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VIDEO: Sam Farr: 20 Years of Accomplishments

Video image: Sam Farr: Twenty years of accomplishments

It's an amazing list, but we somehow fit Sam's 20 years of accomplishments into a few minutes of video. See it all here!

9/29/2016 - Farr Improves Access To Therapists for Veterans Nationwide & Secures $21.5 Million for Fort Hunter Liggett

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Sam Farr (D-Calif.) is pleased to announce that he secured a change in federal rules to improve access to licensed marriage and family therapists for Veterans and $21.5 million for an emergency services center at Fort Hunter Liggett (FHL). The federal funding for FHL and rule change were included in the Military Construction and Veterans’ Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2017, which was signed into law by President Obama today.

9/27/2016 - Farr Announces $27.5 Million For Central Coast Colleges and Universities

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Sam Farr (D-Calif.) announced that the U.S. Department of Education awarded Hartnell College, UCSC, CSUMB, Cabrillo College and Gavilan College $27,554,365 over five years. The federal grants will allow these institutions to improve and expand STEM programs serving Hispanic and low-income students.

9/23/2016 - Congressman Farr To Join Secretary Kerry For Colombian Peace Deal Signing

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Sam Farr (D-Calif.) announced that he will be traveling with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Cartagena, Colombia for the signing of the peace accord between the Colombian government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

9/15/2016 - Congressmen Sam Farr & Ted Poe Introduce Bill to Strengthen Peace Corps

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Sam Farr (D-CA) and Ted Poe (R-TX) introduced the bipartisan Sam Farr Peace Corps Enhancement Act (H.R. 6037) to improve the health, safety and wellbeing of current and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

9/12/2016 - Monterey County Receives $1.3 Million For Agriculture Conservation

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Sam Farr (D-Calif.) announced that the Resource Conservation District of Monterey County (RCD) was awarded $1,300,695 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

This federal grant will fund model cooperatives of Monterey County farmers in two small watersheds in the Lower Salinas Valley to protect surface water quality with collaborative water and nutrient conservation practices.

9/8/2016 - Farr Secures $8 Million For MST

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Sam Farr (D-Calif.) announced that Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) received two federal grants totaling $7,967,612 from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The funds will be used to construct a maintenance facility in King City, purchase new full-size buses for long distance routes and for employee training.