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Congressman Tom McClintock

Representing the 4th District of California

Press Releases

July 8, 2015 Press Release

Congressman McClintock is a co-author of H.R. 2898 (Valadao), the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015.  The legislation was approved by the House Natural Resources Committee on July 9th, 2015.  The bill next goes to the House floor.  Congressman McClintock delivered the following remarks in the House Natural Resources Committee in support of the measure:

June 12, 2015 Press Release
Trade means prosperity. In any trade, both sides go away with something of greater value to themselves – or the trade wouldn’t take place. More markets for American products mean more jobs and higher wages for American workers. More products entering our economy mean more consumer choices and lower prices.
June 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – An amendment authored by Congressman McClintock and a bi-partisan amendment co-authored with Congressman Jared Huffman have been adopted by the House of Representatives to H.R. 2685 - FY16 Department of Defense Appropriations Act. 

May 9, 2015 Press Release
Hi, I’m Congressman Tom McClintock from California. Right now, Congress is considering important legislation to help create more jobs and prosperity for the American people. It’s called ‘Trade Promotion Authority,’ and I’d like to visit with you about it.
May 8, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has selected Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) to deliver the Weekly Republican Address on Saturday, May 9, 2015.
May 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today adopted an amendment by Congressman Tom McClintock to forbid federal agencies from buying up scarce water during California’s catastrophic drought in order to release it into rivers to meet environmental requirements.  The amendment was subsequently adopted today as part of the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations Act.

April 29, 2015 Press Release
The them for the 4th Congressional District's 2015 Art Competition was "American Heritage."
Issues:
March 26, 2015 Press Release
During times of extreme and exceptional drought conditions the bill will suspend water releases by Federal and State agencies to adjust river water temperatures.
March 26, 2015 Press Release
The letter expresses support for the adjustments contained in the Bureau of Reclamation's Temporary Urgency Change Petition (TUCP) for New Melones operations in the 2015 water year. The TUCP aims to protect municipal, agriculture, recreation, power water supply, steelhead population, and preserve a least a modicum of water storage behind New Melones Dam for the remainder of the water year.
March 20, 2015 Press Release

Congressman McClintock is very troubled by pulse flows proposed by the Bureau of Reclamation from the New Melones Reservoir for environmental purposes.  As the reservoir is only one-quarter full – a dangerously low level for the start of the dry season, these flows threaten to deprive residents of Calaveras County of their drinking water supply.