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Wednesday | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Feds propose phasing out older crude-oil train tank cars

The U.S. Department of Transportation proposed a two-year phase-out Wednesday of older railroad tank cars used to transport crude oil, which have been involved in serious derailments over the past year.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Indybay.org

Join the National Day of Action to End the Assault on Gaza & Lift the Blockade

Die-in to send a message to Senators Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein and Representative Doris Matsui: When you voted to support Israel's attacks on Gaza , you also voted for: -The murder of over 500 Palestinians: 75% civilians including over 110 children.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Israel, World News, Middle East

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Business Wire

CEA Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Wi-Fi Innovation Act

"Unlicensed spectrum is the fuel that powers innovation. The fact that these members of Congress reached across party lines and committee assignments is a clear recognition of our nation's growing demand for unlicensed spectrum and the vital role it plays in our economy.

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Related Topix: Consumer Electronics Association, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Anna Eshoo, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Intelligent Transportation Society of...

ITS America Statement on Latta-Issa-Eshoo-Matsui 5.9 GHz Spectrum Bill

Scott F. Belcher, President and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America , today released the following statement in response to the Wi-Fi Innovation Act introduced by U.S. Representatives Bob Latta , Darrell Issa , Anna Eshoo and Doris Matsui that would put pressure on the Federal Communications Commission to allow unlicensed ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Anna Eshoo, Democrat, Republican, Darrell Issa, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Daily Kos

November 2014 elections in California Part 1: Congress

While much of the country continues to wallow in primary election angst, California is done with that and forging ahead to the real game in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, George Radanovich, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Garamendi, Mike Thompson, Representative Jared Huffman, Democrat

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Roll Call

Praise and Criticism After FCC E-Rate Vote

Reactions to the Federal Communications Commission's Friday decision to approve a modified overhaul of a program that discounts telecommunications and Internet bills for schools and libraries ranged from praise to criticism of the process to calls for more money in the future.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US News, Wireless, Emerging Technology, US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 03, 2014

TheStreet.com

Vermont Vents at Billion-Dollar Telecom Mergers Charging Deals Will Ruin the Internet

At a "field" hearing earlier this week in Burlington, Vermont, Senator Patrick Leahy and Rep. Peter Welch, both from the Green Mountain state, gave local resident who may not easily make the trip to Washington a chance to weigh-in on the thorny topic 'net neutrality.'

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Personal Finance, Small Business, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento-based California Capital Financial Development Corp. gets key federal designation

U.S. Rep. Doris Matsui announced Wednesday that California Capital Financial Development Corp., the Sacramento-based nonprofit that provides loans, classes and mentoring to small-business owners throughout Northern California, has been designated as a federal Procurement Technical Assistance Center.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Patch.com

Garamendi, Others Voice Safety Concerns of Crude Oil Shipped by Rail...

News from the office of Congressman John Garamendi: Today, Congressman John Garamendi , a Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, joined his Northern California colleagues Representatives Doris Matsui , George Miller , and Mike Thompson in sending a letter to Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx expressing concern ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, George Miller, Mike Thompson, Suisun City, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Capitol Alert: Matsui, California colleagues ask DOT to step up oil train safety

Rep. Doris Matsui , D-Sacramento, and three of her House colleagues from Northern California asked the U.S. Department of Transportation Tuesday to tighten regulations on crude oil transportation by rail before those shipments dramatically expand in the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mike Thompson, California, Sacramento, CA, Fairfield, CA

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Switched

A Bill of Rights for the Online World

This week, Americans will gather with friends and family at barbecues, parades, and parties to celebrate the vision that our founders put in motion over 200 years ago.

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