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Monday Jul 21 | Triple Pundit

Giving a Pass to Corporate Polluters

Has there ever been a better time to be a corporation? I doubt it . Corporations might disagree, and we're all familiar with corporate lamentations regarding the increasingly challenging web of federal regulations they supposedly struggle to navigate.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Political Empire: California Republicans rally around Chabot

Congressmen, including House Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy , R-Bakersfield, are scheduled to attend a fundraiser for Chabot on Thursday in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US News, Gary Miller, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Duncan Hunter, Darrell Issa, California

Daily Kos

The Op-Ed That Riverside County Isn't Supposed to Read

Recently, the Riverside County, California newspaper Press Enterprise denied my request to respond to an op-ed that 20-year incumbent Republican Congressman Ken Calvert wrote for the newspaper regarding the situation in Murrieta - which is in California's 42nd Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Riverside County, CA, Immigration Reform, Murrieta, CA, Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Ruiz reports stunning $1.9 million war chest

"California is on our target list, and we are watching those races closely," said Jill Bader, communications director for the national Republican State Leadership Committee in Washington.

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Related Topix: Gary Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Duncan Hunter, Representative Paul Cook, Representative Gloria Negrete, Democrat, California

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Seattle Times

Quake-warning system for West Coast gets a boost in Congress

Efforts to put in place an earthquake-warning system for the West Coast gained ground Tuesday as a congressional committee recommended the first federal funds - $5 million - specifically for the project.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, Republican, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

IMMIGRATION: Congress moving to resolve border crisis

The second of two new bills focusing on children flowing over the U.S.-Mexico border is expected to be introduced today as Congress takes bipartisan steps to grapple with the crisis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, US Senate, John Cornyn, Henry Cuellar, Democrat

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Public Power

July 14, 2014 - House Appropriations panel approves bill that would...

The U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies last week approved a fiscal year 2015 budget for the Environmental Protection Agency that would prevent the agency from implementing new clean air regulations for new and existing power plants during the fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harold Rogers

Patterico

Illegal Immigrant Minors And New Talking Points

First, in Murrieta, CA, the local Penny Saver newspaper ran an ad seeking "loving, compassionate parents to provide a loving home" for "unaccompanied refugee minors".

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Related Topix: Murrieta, CA, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Conservative Political News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Boxer Praises Senate Passage of the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer today praised the Senate's passage of the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act, bipartisan legislation that designates the Distinguished Flying Cross Memorial at the March Field Air Museum in Riverside, California, as a national memorial to recognize members of our Armed Forces who have distinguished ... (more)

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dianne Feinstein, Representative Mark Takano, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

News Max

Determination Paid Off for Powerful Whip Staffer Kelly Dixon

Being at the right place at the right time, and refusing to leave, has opened the doors to a lengthy political career in the House of Representatives for Kelly Dixon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Eric Cantor, Representative Christopher John Lee

Wed Jul 09, 2014

CNN

Tim Sheridan Criticizes Congressman Ken Calvert's Response to Murrieta Immigration Crisis

Tim Sheridan, the Democratic nominee in the race for California's 42nd Congressional District, criticized 20-year incumbent Congressman Ken Calvert's statement on the refugee transfer to the U.S. Border Patrol Station in Murrieta, California.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Murrieta, CA, Immigration Reform

The Hill

Panel votes to cut EPA funding, block regulations

A House subcommittee approved legislation Wednesday that would cut the Environmental Protection Agency's funding by 9 percent while stopping the agency from finishing carbon pollution regulations for power plants.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nita Lowey, Democrat

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Lake Elsinore Valley News

Murrieta grabs national spotlight on immigration issue

Murrieta residents have a driven a line on the national immigration crisis catching the federal government off guard earlier this week by forcing buses of illegal immigrants many from Central America to recede.

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Related Topix: Murrieta, CA, Prison, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Border-crossers should stay in Texas, a California lawmaker says

Protesters carrying flags and posters shout their displeasure and eventually turn around a caravan of three buses carrying immigrant families to a Border Patrol facility in Murrieta.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Murrieta, CA, Corona, CA, Riverside County, CA, Immigration Reform

Roll Call

33 House Republicans to Obama: End Deportation Stays for 'Dreamers'

Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., who at one point was said to be writing his own immigration overhaul legislation and this week is at the Texas border DACA doesn't apply to the thousands of children who have crossed the border illegally in recent months, but critics of the Obama policy say it has contributed to a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Pete Sessions, Representative Blake Farenthold

Tue Jul 01, 2014

News Max

Flood of Illegal Immigrants Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

Tens of thousands of immigrants who illegally crossed the Mexico border into Texas are in the process of being released into communities throughout the nation rather than being indefinitely detained or immediately deported, a congressman told Watchdog.org.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration, Prison

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Menifee 24

Mayor Declares Murrieta 'Safe' On Eve of Immigrants' Arrival

At a news conference today, Murrieta Mayor Alan Long joined other city and local officials in addressing the arrival of undocumented immigrants beginning Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Murrieta, CA, US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Village News

Murrieta expected to receive Texas detainees Tuesday

Murrieta's Border Patrol Station is bracing for an influx of undocumented immigrants to arrive on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Murrieta, CA, US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Temecula, CA, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Village News

Murrieta officials told plans to use city as a processing center for illegal immigrants rescinded

Plans to use California's Border Patrol stations in San Diego and Murrieta as processing centers for hundreds of aliens, mostly children, pouring into the United States through Texas and Arizona has been curbed.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Murrieta, CA, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, California

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