Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) gives us his weekly view from Capitol Hill. In his own words:
"I want to thank the firefighters and law enforcement officials from Kern County and around the state who have been working to save lives and property from wildfires throughout our community recently. I was able to see our firefighting operation first-hand last Saturday in Tehachapi and have been in contact with Chief Dunn on the containment of the fires. I encourage everyone to continue to listen to the instructions of our local officials.