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Conservatives may be headlining the opposition to the Export-Import Bank, but the efforts of coal-friendly Democrats to change the little-known agency's rules could further jeopardize its future.
It is outlined in the state Constitution that if California's Governor leaves the state, the next in command takes over the duties.
President Obama today signed the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act, legislation sponsored by Senator Barbara Boxer 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 themselves by heroism ... (more)
WASHINGTON >> Reps. Jared Huffman , Alan Lowenthal , and Lois Capps led a letter from members of the California Congressional delegation to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, urging her to prohibit any new offshore oil and gas lease sales in the California Outer Continental Shelf Planning Areas as her department develops the next schedule of ... (more)
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met in Washington on Thursday to examine the options for U.S. policy in Iraq.
California's sometimes inward-looking cities need to make economic and business development a key part of their plans.
Rep. Jared Huffman and other members of the California Congressional delegation are urging Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to prohibit any new offshore oil and gas lease sales in the California Outer Continental Shelf Planning Areas as her department develops the next schedule of potential offshore oil and gas lease sales.
Federal Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy told members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Wednesday coal will still play a sizeable role in the nation's power generation capacity even if newly proposed emission regulations for existing power plants are enacted.
The U.S. Senate is expected as early as today, July 23, to take up legislation to stave off an impending shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund and to authorize spending beyond the current Sept.
A New York congressman is reintroducing legislation to install anti-missile technologies on U.S. commercial airliners, prompted by the Ukraine air disaster and Hamas rockets in the Gaza crisis.
Boxer unhappy with highway trust fund bill due for Senate vote Boxer oversees transportation policy as chair of the Environment and Public Works panel Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1myatdV If the Senate passes a House bill aimed at keeping the federal Highway Trust Fund solvent through May 2015 without making any ... (more)
Federal judicial vacancies are causing unsustainable courtroom delays, resulting in evidence going stale, witnesses dying before they can testify and, in some instances, people being pressured to plead guilty just to get out of jail faster, according to study released Monday by the Brennan Center for Justice.
"It is this astonishment and refusal to accept the realities of the uniqueness and the magnificence and the importance of this Jewish state that leads to all the mystery you're hearing and all the lies you see on television and on the media about the calumnies that you hear against Israel, issued in the four corners of the globe, particular in the ... (more)
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