News

Oct 22, 2014

McCarthy lays out agenda for next Congress

In a memo sent to House Republicans Wednesday, McCarthy said that “restoring competence in government” will be a major focus of the GOP in the 114th Congress, which begins in January. “The inability of the government to accomplish its most basic tasks has eroded the public’s trust in government, as polls have repeatedly shown,” McCarthy said.
Oct 14, 2014

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

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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.
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 17, 2014

AP: House Passes Bills Highlighting IRS Controversy

“Today, the House passed three bills to impose reform on the IRS,” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said in a statement.
Sep 15, 2014

The Hill: Week ahead: House GOP prepares barrage of energy votes

“We must enact policies that encourage an American energy revolution,” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said in a memo to House Republicans earlier this month.

Sep 5, 2014

The Hill: McCarthy plans fall offensive on federal regs

McCarthy’s floor agenda for the month, unveiled Thursday afternoon, is chock-full of measures designed to clamp down on what Republicans view as an era of overzealous regulation in Washington.
Sep 4, 2014

The Hill: House to vote again on energy bills

“With gas prices still hovering near $3.50 per gallon and energy costs siphoning too much out of families’ paychecks, we must enact policies that encourage an American energy revolution,” McCarthy said in a Thursday memo to House Republicans.
Sep 2, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Field Poll: Obama’s popularity dives to record low in California

President Barack Obama’s approval ratings have fallen to a record low in California, with nearly as many voters now disapproving of the job Obama is doing as approving.
Aug 29, 2014

Kern Golden Empire: Local veteran presented with five medals by Congressman Kevin McCarthy

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During the Honor Flight fundraising event today, one local veteran was presented with five medals by Congressman Kevin McCarthy that earned during his service in WWII.
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.