Sep 5, 2014
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
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.
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.
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."
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. "
Jul 23, 2014
McCarthy in USA Today: Our veterans deserve a modern VA
In the 1930s, people suffered through the summer with electric fans. Today, we have central air conditioning. In the 1930s, news came via radio and the morning newspaper. Now, we hear about worldwide events instantaneously with alerts on our smartphones. In the 1930s, the VA processed paper disability claims. Today, it does the same.