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Elections: Gov. Brown stays in office for record term, Prop 47 passes

by Jennifer Schlueter Last Tuesday, Republicans celebrated their victories across the nation, which gave them control over the state Senate. In California, they were able to deny the Democrats “a…

California ranks 48th best on business taxes

California has the 48th best tax climate in the U.S. according to the latest edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index, released last Tuesday by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation.…

California ranked #1 in after school programs

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has announced that California leads the nation in after school programs, placing first among all states in a national survey released Thursday by…

Rep. Schiff – President should seek authorization for any continued use of force in Iraq or Syria from Congress

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a senior Member of the Intelligence Committee and author of legislation to sunset the post-9/11 authorization for use of military force, released the following statement: “The…

Beheading of second American Journalist by ISIL condemned by lawmakers

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a senior member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement in response to reports of the killing of American journalist Steven…

The Ice Bucket Challenge: fun or controversial?

The Ice Bucket Challenge: fun or controversial?

By Jennifer Schlueter Have you asked yourself why so many of your social media friends and people like former president George W. Bush, LeBron James, and Oprah Winfrey recently have…

President signs executive order banning discrimination against LGBT workers

President signs executive order banning discrimination against LGBT workers

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), vice chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus (Equality Caucus), released the following statement after President signed an executive order last week prohibiting federal contractors and…

Largest us food distribution company to pay nearly $20 million in consumer protection lawsuit for holding perishable food in unrefrigerated sheds

This is the largest food safety prosecution action in California history The nation’s largest food distribution company, Sysco Corporation, will pay nearly $20 million dollars in a consumer protection settlement…

Immigration crisis: Obama requests billions in aid

By Jennifer Schlueter According to the Department of Homeland Security, 57,000 Central American children, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, have crossed the US boarder since October. This number…

California approves $500 fine for water wasters

California approves $500 fine for water wasters

By Jennifer Schlueter In January, Governor Jerry Brown asked Californians to reduce their water use by 20% because, for some parts of California, 2013 had been the driest year ever…

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