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Government / Politics

Farr announces grants to aid STEM programs at junior colleges

Gavilan College will receive $947,491 each year for five years

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Government / Politics

Central Coast receives millions for veterans’ services

Funding recipients include housing resource center, homeless services, Goodwill Industries and Vietnam Veterans of California, Inc.

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Government / Politics

Farr accepting applications for nominations to service academies

Candidates must be at least 17 years old but not older than 23 as of July 1, 2016. They must live in the 20th Congressional District.


Business / Economy

Hollister company lands $9.75 million Air Force contract

Pacific Scientific will manufacture an emergency escape system for military airplanes

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Government / Politics

Bill to re-open Clear Creek moves forward

If enacted, the Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act would direct the BLM to reopen the 75,000 acre Clear Creak Management Area in San Benito and Fresno counties for public recreational use

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Business / Economy

Farr’s bill would remove barriers for marijuana research

Central Coast Congressman says 'it's time for Congress to reexamine federal policy'

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Art & Culture

Local high school senior takes third in Congressional Art Competition

Kayla Ramirez's image of a farm worker earned third place in Congressman Sam Farr's district art contest and will be displayed in his Salinas office

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Government / Politics

Farr will attend, not support Netanyahu speech

Central Coast congressman calls speech a 'politically-motivated' campaign event

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Business / Economy

Farr hopes legislation will loosen restrictions on Clear Creek access

Naturally-occurring asbestos has forced continued closure of popular off-roading area in southern San Benito County

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Government / Politics

Farr’s take on the State of the Union Address

Local Congressman weighs in on President Obama's speech


Business / Economy

Regional Legislative Summit to be hosted Friday in Gilroy

A panel of federal, state and local elected officials will speak on regional challenges and opportunities at the event on Friday, April 25 from 11:00AM to 1:30PM at the Hilton Garden Inn, Gilroy


Government / Politics

President Obama signs California Medicare fix

President Obama has signed a bill, carried by Rep. Sam Farr to permanently fix the underpayment by Medicare to local doctors.