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  1. Conservatives complain about regulatory delays, yet vote for roadblocksRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Hill

    That was the conclusion of Rep. Jeff Denham , chairman of the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials, at an April 14 hearing on oil train safety standards. New rules for oil trains have been in development since 2011.

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  2. Many of California's vulnerable House members fundraising ahead of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Los Angeles Times

    Rep. Ami Bera of Elk Grove reported to the Federal Election Commission nearly $353,000 on hand. He narrowly won his last race and is among the Democratic incumbents whom Republicans are targeting for defeat.

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  3. Rules on oil train, pipeline safety not moving fast enough, lawmakers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | McClatchy

    A chorus of lawmakers expressed frustration Tuesday with the delays in approving and implementing various regulations related to the movement of hazardous materials by rail and pipeline. The acting chiefs of two U.S. Department of Transportation agencies heard Republicans and Democrats in the House Transportation Committee complain that rules on railroad tank cars and oil and gas pipelines had been on the table for as long as four years.

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  4. Lawmakers push for Amtrak to allow small pets on trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    It all began with Lily, a 15-pound snowball of a French bulldog with the face of a tough guy and the personality of a princess. She and her owner, Rep. Jeff Denham of California, take the occasional coast-to-coast plane ride together.

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  5. New Melones Water Flow Deal "Sound"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | My Mother Lode

    As reported in late March, Denham and Congressman Tom McCLintock co-signed a letter of support for a temporary urgency change petition being sought earlier in the talks. Denham's office reports he also sent a series of letters to the Bureau of Reclamation, NOAA Fisheries, the State Water Resources Control Board, and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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  6. Michael Alexander and Rosemary Caso: Dona t cut coverage for 1 million childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Fresno Bee

    With the May deadline for finalizing California's budget looming, our state leaders need an answer from the U.S. Senate on whether it will deliver on more than a half a billion dollars in annual federal funding promised to California families for their kids' health insurance coverage. The Children's Health Insurance Program is a critical source of coverage for low- and moderate-income working families that makes sure California's kids get the care they need to stay healthy and succeed.

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  7. New Melones Water Dispute ContinuesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | My Mother Lode

    Mother Lode Congressman Tom McClintock, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of California, and Jeff Denham, U.S. Representative for the 10th district of California, signed a letter sent to Commissioner Estevan Lopez. The letter says, "Reclamation has ordered another pulse flow" and it "raises the specter of devastating water disruptions to local communities."

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  8. State takes drastic measuresRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Union Democrat

    With no snow whatsoever on the ground 90 miles north of Sonora, Gov. Jerry Brown stood on bare grass in the North-Central Sierras and dropped a hot brick of an executive order on the entire state of California - mandatory water use restrictions for the first time. People who get their water from Tuolumne Utilities District and Calaveras County Water District will have to wait and see exactly what statewide mandatory 25 percent reductions will mean here in the Mother Lode.

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  9. Reps: Water releases flawedRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | The Union Democrat

    More than 200 people attended the "Lake Tulloch Water Crisis Forum" Saturday at Black Creek Center in Copperopolis. Alex MacLean / Union Democrat, Copyright 2015.

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  10. George Skelton: Attitudes shift on illegal immigration, but unity eludes other issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Contra Costa Times

    Twenty-one years ago, California voters decided overwhelmingly -- 59 percent of them -- to deny public services for immigrants who came here illegally. That included refusing to educate kids.

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  11. Attitudes shift on illegal immigration, but unity eludes other issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Los Angeles Times

    But has plenty for big study of banning lead fishing gear. Immigration experts and community groups answer questions about President Obama's deferred-action plan for immigrants. 7 comments

  12. Let dogs run free, pooch lovers tell WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | SFGate

    Dog walker Victoria Millan, owner of Bonesy, walks dogs on Ocean Beach in San Francisco, Calif., on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. During walks, Millan lets her dogs run free on the less busy parts of the beach.

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  13. Sex For Sale In The Shenandoah: Will The Trafficking Scandal Turn...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | VDARE

    Of course, Lynch should be blocked to protest Obama's unconstitutional executive Amnesty -but it is significant that sex trafficking has become such a big issue, at least partly because of one big reason: illegal aliens. Helpfully, it's spilling into the district of one key Republican who is in a position to do something about it: Bob Goodlatte, VA-6, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.

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  14. VVC student leaders lobby in Washington D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Hesperia Star

    Thirteen Victor Valley College students got an inside look at Washington, D.C. politics and the legislative process while advocating for fellow students in the nation's capital this past weekend. Associated Student Body representatives, many who have never been to D.C., had meetings and dialogued with Rep. Paul Cook, R-Yucca Valley, and other U.S. representatives to share their stance on the Higher Education Act.

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  15. Could a Grilled Cheese Sandwich Help Save Amtrak's Food & Beverage Service?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Rail PAC

    Two major Amtrak-related items have occurred this winter. First was the cutbacks in long distance train consists in January and February.

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  16. House Takes Up New Armenian Genocide ResolutionRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Groong

    HOUSE TAKES UP NEW ARMENIAN GENOCIDE RESOLUTION States News Service March 19, 2015 Thursday WASHINGTON The following information was released by the office of California Rep. Jim Costa: California lawmakers on Wednesday helped relaunch the latest, long-shot bid to put the House of Representatives on record as recognizing the Armenian genocide. A perennial effort that always faces stiff political and diplomatic headwinds, the familiar resolution was introduced Wednesday with more than 40 co-sponsors, some of them House freshmen.

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  17. State OKs cutting water diversionsRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Union Democrat

    The State Water Resources Control Board on Tuesday re-adopted an emergency regulation to authorize cutting water diversions in three Sacramento River watersheds if minimum flows for threatened fish are not met. According to George Kostyrko of the State Water Board, the Mokelumne, Stanislaus and Tuolumne rivers are not on a list of streams for fish regulations this year.

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  18. California Lawmakers Push Armenian Genocide ResolutionRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Groong

    CALIFORNIA LAWMAKERS PUSH ARMENIAN GENOCIDE RESOLUTION McClatchy Washington Bureau March 18, 2015 Wednesday by Michael Doyle; McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON California lawmakers on Wednesday helped relaunch the latest, long-shot bid to put the House of Representatives on record as recognizing the Armenian genocide. A perennial effort that always faces stiff political and diplomatic headwinds, the familiar resolution was introduced Wednesday with more than 40 co-sponsors, some of them House freshmen.

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  19. Calif. lawmakers push Armenian genocide resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    California lawmakers on Wednesday helped relaunch the latest, long-shot bid to put the House of Representatives on record as recognizing the Armenian genocide. A perennial effort that always faces stiff political and diplomatic headwinds, the familiar resolution was introduced Wednesday with more than 40 co-sponsors, some of them House freshmen.

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  20. "Quite frankly, going into my third term, it has been disappointing."Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Republican Representative Jeff Denham has split with his party time and again on immigration. Even so, he says he's never heard from President Barack Obama, who has long said changing federal immigration policy is a top priority.

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