Congress http://kvpr.org en Congressional Hopeful Amanda Renteria On Valley Edition http://kvpr.org/post/congressional-hopeful-amanda-renteria-valley-edition <p>Talk to political observers across the country and they’ll tell you one of the top Congressional races to watch in 2014 is in California’s 21st District. Republican David Valadao is seeking reelection to his second term representing a southern San Joaquin Valley district where Democrats hold a voter registration edge, and which went to President Obama back in 2012.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 20:01:49 +0000 Joe Moore 32600 at http://kvpr.org Congressional Hopeful Amanda Renteria On Valley Edition Valadao Calls On GOP Leadership To Address Immigration Reform http://kvpr.org/post/valadao-calls-gop-leadership-address-immigration-reform <p>Congressman David Valadao&nbsp;(R-Hanford) has renewed his call for the House to take up the issue of comprehensive immigration reform this year. He made his comments this week speaking on Valley&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Public Radio's Valley Edition.</span></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 00:21:17 +0000 Joe Moore 24088 at http://kvpr.org Valadao Calls On GOP Leadership To Address Immigration Reform Merced's Dennis Cardoza Resigns From Congress http://kvpr.org/post/merceds-dennis-cardoza-resigns-congress <p>Merced Democratic Congressman Dennis Cardoza announced his retirement today, effective Wednesday at midnight. Cardoza&nbsp;told the press that &quot;sensitive family needs&quot; prompted his resignation. Last October, he announced that he did not plan on seeking re-election. &nbsp;His seat in California&#39;s 18th Congressional district includes Merced, as well as portions of Modesto, &nbsp;Stockton, Madera and Fresno.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 18:41:34 +0000 Joe Moore 2252 at http://kvpr.org Merced's Dennis Cardoza Resigns From Congress