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  1. Business owners review disabled access lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RecordNET

    Adopted in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act is an equal opportunity law for people with disabilities, ensuring access to employment, government and goods and services as anyone else. But as applied in California each ADA violation carries a potential $4,000 penalty and the cost of all lawyers' fees generated by the civil lawsuit used to enforce its provisions.

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  2. Political handicappers are already weighing in on 2016 congressional racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Fresno Bee

    It's never too early, it seems, for handicapping the 2016 congressional elections. In fact, just a month after the 2014 elections wrapped up, two national prognosticators have already put out an early election line.

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  3. Thumbs up, thumbs downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Fresno Bee

    Get the best of the Opinion pages' weekend features in Opinion Buzz, an e-mailed newsletter that goes out every Monday. Subscribers to fresnobee.com can sign up for Opinion Buzz at fblinks.com/159.

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  4. House passes drought relief legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | RecordNET

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed emergency drought legislation today that would increase the amount of water that could be pumped south from the Delta as long as the drought persists. "We've got regulations that require we send water that should be going to communities, to homes, to farms… out to the ocean, all in the name of a fish," Valadao said on the floor of the House.

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  5. a Scrooginga Up Fed High-speed Rail SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | My Mother Lode

    A signature project of Governor Jerry Brown, HSR, endorsed by President Barack Obama, has received $3.5 billion in initial federal funding, to date, as part of the president's 2009 economic stimulus plan. Last Friday, in a letter, sent by 10th District Rep. Jeff Denham and co-signed by McClintock and all but two of the state's Republican U.S. Congressional representatives, the legislators requested House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers and Committee Ranking Member Nita Lowey to include provisions in end-of-year House appropriations expressly prohibiting federal spending on HSR.

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  6. Denham moves to block high-speed rail fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | RecordNET

    Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, continued to try to hinder California's bullet-train plans by asking the House Appropriations Committee to block federal funding for the project. Denham' whose district includes southern San Joaquin County, has been trying to halt the project since at least 2012, when he introduced an amendment to stop federal dollars from heading to the $68 billion project.

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  7. Some GOP House challengers were short on funds, reports showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Los Angeles Times

    Rep. Jim Costa , shown in 2013, nearly lost his seat to an underfunded Republican challenger last month. The Republican challengers who nearly upset two veteran Democratic congressmen in California during the Nov. 4 elections ran short on money for their campaigns and got little or no help from their party, reports filed this week showed.

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  8. House Votes Down Obama's Immigration PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | TheBlaze.com

    The House voted Thursday to nullify President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration - but the legislation members passed stands no chance of becoming law, and only served to prove that Republicans oppose Obama's immigration plan. Republican leaders called up the Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act, which would stop Obama from implementing his plan to give safe harbor to millions of illegal immigrants, and let them work in the United States.

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  9. Brown dreams of bullet trains. Reality: Union Pacific has unresolved issuesRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Just like Mad Magazine's famous quote, "What me worry? Jerry Brown told the world last week that he doesn't believe that the Republican takeover in the US Congress would affect his beloved train project. In fact in an LA Times article it says, "Gov. Jerry Brown played down concerns Thursday about Republicans killing the state's $68-billion bullet train, saying that "they're going to join the chorus" in support of high-speed rail once construction around Fresno and Bakersfield gains momentum."

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  10. Takata faces NHTSA deadline today - Petri advocates gas tax...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Politico

    NHTSA RUNNING OUT OF PATIENCE: Today is the day - Takata, the Japanese manufacturer of defective airbags that could be in up to 30 million U.S. cars, must respond to NHTSA's request that it take steps to institute a nationwide recall. The federal safety agency sent a "tough love" letter to Takata last week giving the company one week to respond or face legal and financial penalties, including up to $35 million in civil fines, the maximum allowed.

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  11. GOP Rep. Hal Rogers Floats 'Rescission' Plan To Combat Exec AmnestyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Breitbart.com

    The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee pitched GOP colleagues on a plan to rescind funding for targeted programs in the next Congress to respond to President Obama's planned executive amnesty, throwing a new idea into a ring already full of them. "Chairman Rogers just got up and said if we pass an omnibus and then the president does this executive amnesty, he said we can rescind it, and we can rescind it with 218 and 51 and we don't need the president.

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  12. Brown dreams of bullet trains. Reality: Union Pacific has unresolved issuesRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Just like Mad Magazine's famous quote, "What me worry? Jerry Brown told the world last week that he doesn't believe that the Republican takeover in the US Congress would affect his beloved train project. In fact in an LA Times article it says, "Gov. Jerry Brown played down concerns Thursday about Republicans killing the state's $68-billion bullet train, saying that "they're going to join the chorus" in support of high-speed rail once construction around Fresno and Bakersfield gains momentum."

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  13. In new GOP-led Congress, will Californians in both parties make nice?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    President Barack Obama meets with Congressional leaders in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. From left are, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Rep. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. With the number two House Republican and the top House Democrat both hailing from the Golden State, and key committees seats potentially going to other Californians, the 55-member congressional delegation packs both power and promise.

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  14. Costa needs urban Fresnoa s help if he wants to beat Tacherra and stay in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Here's how the 16th Congressional District - currently represented by Fresno Democrat Jim Costa - came to be, based on the 2010 U.S. Census numbers. It was 27.5% of the old 19th Congressional District, a strongly GOP area represented pre-2012 by Turlock Republican Jeff Denham and, before him, Mariposa Republican George Radanovich.

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  15. What Does the 2014 Election Mean for HSR?Read the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | CaHSR Blog

    Another year, another Democratic bloodbath outside of California. Democrats have lost control of the US Senate, meaning we're right back to the late 1990s again in terms of DC politics.

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  16. Ambassador Bolton's Endorsements Won Over 75% Of Their Races &...Read the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Freshnews

    For the 2014 elections the John Bolton PAC and SuperPAC announce over $7.5 million raised, 87 Republican candidates endorsed, more than $470,000 contributed to campaigns, and an innovative $5 million digital advertising campaign. Ambassador John Bolton started his PAC and SuperPAC to bring a focus to national security policy as a campaign issue, and identify candidates committed to defending America's values domestically and strategic interests abroad.

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  17. Michael Eggman Midterm Election Results: Dem Challenger Loses House RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Switched

    Eggman challenged Rep. Jeff Denham , who was first elected in 2010. Denham previously served in the California State Senate.

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  18. Calif. Voters Hand Jerry Brown 4th Term as GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | News Max

    Incumbent California Democratic Gov. Edmund Jerry Brown made history by winning a fourth term, the Los Angeles Times reported. "In the rest of the country, they're going in a slightly different direction," Brown said in understatement, speaking in Sacramento.

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  19. Denham: 'Now the real work starts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | RecordNET

    Republican incumbent Jeff Denham sailed into his third term in Congress on Tuesday night, handily defeating his Democratic challenger, Turlock beekeeper and farmer Michael Eggman. Denham, 47, the experienced politician from Turlock who spent two terms in the California State Senate before getting elected to Congress in 2010, will continue to represent California's 10th District.

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  20. Back door CEQA attack by the California High-Speed Rail AuthorityRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Examiner.com

    CEQA in danger again but this time it's a more of a backdoor attack. In the past year there have been 2 other attempts designed to lessen the effects of California's environmental law in order to remove obstacles from the project's path.

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