. He has…

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Jul 30, 2014

The House Stands Behind Israel


Washington, D.C. – Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement on passage of today’s House resolution to condemn Hamas’s use of innocent civilians as human shields: “Every nation has the right to defend itself, and Israel is no different. Calls for both sides to exercise ‘restraint’ have done nothing to stop Hamas’s wanton…

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Jul 30, 2014

A Step Towards a 21st Century VA


Washington, D.C. – Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement on passage of the bicameral Veterans Administration (VA) agreement: “The Veterans Administration has failed in its responsibility to provide the health services promised to the men and women who have served our country selflessly and courageously. For years, this House has conducted oversight—including…

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Jul 30, 2014

Majority Leader-Elect Kevin McCarthy Announces New Staff


Washington D.C. – House Majority Leader-Elect Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement announcing the addition of Neil Bradley, Rob Borden, Robert Story Karem and Roger Mahan to the Majority Leader’s staff: Neil Bradley, Deputy Chief of Staff: Neil Bradley will serve as Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy as he did under Majority Leader…

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Jul 30, 2014

Californians Hit with Skyrocketing Premiums This Year


Health care premiums in California are “significantly higher than rate increases in the past,” according to the state’s Insurance Commissioner. Individual policies were between 22% and 88% more expensive in 2014, with factors including age, gender, location, and policy type affecting the exact premium cost. Some Californians are paying double what they paid last year.…

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Jul 29, 2014

Bringing Transparency to the Endangered Species Act


Washington, D.C. - Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement on passage of H.R. 4315, the 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act: “We must do our best to preserve and protect this land that God has given us, but we must do so in a way that balances the goals of environmental stewardship with…

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Jul 25, 2014

Put an End to Human Trafficking


Washington, D.C. – Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) released the following statement on passage of eight bills to fight human trafficking: “Human trafficking continues to exist as a modern-day form of slavery both nationally and internationally. Many of the victims are children from our own communities. In May, the House passed five bipartisan bills to strengthen…

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Jul 25, 2014

Letting Families Keep More in the Obama Economy


Washington, D.C. – Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on passage of H.R. 4935, the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act: “Year after year, prices for basic necessities are rising while wages have stagnated. Too many people are still jobless or working part-time jobs, earning much less than before the great recession. The ‘recovery’ has…