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» Tuesday, November 7
CONGRESSMAN LEWIS CELEBRATES OPENING OF SAFER FORT IRWIN ROAD
It is with great pride, and a certain amount of relief, that I join today in dedicating the new and definitely improved Fort Irwin Road . This project has tested the patience and perseverance of everyone involved, and I want to congratulate both San Bernardino County and the Army for sticking to it and getting the job done. Read More...

» Thursday, October 26
LEWIS, BONO CALL FOR FULL FEDERAL INVESTIGATION OF POSSIBLE ARSON FIRE THAT KILLED FOREST SERVICE FIREFIGHTERS
WASHINGTON – Congressman Jerry Lewis and Congresswoman Mary Bono expressed grief and anger over the loss of four U.S. Forest Service firefighters who were killed while fighting a Riverside County wildfire that apparently was started by an arsonist. The lawmakers called for the full support of federal agencies to help in the investigation of the tragic incident.  Read More...

» Friday, September 29
CONGRESS APPROVES $65.6 MILLION IN UPGRADES FOR 29 PALMS MARINE CORPS TRAINING CENTER
WASHINGTON – The House and Senate have approved $65 million in projects requested by Congressman Jerry Lewis for the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms as part of the final $447 billion Fiscal Year 2007 spending bill for the Department of Defense, Lewis said Friday. The funding will help speed development of an expanded urban warfare center at the Mojave Desert base, Lewis said.
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» Friday, September 29
$21.3 BILLION FOR BORDER PROTECTION IN HOMELAND SECURITY SPENDING BILL APPROVED BY CONGRESS
WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives and the Senate gave final approval Friday to a Department of Homeland Security spending bill that includes $21.3 billion for border protection and immigration enforcement for the coming year, including $1.2 billion for border fencing and other barriers to illegal entry, Congressman Jerry Lewis announced. Approval of the bill in both chambers was nearly unanimous.  Read More...

» Friday, August 11
CONGRESSMAN JERRY LEWIS STATEMENT ON BREAKUP OF TERROR PLOT IN BRITAIN
WASHINGTON – Congressman Jerry Lewis issued the following statement regarding the breakup by British police of a terrorist plot to blow up airliners headed to the United States :

          “The discovery of an apparently well-organized Islamic terrorist group in Great Britain is a chilling reminder that these enemies of America and its freedoms are not confined to the Middle East . We should be grateful that British authorities were carefully watching the potential terrorists in their midst and stopped this horrific plan before it could be put into action. Read More...

» Friday, July 7
CONGRESSMAN JERRY LEWIS CONGRATULATES 2006 CONGRESSIONAL ART CONTEST WINNER KATI WARFIELD OF NEEDLES HIGH SCHOOL


 

» Thursday, May 11
CONGRESSMAN JERRY LEWIS STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO LOS ANGELES TIMES ALLEGATIONS
WASHINGTON – Congressman Jerry Lewis issued the following statement on Los Angeles Times allegations of a Justice Department investigation:  Read More...

» Friday, April 28
CONGRESSMAN JERRY LEWIS APPLAUDS ENROLLMENT OF 3.3 MILLION CALIFORNIA SENIORS IN MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE
WASHINGTON - Congressman Jerry Lewis hailed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recent announcement that more than 80 percent of eligible California Medicare beneficiaries, 3.3 million, are now receiving prescription drug coverage. Enrollment of local seniors in the 41st Congressional district, represented by Lewis, has reached 84 percent.  Read More...