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Thursday | Lake County Record-Bee

Congressman hosts meeting with VA personnel

Congressman Mike Thompson is pictured during a meeting with Department of Veterans Affairs Undersecretary for Benefits Allison Hickey and Julianna Boor, the new director of the VA's Oakland Regional Office on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, St. Helena, CA, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Petaluma360

North Coast congressmen: Stopgap fix for highway funding falls short

As lawmakers cobble together a temporary fix for the nation's crumbling infrastructure, the North Coast's two congressional representatives have reiterated their call for a long-term plan to fund federal highway projects.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Jared Huffman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, St. Helena, CA, San Rafael, CA, Barbara Boxer, US Senate

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Congressman hears veterans' concerns at American Canyon town hall

Representative Mike Thompson , left, listens to the comments of Filipino World War II veteran Marne Yasay of Vallejo during Monday night's Town Hall meeting at American Canyon High School, targeted specifically for veterans and their concerns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, American Canyon, CA, Life, Veteran Affairs, Vallejo, CA, Action TV, Entertainment, Television

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Patch.com

Congressman Thompson Hosting Veterans' Town Hall Monday

U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson is hosting a town hall for veterans, servicemembers,and their families from the 5th Congressional District Monday, July 21, in American Canyon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, American Canyon, CA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Congressmen Huffman, Thompson demand information about North Bay's shuttered slaughterhouse

Operations at Rancho Feeding Corp., the North Bay's last slaughterhouse, were halted earlier this year after 8.7 million pounds of beef products was recalled.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, US Politics, US News, Representative Jared Huffman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Petaluma, CA, Agriculture, Science

The Willits News

Letter: Willits bypass negotiations questioned

On June 30 I wrote a letter to the editor. It was not published in TWN as more letters were needed to justify a "letters to the editor" page.

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Related Topix: Willits, CA, US Politics, US News, Representative Jared Huffman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

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, Representative Jared Huffman, Doris Matsui, Democrat

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Guest commentary: California's public lands are economic engine for our state

California's public lands hold a very important place in my life. I have spent many days riding my bike, hiking and celebrating special occasions with family and friends in places like Muir Woods and Tahoe National Forest.

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Related Topix: California, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Judy Chu, California Government, Death Valley, CA, Shasta, CA, Opinion

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Hill

Poll: 92 percent of gun owners support universal background checks

Ninety-two percent of voters, including 92 percent of gun owners and 86 percent of Republicans, support background checks prior to all gun sales, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University.

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Related Topix: Guns, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Redwood Times

Delayed delivery: Eureka mail processing facility still slated to close

As the U.S. Postal Service moves forward with its plan to consolidate mail processing facilities nationwide, local representatives spoke out against a plan today that would result in mail from the Eureka area being sorted in Medford, Ore., starting sometime next year.

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Related Topix: Eureka, CA, US Politics, US News, Representative Jared Huffman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, San Rafael, CA, St. Helena, CA

Freshnews

Noted American Wine Regions Join Forces to Protest ICANN's Release of .wine and .vin Domain Names

ST. HELENA, Calif. -- -- Seven noted American wine regions have banded together in opposition to the rights-to-the-highest-bidder release of generic top level domain names such as .wine and .vin by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers .

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, St. Helena, CA, US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Santa Barbara County, CA

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, Doris Matsui, 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, Doris Matsui, Democrat, California, Sacramento, CA, Fairfield, CA

Redwood Times

City of Rio Dell Selects new City Manager

After a competitive and wide ranging search that began in January 2104, the Rio Dell City Council is pleased to announce that effective July 21 Kyle Knopp will assume the City Manager position in Rio Dell due to the retirement of Jim Stretch.

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Related Topix: Rio Dell, CA, Eureka, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Humboldt County, CA, Mendocino County, CA

Mon Jun 30, 2014

CBS Local

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly Releases Report On Gun Violence

First-year Congresswoman Robin Kelly is hoping her new report on gun violence can help spur more action on Capitol Hill, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Peter King, Republican, Rahm Emanuel

Fri Jun 27, 2014

TheBlaze.com

163 Dems Sign Letter to John Boehner Demanding Gun Control

Gun control legislation has proven virtually impossible to get through Congress, and the issue is rarely an election-year winner.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Representative Carol Shea-Porter

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Newtown Bee

Congressional Report On Gun Violence in America Released, With NAA Input

Newtown Action Alliance is among the contributors to The 2014 Kelly Report on Gun Violence in America.

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Related Topix: Guns, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Marcia Fudge, Rahm Emanuel

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