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Congressman Tom McClintock

Representing the 4th District of California

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June 17, 2009 Press Release

Editor; Roseville Press Tribune:

The Roseville Press Tribune recently published an article by Jon Brines that quotes a local official accusing me of hypocrisy for proposing critically needed highway projects in the district for inclusion in the annual transportation authorization bill after taking a strong stand against “earmarks.”

June 12, 2009 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington, D.C.  June 12, 2009.  M. Speaker:  Many years ago, author and commentator Bruce Herschensohn made this point.   He said, for every pleasure in life, there is a corresponding risk. 

 I think that’s a universal truth: For every pleasure in life, there is a corresponding risk.

June 11, 2009 Speeches

Tough Love for California.  House Chamber, Washington, D.C.  June 11, 2009  M. Speaker:  Gov. Schwarzenegger of my home state of California has called for the federal government to underwrite as much as $15 billion of Revenue Anticipation Notes that the state has to issue to avoid insolvency.

June 11, 2009 Press Release

Today’s closure of the Camino mill is one more blow to hard-working middle class Californians. At a time when government is spending unprecedented amounts of money it doesn’t have and taking over industry after industry, private sector jobs are disappearing.

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June 10, 2009 Press Release

House Chamber, Washington, D.C. June 10, 2009.  M Speaker:

I rise today to honor Deputy Shawn Webb of the Plumas County Sheriff’s Department.

The entire Sheriff’s Department, joined by the people of Plumas County, are rallying behind this remarkable young man and his family as he battles a difficult illness.

June 8, 2009 Columns

By Sen. David Vitter and Rep. Tom McClintock  Imagine working at a company that treats every employee exactly the same, irrespective of their individual effort. No matter how hard you work or how much your co-workers slack off, you get exactly the same pay. For millions of people, America's outdated labor laws and one-size-fits-all collective-bargaining agreements make this a reality.

June 4, 2009 Press Release

Representative Tom McClintock presented certificates to the winners of the Fourth Congressional District Congressional Arts Competition in Placerville May 29.  Eric Harrod, a senior at South Tahoe High School, was awarded first place with his entry, “Kokanee Salmon”. 

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June 4, 2009 Press Release

June 4, 2009

Contact: Joel DiGrado (202) 224-4623
Jennifer Cressy (202) 503-7930

June 3, 2009 Columns

By Tom McClintock  Winston Churchill once said, “Americans can always be counted on to do the right thing…after they have exhausted all other possibilities.”  California’s leaders are now putting that maxim to the ultimate test.

May 23, 2009 Speeches

House Chamber, Washington, D.C. May 19, 2009.  Mr. Speaker:  I rise today with the sad duty of recognizing the death in combat of Army Specialist Jeremiah P. McCleery, age 24, of Portola, California.

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