Jerry McNerney

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FHFA Urged to Follow Promise of Reconsideration


Homeowners with Government-Sponsored Mortgages not eligible to Reduce Homeowners Negative Equity – yet.

WASHINGTON, D. C. – Earlier this month, a $25 billion settlement was announced for 49 states to help former and current homeowners who have struggled in the wake of the foreclosure crisis, including California. Although five major banks—Bank of America, Wells Fargo, J.P. Morgan Chase, Ally Financial, and Citigroup—are participating in the settlement, homeowners with loans secured by Government-Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) are not eligible for that assistance. The GSEs, including Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, own or secure approximately 60 percent of the mortgages in the country.

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Telephone Town Hall Covers Issues Such as Medicare


Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) announced that he will hold a telephone town hall to discuss Medicare and other issues of importance to residents of the 11th Congressional District (parts of San Joaquin, Alameda, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara counties). The telephone town hall will take place on Tuesday, June 21st from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST.

Residents from cities throughout the 11th Congressional District will be contacted by phone and, if they choose to participate, will join an hour-long telephone town hall meeting during which they will be able to ask questions of Rep. McNerney. Residents of the 11th Congressional District can also contact one of Rep. McNerney’s offices to sign up in advance for the telephone town hall.

Rep. McNerney’s Stockton office can be reached at 209-476-8552 and the Pleasanton office at 925-737-0727. Members of the press who are interested in joining the telephone town hall should contact Sarah Hersh via email at sarah.hersh@mail.house.gov.

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Information Provided by the Office of Congressman Jerry McNerney

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MCNERNEY FIGHTS AGAINST POLLUTION


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Office of Congressman McNerney Via Bilingual Weekly
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) offered two amendments on the floor of the House of Representatives in the last two days aimed at combating initiatives to lower air quality and harm the environment.  Language authored by Rep. McNerney would amend H.R. 910, legislation offered by House Republicans that prohibits the EPA from taking action to control greenhouse gas emissionsContinue reading

Afghanistan Anti-War Resolution Fails


Bilingual Weekly

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA)  today issued support statements with regards to House Concurrent Resolution 28 (HCR-28): the Afghanistan War Powers Resolution.  HCR 28, would have directed the President to remove the U.S. Armed Forces from Afghanistan by the end of this year.  The Resolution was considered by the House of Representatives during the March 17, 2011 session, and defeated by a floor vote of 321 to 93.  Continue reading

McNerney scores 100% on environment


Washington, D.C

U.S. Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) announced today that he received a 100 percent score in 2010 from the League of Conservation Voters (LCV), which evaluates the voting record of Members of Congress on environmental, public health and energy issues. Continue reading

House votes to de-fund Planned Parenthood


Washington, DC / Bilingual Weekly

Pro-life activists are celebrating all over the nation as the Republican-dominated U.S. House of Representatives voted to sanction the end of Planned Parenthood —whom they describe as “the country’s No.1 abortion provider,” by de-funding it. Continue reading

McNerney advocates for Stockton USPS workers


Postal workers and community attend the open forum conducted by the USPS in Stockton on January 21, 2011 regarding the Stockton Center's closing.

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Today, February 7, 2011, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) came out in defense of Stockton postal workers that —very likely— will be forced to move or commute to Sacramento. Continue reading

Despite fears, McNerney resumes open meetings


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Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Democratic U.S. Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) today announced that —despite fears brought by the January 8, 2011, Arizona shooting— he will hold a Congress at Your Corner in town. Continue reading

Congressional Internship Available


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Stockton, C.A. – Students interested in civics and government who want hands-on experience in a congressional office are invited to apply for an internship with Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) for positions available in his Stockton and Pleasanton offices. Continue reading

DREAM Act passes the House


Senate outlook less promising

Stockton Vigil for DREAM Act

Stockton CA / Bilingual Weekly

Congress narrowly passed the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2010 —better known as the DREAM Act. Continue reading

SJ count is in and McNerney is it


Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

On November 10, 2010 —eight days after the Midterm Elections and over 1600 votes ahead— Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) declared himself reelected, reasoning there was no way challenger David Harmer could break the difference with the reminding uncounted ballots. Yet the Republican candidate wasn’t ready to concede. Continue reading

It seems McNerney made it!


Harmer says it’s not over yet

McNerney (l) Harmer (r)

Pleasanton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Congressman Jerry McNerney has declared victory, but his Republican challenger David Harmer has not only said it’s not over, but has also commenced a campaign to pay for a likely recount once the final numbers are in. Continue reading

Opinion: David vs. Goliath… and the Constitution


By Thomas A Benigno / Former Elected Republican Committee Member

On October 23rd I went to the 11th Congressional district forum in Tracy at the Monte Vista middle school, where the incumbent, Jerry Mc Nerney, David Harmer & David Christensen, all candidates for the 11th congressional district squared off to see who the best person for the job was. Continue reading

Opinion:McNerney confident voters will see through rhetoric


Congressman McNerney shakes hands with supporters before the debate with opponent David Harmer on Saturday October 23, 2010 at Monte Vista High School in Tracy.

Tracy, CA / Bilingual Weekly

The Tracy Press’ Jerry McNerney-David Harmer debate on Saturday, October 23 was, to say the least, lively. Continue reading

Opinion:Harmer harmed, will harm Latinos


By Dolores Huerta. co-founder of the UFW
Special to Bilingual Weekly

Sadly, the economy is still tough here in San Joaquin County.  We all know far too many people who lost their homes or got laid off through no fault of their own. Continue reading

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