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The Fresno Bee
The Buzz: California automatic recount bill stalls in Senate
Weeks after the tight finish in the June controller's race highlighted major weaknesses in California's recount law, legislation to create taxpayer-funded automatic recounts in close contests bogged down in partisan fighting and died.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
The Daily Republic
A Labor Day to remember
Monday is a day to celebrate the labors of workers across the country, a national holiday that for many represents little more than a day off from work with pay; for others is a regular work day, perhaps with a pay incentive since it's a federal holiday; and for still others it is a celebration of the end of summer.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
The Daily Republic
Garamendi ranks 6th on DC paper's franking list
Rep. John Garamendi ranks sixth among all congressional representatives on a Washington, D.C. newspaper's list of spending for tax-paid franking privileges to send messages free to constituents.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Frequent frankers in Congress face tough re-election fights
Seven of the 10 most frequent users of tax-paid congressional mail are also among those facing the toughest re-election battles.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Gov. Brown must not tolerate CalPERS'...
In 1991, state Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi went on a crusade against unlicensed insurance companies, telling some they couldn't do business in California.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Exclusive interview with congressman John Garamendi
FROM THE CALIFORNIA JET TO IMMIGRATION, LEGISLATORS IN OUR STATE HAVE TOUGH PROBLEMS IN DESPERATE NEED OF SOLUTIONS.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Officials: Lake Tahoe imperiled by wildfires, drought
Lake Tahoe, a crown jewel of the western landscape, is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change, officials said Tuesday.
Water Bond Supports Storage and Restoration Act
With a lack of water in California due to drought this year, water issues are on the forefront of many politicians as time moves toward the November election.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Solano County representatives applaud new water bond
New water bond is a win for the state and communities around the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, according to government leaders.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Garamendi on McCain, Graham: 'Those Two Would Like to Bomb Everywhere'
Garamendi says Congress needs to weigh in on the "slippery slope" of intervention in Iraq.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Editorial: Responsible water bond proposal needed
It is good to hear that Governor Jerry Brown is willing to back off from his push to have voters approve Proposition 43, and to admit that the November ballot measure is clearly doomed.
Congress Needs to Assert Checks and Balances on Any New Iraq Mission
It is not a lack of sympathy with the historic and current circumstance of Iraq's religious minorities - or of other persecuted peoples in that traumatized country - that leads some of the most humane and responsible members of Congress to say that President Obama must seek approval from the House and Senate before committing the United States ... (more)
Sun Aug 10, 2014
As the wheel turns: US policy for the Middle East
With the advent of the current growing crisis in Iraq , the past several years of the Obama Administration 's international policy agenda has be put into question.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Polls show water bonds unlikely to pass
How much money should be dedicated to increasing California's water supply is one of the main sticking points to getting a re-crafted water bond on the ballot.
Obama's liberal problem
President Barack Obama is pitching airstrikes in Iraq as a moral imperative, but some members of his own party on Capitol Hill aren't sold.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Water wars: Battles range on over ballot measure
Humans aren't the only ones fighting over water in California these days. A pair of snowy egrets tussle over the same spot on Wednesday while foraging for food in the shallow waters of the reservoir at Lagoon Valley Park in Vacaville.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Underwater PBCF Installation in South Korea
Last month Hydrex installed Propeller Boss Cap Fins on a 289-meter tanker during the vessel's stop in Mokpo, South Korea.
Report on impact of flood insurance rules on farmers completed
WASHINGTON, D.C. >> A report on the impact of flood rules on farmers, requested by three Californians in Congress, has been released.
The Daily Republic
Logue: I'm a work horse, not a show horse
Congressional candidate Dan Logue described himself Monday as a work horse, not a show horse and called the Nov. 4 vote a "crossroads election."
Colorado to Pull Anti-fracking Initiatives; Oil Shares Rise
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has persuaded anti-fracking groups to scrap two ballot initiatives that would have curtailed oil and gas drilling, and news of the agreement on Monday lifted share prices of oil producers.