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2 hrs ago | Pensacola News Journal

Defense department report details sequester impact

The report fulfills Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's commitment to provide military readiness details based on the proposed cuts.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, US Navy, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Orange County Register

Boxer, Feinstein push for drought relief

Keeps the Delta Cross Channel Gates open as much as possible to send more water south from the Bay Delta.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, George Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Kevin McCarthy, California, California Government

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Patch.com

Congressman Calvert visits Wildomar

Ty to Joseph Morabito for going to the meeting and giving us this blog about the visit.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wildomar, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Ken Calvert: Congressman discusses lawsuit abuse in Corona

A meeting at a Corona restaurant gave Rep. Ken Calvert a chance to talk about his bill to curb frivolous lawsuits against businesses stemming from the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

U.S. aid for West Coast warning system hard to get

A group of congressional Democrats on the West Coast hopes that recent temblors in southern California jolt Washington into funding an earthquake-warning system.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, California, California Government, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Benefits extension in the House

Extending the unemployment benefit lifeline for some 2.8 million people in the United States is now on the plate of the U.S. House of Representatives following ratification of the measure in the Senate earlier this week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Cook, John Boehner, Democrat, Sander Levin, California

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Lawmakers seek millions to fund quake alert system

The lawmakers are seeking some of the $38.3 million needed to build the system on the West Coast and the $16.1 million a year needed to operate and maintain it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, California, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Peter DeFazio

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Burbank Leader

Burbank lawmaker seeks millions for earthquake warning system

A group of lawmakers is hoping the recent string of Southern California temblors will jolt Congress into funding an earthquake warning system.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, California, Burbank, CA

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Huffington Post

Republicans Block Ploy To Get Immigration Reform Into Budget

House Republicans blocked a Democratic effort Wednesday to add funding for a comprehensive immigration reform measure to the GOP budget , a long-shot attempt to tout the economic benefits of a House immigration reform bill.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tony Cardenas

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Hill

EPA faces bipartisan backlash on Capitol Hill

The Environmental Protection Agency is facing a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats over its proposal to cut funding for programs favored on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, Environment, Science, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Daily Kos

Senator Feinstein, Congressmen request more Delta water for corporate agribusiness

Senator Dianne Feinstein and six San Joaquin Valley Congressmen on March 27 sent a letter to Interior Secretary Jewell and Commerce Secretary Pritzker requesting more Delta water for San Joaquin Valley corporate agribusiness interests, claiming that water exports wouldn't harm endangered Central Valley Chinook salmon, Delta smelt and other fish ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Devin Nunes, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Jeff Denham, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jim Costa

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Energy: White House moving to speed up gas exports?

WHITE HOUSE ON LNG: While the Obama administration hasn't said it will speed up its approval process of natural-gas exports, it did take a stronger line on it Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US News, Scientific Instruments, Electronics, Continental Resources, World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Press-Enterprise

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Collecting unemployment insurance was never supposed to be a lasting lifestyle choice.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Takano, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Raul Ruiz, John Boehner, Republican, Duncan Hunter, Representative Paul Cook, Opinion

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