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Orange County Hearing for Newberry Springs SVP Placement
November 23, 2021

The community of Newberry Springs is celebrating this evening as an Orange County court returns a verdict that sexually violent predator Lawtis Rhoden will not be placed in Newberry Springs. California’s 8th District has faced a long battle against the placement of the sexually violent predator in the area, with U.S.

Issues:Law & Order
Rep. Obernolte holds press conference calling for CBO score of reconciliation prior to vote
November 19, 2021

U.S. Congressman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) voted no on the massive social spending bill on Friday morning after the non-partisan score from the Congressional Budget Office proved that the bill would add hundreds of billions of dollars to the federal deficit despite White House claims to the contrary.

California Highway Patrol Awardees and Colleagues at Everyday Heroes
November 17, 2021

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jay Obernolte (R-CA) held his annual Everyday Heroes event on Monday, November 8, to celebrate the work of California’s 8th District law enforcement, fire, and EMS personnel.

Issues:Law & Order
Fort Irwin Middle School
November 2, 2021

U.S. Congressman Jay Obernolte (R-Hesperia) has cosponsored H.R. 5255, the Advancing Toward Impact Aid Full Funding Act, to ensure public schools impacted by federal activity, including schools on or near military bases, on reservation land, or near national parks and federal lands, receive the full funding to which they’re entitled.

United States Flag Flown Over Capitol
November 1, 2021

This week the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill cosponsored by Rep. Jay Obernolte (R-CA) to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 U.S. military servicemembers who were killed in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021.

Rep. Obernolte in committee hearing
October 15, 2021

U.S. Congressman Jay Obernolte (R- Hesperia) has been awarded a position on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Energy.

Rep. Obernolte supports NSF For the Future Act on House floor
October 4, 2021

U.S. Congressman Jay Obernolte’s (R-Hesperia) bill to establish career pathways in computer science within the federal government passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday – the first legislation introduced by Rep. Obernolte to pass as a stand-alone bill. The Federal Career Opportunities in Computer Science Work Act, H.R.

Joshua Tree National Park
September 27, 2021

U.S. Congressman Jay Obernolte (R- Hesperia) introduced H.R.  5355, the Desert Community Lands Act, on Thursday to convey a total of approximately 8,200 surface acres of land owned by the U.S.