Biography

Congressman Tom McClintock

Congressman Tom McClintock was elected in November 2008 to represent the 4th Congressional District in the United States Congress.

During 22 years in the California State Legislature, and as a candidate for governor in California’s historic recall election, Tom McClintock has become one of the most recognizable political leaders in California.

First elected to the California Assembly at the age of 26, McClintock quickly distinguished himself as an expert in parliamentary procedure and fiscal policy. He served in the Assembly from 1982 to 1992 and again from 1996 to 2000. During these years, he authored California’s current lethal injection death penalty law, spearheaded the campaign to rebate $1.1 billion in tax over-collections to the people of California, and became the driving force in the legislature to abolish the car tax. He has proposed hundreds of specific reforms to streamline state government and reduce state spending.

In 2000, McClintock was elected to the California State Senate, where he developed innovative budget solutions such as the Bureaucracy Reduction and Closure Commission and performance-based budgeting, and advocated for restoring California’s public works.

From 1992-1994, McClintock served as Director of the Center for the California Taxpayer, a project of the National Tax Limitation Foundation. In 1995, he was named Director of Economic and Regulatory Affairs for the Claremont Institute’s Golden State Center for Policy Studies, a position he held until his return to the Assembly in 1996. In that capacity, he wrote and lectured extensively on state fiscal policy, privatization, bureaucratic reform and governmental streamlining.

McClintock’s commentaries on California public policy have appeared in every major newspaper in California and he is a frequent guest on radio and television broadcasts across the nation. Numerous taxpayer associations have honored him for his leadership on state budget issues.

McClintock has twice received the Republican nomination for the office of State Controller, narrowly missing election in 2002 by the closest margin in California history – 23/100ths of one percent of the votes cast.

McClintock is the Chairman of the Water and Power Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee, and is a member of the Budget Committee and the Natural Resources Committee.   He is also a member of the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.

Tom McClintock and his wife, Lori, have two children, Justin and Shannah.

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Staff Satellite Office Hours

Office staff members are available to assist constituents with problems or concerns at satellite office locations held throughout the district.  Anyone wishing to discuss an issue of federal concern is invited to attend one of these satellite office sessions and speak with a member of staff.  For more information, or to reach staff, please call the district office at 916-786-5560.
  
Staff Satellite Office Hours:
 
Amador County 
 
Jackson
Tuesday, September 23rd
9:30 am-11:30 am
Conference Room D
County Administration Center
810 Court Street
 
Calaveras County
 
San Andreas
Tuesday, September 9th
9:30 am-11:30 am
Calaveras County Water Agency Conference Room
120 Toma Court
 
El Dorado County
 
Camino
Wednesday, September 24th
12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Camino Pollock Pines Chamber of Commerce
4123 Carson Road
 
El Dorado Hills
Wednesday, September 24th
9:00 am-11:00 am
El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce
2085 Vine Street, #105
 
Fresno County 
 
Auberry
Thursday, September 25th
12:00 pm-1:30 pm
The Auberry Library
33049 Auberry Rd
 
Madera County 
 
Oakhurst
Thursday, September 11th
11:30 am-1:00 pm
Yosemite Visitor Bureau Conference Room
40637 Highway 41
 
Coarsegold
Thursday, September 4th
3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Yosemite Lakes Park Clubhouse
30250 Yosemite Springs Parkway
 
Mariposa County
 
Mariposa
Tuesday, September 23rd
8:30 am-10:00 am
Mariposa County Library
Conference Room
4978 10th Street
 
Nevada County 
 
Truckee
Thursday, September 18th
10:00 am-11:30 am
Truckee Town Hall
Council Chambers
10183 Truckee Airport Road
 
Placer County
 
Auburn
Wednesday, September 10th 
9:00 am-11:00 am
Auburn City Hall
Room #10
1225 Lincoln Way
 
Lincoln
Wednesday, September 10th 
3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Lincoln City Hall
600 6th Street
 
Rocklin
Tuesday, September 23rd
3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Rocklin City Hall
3970 Rocklin Rd
 
Foresthill
Thursday, September 25th 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Foresthill Veteran’s Memorial Hall
24600 Harrison Street
 
Loomis
Tuesday, September 30th
Loomis Town Hall/Conference Room
10:00 am-12:00 pm
3665 Taylor Road
 
Tuolumne County
 
Sonora
Tuesday, September 9th
1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Small Business Center Conference Room
99 N Washington St
 
  
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