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Calvert Leads Effort to Facilitate Ontario Airport Transfer

January 14, 2016

By Liset Marquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Future passengers at L.A./Ontario International Airport may help pay off the cost for the two terminals.

Los Angeles officials made reimbursement of the $120 million spent to build the terminals in the late 1990s a condition of returning the airport to local ownership. Ontario agreed to do so as part of the deal announced last July. But federal law currently prohibits the transfer of so-called passenger facility charges between airports.

Calvert legislation would add requirements for Syrian, Iraqi refugees

December 28, 2015

By Ripon Advance News Service

The Secure Accountability for Emigres and Refugees (SAFER) Act was recently introduced by U.S. Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA) to add requirements to the Syrian and Iraqi refugee security vetting process.

The legislation – H.R. 4291 – builds upon the SAFE Act (H.R. 4038), passed by the House on Nov. 19. Security agencies are empowered by the SAFE Act to set strict requirements for entry as refugees. It also halts such admissions until standards are set.

Ken Calvert Re-Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives

November 5, 2014

Today, Ken Calvert was re-elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in California’s 42nd District.  Rep. Calvert released the following statement:


Congressman Calvert calls for termination of LA airport official

October 2, 2014

By Liset Marquez

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Congressman Ken Calvert, R-Corona, has sent a letter to the director of the Federal Aviation Administration calling for the termination of a high-ranking Los Angeles World Airports official.

On Wednesday, the fallout continued following the revelation of controversial statements made by Steve Martin, LAWA’s chief operating officer. The criticism stems from the “inbred Inland Empire” comment Martin made in an email correspondence.

The Press Enterprise Endorses Ken Calvert

August 6, 2014

When it comes to the representation of the 42nd District, voters would do well to send the more like-minded Mr. Calvert back to Congress for another term.

Rep. Calvert Statement on Primary Election Results

June 4, 2014
Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (R-Corona) issued the following statement in response to receiving the most votes of any candidate in the 42nd Congressional District Primary Election:

Calvert Op-Ed: State still thirsting for water solutions

April 2, 2014

From the April 2nd, 2014 Press Enterprise

State still thirsting for water solutions

By Ken Calvert

Despite recent storms, California continues to be in the midst of a significant drought. In fact, despite above average rain and snow in February, most of California has received only about half of normal precipitation levels this winter, and recent measurements reveal snowpack levels less than one-third of normal.

Calvert Bill Named “Least Expensive Bill of the Week”

March 27, 2014


Least Expensive Bill of the Week

The Bill: H.R. 4257, a bill to provide for a limitation on the number of civilian employees at the Department of Defense, and for other purposes

Calvert Op-Ed: A Serious Budget

April 11, 2013

By Ken Calvert

As printed in The Press Enterprise on April 10, 2013

Americans are understandably frustrated by the inability of the people they send to Washington, D.C., to produce serious solutions to the many challenges we face as a country.

I serve on the Budget Committee in the House of Representatives and have recently worked with our committee Chairman, Paul Ryan, to produce a federal budget that reduces deficits by $4.6 trillion and is a real plan to balance the budget in 10 years.

New medal’s status angers Inland veterans

March 13, 2013

“Our country has a proud history of honoring our heroes and, in doing so, we place an emphasis on recognizing service members whose actions place themselves in harm’s way for the benefit of our nation and their fellow soldiers,” Calvert said.

By Jeff Horseman and Mark Muckenfuss

The Press Enterprise

Vietnam veteran Marcelo Gonzalez is so upset about how the Pentagon plans to honor top drone pilots and other remote warriors that it brings him to tears.

design by Mat Masoni for Inksaint and Apolit.



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