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McKeon Did Not Submit Bill For Cemex

Santa Clarita Valley officials expressed frustration Thursday at Congressman Howard Buck McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, for his failure to include a Cemex bill in the National Defense Authorization Act.

Congress voted Thursday to pass the National Defense Authorization Act without a Cemex bill, despite efforts by Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste and future SCV congressman, state Sen. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, said Thursday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Congressman-elect Steve Knight, who’s set to take McKeon’s place in January, said he made efforts to try ...

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McKeon Honors Santa Clarita Students Headed To Military Academies

McKeon Honors Santa Clarita Students Headed To Military Academies

Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, hosted a luncheon recently at College of the Canyons for 10 high school students from the 25th Congressional District appointed to U.S. military service academies and preparatory schools. Each year, members of Congress submit nominations of students from their districts for admissions to one of the four service academies - the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, N.Y. There were 10 students from the 25th Congressional District who have been offered appointments to the four U.S. Service Academies.

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Congressman McKeon Awards Local College Student With Congressional Medal

Congressman McKeon Awards Local College Student With Congressional Medal

 Today, Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon, awarded local Santa Clarita resident Derek Faraldo the Bronze Congressional Medal for his participation in The Congressional Award Program. Congressmen Buck McKeon presented the medal to Derek in his Washington, D.C. office. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “The Congressional Medal awards young people who show ...

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Congressman McKeon Decries Military Spending Cuts

Congressman McKeon Decries Military Spending Cuts

Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, hosted a news conference Friday to discuss the impact of sequestration cuts, as President Barack Obama huddled Friday with congressional leaders at the White House. While Obama looked to rally support ahead of the inevitable cuts, McKeon decried the impact of hundreds of millions of dollars in cuts to our armed forces, as the ...

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House Committee Issues Response To Hearings On Lackland Scandal

House Committee Issues Response To Hearings On Lackland Scandal

Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, listened to testimony that revealed a culture of covering up that needs to be stopped, during a hearing the House Armed Services Committee held this week, a committee official said Thursday.  “Our hearings are always designed to inform (the committee’s) legislation,” said Claude Chafin, spokesman for the House Armed Services Committee, discussing the purpose ...

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