4 hrs ago
School in session as congressmen, House staff attend digital class on the Hill
The National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training turned the House of Representatives' Education and the Workforce Committee Room into four digital classrooms yesterday to demonstrate how education technology is transforming the way teachers' teach and students' learn.
8 hrs ago
40th Assembly District: Rancho Cucamonga councilman enters race
Marc Steinworth, a Republican, announced his candidacy last week. Already he's received endorsements from San Bernardino County Supervisor Janice Rutherford, Rep. Gary Miller, R-Rancho Cucamonga and the Inland Empire Taxpayers Association.
9 hrs ago
The Huffington Post
Deal or No Deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Congress Weighs in
The U.S. Trade Representative and trade ministers from the 11 other nations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement have just left for their weekend meeting in Singapore, where they hope to be able to announce that a final deal on the controversial trade pact has been reached.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Bill would extend unemployment benefits
Workers seeking employment create resumes and look for open positions on lap tops provided by USAJobs at a job fair in this file photo.
Mansoor to file legislation stopping OCTA's plans to make us a Toll Lane County.
This one was going to be called "Moving Target: OCTA's Ever-Shifting Rationales for Making the OC a Toll Lane County."
Sierra Club Compass
An Incomplete Deal: Congress Weighs in on the Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is about to be finalized. Or is it? The U.S. Trade Representative and trade ministers from the 11 other nations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement are about to leave for their weekend meeting in Singapore, where they hope to be able to announce that a final deal on the controversial trade pact has been reached.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Lawmaker strong against Obamacare
Under constant barrage from the Democrats , the media and from some of her own so-called "conservative Republican" colleagues , she held fast against the Affordable Health Care Act.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
POLITICS: Tea Party hurts GOP, poll finds
In this June 19, 2013, file photo, Tea Party activists rallying in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Loose Change? Gee Thanks Speaker Boehner and Rep Miller & Co.
The 'decades' of 'loose change' from the so called 'republicans' continues as do the wants for cuts in the VA budget, while still seeking to privatize for profit the agency, and obstruction in full funding like their wars, as the Country served Representatives of!! Those served wave their, patriotic, flags proudly!! The Only Government Branch, the ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
testifies today on CUs' reg burdens, relief needs
Dec. 3, 2013 - NAFCU witness Linda Sweet, president and CEO of Big Valley FCU of Sacramento, Calif., will detail for a House Small Business subcommittee today specific steps Congress should take to help ease overregulation, which has hurt her credit union and its ability to serve members.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Salinas Californian
State GOP congressional recovery not likely
Republicans have been talking big this fall, saying they expect to improve greatly on their current 15 seats in California's delegation of 53 members on the House of Representatives.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Dupuy: Thanks... giving: 2013's hunger strike round-up
When Lincoln declared the last Thursday in November to be the federal holiday, Thanksgiving, he invited his fellow citizens to use it as a day of atonement; a day to pray for orphans, widows, mourners and sufferers of what he described as the "lamentable civil strife."
Sun Nov 24, 2013
31st Congressional District: Gomez Reyes upset with club endorsement process
A Democrat in San Bernardino County's highly competitive 31st Congressional District is asking the state party to look into what she describes as an unfair process by which local Democratic clubs endorse candidates.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Washington Post
The Fixa s top 10 primaries of 2014
Since we first ranked the most interesting primaries on the map in early October, there have been several notable developments across the landscape, ranging from national groups and figures taking a keener interest to a campaign staff shakeup to a family feud that has intensified.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
42nd Assembly District: Chris Mann drops out of race
Chris Mann announced Thursday, Nov. 21 he was dropping out of the race for the district, which covers Hemet, San Jacinto, the Pass, Yucaipa and much of the Coachella Valley and Yucca Valley.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Capital Thinking: Education
Last week, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Tom Harkin and Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin introduced the Protecting Our Students and Taxpayers Act of 2013 to amend the current 90/10 rule that requires for-profit colleges to receive no more than 90 percent of their revenues from Title IV federal student aid.
The Fresno Bee
Dan Walters: Two issues put California House seats in crosshairs
Two sagas have dominated national politics this year – the federal government's partial shutdown because of a partisan stalemate and the very rocky launch of the national health care program.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
urges House support of NCUSIF parity bill
Nov. 18, 2013 - NAFCU Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler on Friday urged House leaders to support passage of H.R. 3468, a NAFCU-backed measure cleared in committee last week to ensure credit unions have parity with FDIC-insured institutions when it comes to escrow accounts such as Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Affordable Care Act: Raul Ruiz votes for Gop bill
Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, was one of 39 House Democrats who broke ranks with President Barack Obama on Friday, Nov. 15 and voted for a Republican bill allowing insurance companies to continue to sell plans that don't conform to Obamacare rules.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Capitol Alert: AM Alert: California's new fracking law yields draft regulations
After last session's fierce dispute over the future of hydraulic fracturing in California, the initial product of a new fracking law will flow into view this morning.