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Congressman Tom McClintock

Representing the 4th District of California


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June 24, 2011 Press Release

The Bee’s latest editorial on water accuses me of “promoting” a “water grab.”  The Bee was well aware that as Chairman of the Sub-Committee on Water and Power, I intervened to stop the bill in question (H.R.

June 24, 2011 Speeches

Congressman Tom McClintock today made the following remarks on the House Floor in opposition to HR 2278 relating to Libya.

 In Opposition to HR 2278

Mr. Speaker:

This bill purports to cut off funding for combat in Libya.  In doing so, it simply forbids what the Constitution already forbids: the waging of war without explicit congressional authorization. 

June 23, 2011 Press Release

Congressman McClintock will conduct a town hall meeting in Grass Valley on Thursday, June 30th at 6:00 PM.  The meeting will be held at Higgins Lions Community Center, 22490 East Hacienda Drive, Grass Valley.

June 22, 2011 Speeches

Congressman McClintock questioning witnesses at a National Parks, Forests and Public Lands Subcommittee oversight hearing about the importance of forest access by the public, June 22, 2011.

June 3, 2011 Speeches

M. Speaker:  Lets be clear: without prior Congressional authorization, under the War Powers Act, the President may only commit armed forces to hostilities for sixty days if there is a direct attack upon the United States, its territories or possessions or its armed forces. 

June 2, 2011 Press Release

Congressman Tom McClintock will conduct a town hall meeting in Georgetown, Thursday, June 9, at 6 PM.  The meeting will be held in the International Order of Odd Fellows Hall, 6240 Main Street, Georgetown.

June 2, 2011 Speeches

House Water and Power Subcommittee, Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1837, “The San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act".  Statement by Subcommittee Chairman Tom McClintock.   

June 2, 2011

May 24, 2011 Press Release

Six outstanding art students garnered top awards in the Congressional Art Competition -- An Artistic Discovery -- a high school arts contest sponsored by Members of Congress.   The competition was open to all high school students within California’s Fourth Congressional District.  The winners are:

May 24, 2011 Speeches

Opening Statement by Congressman Tom McClintock, Chairman, House Water and Power Subcommittee.  Joint Water and Power and Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee Oversight Hearing on “Protecting Long-Term Tribal Energy Jobs and Keeping Arizona Water and Power Costs Affordable: The Current and Future Role of the Navajo Generating Station”

May 24, 2011

May 20, 2011 Speeches

Orange County Water Summit, Anaheim, California.  May 20, 2011

  A generation ago, the principal objective of our federal water and power policy could be summed up in a word: Abundance. 

It was an era when vast reservoirs produced a cornucopia of clean and plentiful water and power on a scale so vast that many communities didn’t even bother metering the stuff.