Statement on the 2018 Election Results

Thursday, 08 November 2018 Published in 2018, Press Release

Stockton, CA – In response to the results of the 2018 mid-term elections, Jerry McNerney issued the following statement: “This election, Americans voted to reject the harmful policies of the Republican-controlled Congress and to put a check on the president, who has ruled the past two years through fear and intimidation. Under Democratic leadership, the

It’s hard for many people to focus on long-term and forward-thinking policies when  emotions are running so high, but there are several issues that require our urgent attention. While some of these issues are complex and aren’t at the forefront of everyone’s minds, they directly impact all of us and it’s crucial that we address

America’s Future: Conflict or Compromise

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 Published in 2018, Blog

America is on the road of increasing internal conflict centered around our partisan divide. There are many contributing factors that feed into the escalation of this partisan rhetoric and division. Every day we’re subjected to a barrage of commentary from a 24-hour news cycle that won’t let us forget about our divisions, and where, in

(Stockton, CA) – In response to securing a place on the ballot in the November election, Jerry McNerney issued the following statement: Thank you to my family and supporters, my campaign staff and to all the voters in the 9th Congressional District. This victory would truly not have been possible without you. I’ve had the

Work across party lines to improve the ACA

Monday, 27 March 2017 Published in 2018, Blog

For seven years, the Republicans have done everything they could to make the ACA fail. But in states that have embraced the ACA, such as California, the ACA has been a big success. Since the Republican health care legislation has failed, the Republican Party will continue to do everything it can to make the ACA

Week of March 20 – March 24

Thursday, 23 March 2017 Published in 2018, Blog, Campaign

The big legislative issue this week is the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Their replacement plan is fatally flawed. It will throw our health care system into chaos. Literally millions of people will lose health care coverage, which will cause a sharp rise in preventable acute and life-threatening illnesses. Many

Trump’s Address to Congress

Friday, 03 March 2017 Published in 2018, Blog

President Trump managed to deliver an address on Tuesday night to a joint session of congress that avoided outrageous accusations or rants, and was therefore considered a big success by his supporters. The bottom line is that Trump’s speech laid out no new policies, and just reiterated his campaign promises to make his base feel good. The

Yesterday, the Subcommittees on the Environment and Oversight of the Science Committee held a hearing on the social cost of carbon, SCC, a measure of how much a ton of carbon burdens the economy through climate change impacts. The SCC is used to determine the regulatory measures of controlling carbon emissions. The hearing was like

Support Science

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 Published in 2018, Blog

America leads by innovation. I don’t need to tell you how much science and innovation have helped make America the great country that it is, but I do want to mention Thomas Edison and the Wright brothers. That trend has continued right up to today with the amazing achievements of Silicon Valley and other tech