How About a War with Iran?

Thursday, 09 May 2019 Published in Blog, Latest posts

As history has shown, wartime presidents see vast improvements in their approval ratings, and with less than two years until the next presidential election, this president is still struggling to gain in popularity. While his demonization of immigrants continues to fire up his base, it’s failed to bring on many new pro-Trump converts. So naturally,

The Cost of Climate Change is Mounting

Monday, 08 April 2019 Published in Blog, Latest posts

The entire west coast is experiencing severe, record-breaking droughts, causing our forests to become susceptible to increasingly destructive wildfires. In Northern California, vast areas were devastated by the 2018 Camp Fire that engulfed the town of Paradise. The culprit for the flame-inducing conditions that enabled such widespread damage is climate change. These conditions included exceptional

I’m writing to you this month from home in California. I’m looking forward to spending the next month traveling around our area to hear from you directly about the issues that you care about. In the meantime, here’s an update on what I have been working on: As you may know, veterans issues are a

I believe the disturbing revelations of dysfunction in the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system can be an opportunity to transform that system into one that truly serves veterans, if we follow some simple recommendations:

Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) today announced that he had received a 100% score on this year’s National Immigration Scorecard, which is issued by a coalition of national Latino groups. The score is the highest that any member of Congress can get.

Over the past few weeks, I have continued to focus on the issues that matter to you, like honoring our veterans, improving public safety, and protecting our natural resources.

Just a few weeks ago, I sent a letter to President Obama asking him to create a new federal task force to address the economic challenges faced by communities in the San Joaquin Valley.

A few weeks ago, I was excited to file my reelection paperwork for California’s Ninth Congressional District.  With your help, I will keep fighting for what’s right for you, for our district, and for our country. I’ve been hard at work on the issues that matter, and I’ll be sending you email updates like this