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State Senator Moorlach gets to say "I told you so!" over California's attempted end-run around recent changes to federal tax law.

Six of Senator John M. W. Moorlach’s bills are making their way through the Assembly. All have passed their first committees and head to either the Assembly Appropriations Committee or the Assembly floor for a vote. Senate Bill 359, Municipal Referendum Petitions, passed in the Assembly Elections and Redistricting Committee …continue reading

Harley Rouda

This morning, Representative Harley Rouda (D-CA) and Representative Tim Burchett (R-TN) introduced H.R. 3820, the Effective Drug Control Strategy Act, along with Reps. David Trone (D-MD), Gus Bilrakis (R-FL), Ben McAdams, (D-UT), Dusty Johnson (R-SD), Lori Trahan (D-MA), Peter King (R-NY), and David Joyce (R-OH). The Effective Drug Control Strategy …continue reading

Congressman Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39) released the following statement regarding the bipartisan in repealing the costly “Cadillac” health care tax with H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019. “I came to Congress to fight for families and protect their right to quality, affordable healthcare,” …continue reading

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached a settlement for civil penalties with U.S. Lubricants Inc. for Clean Water Act violations. Under the agreement, U.S. Lubricants will pay a $196,314 penalty. EPA recently entered into a separate agreement with the company to take steps to reduce the risk of oil …continue reading

Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court Tani Cantil-Sakauye is the recipient of the 2019 Sandra Day O’Connor Award for the Advancement of Civics Education, presented annually by the National Center for State Courts. Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye will be presented the award in October during the annual meeting of the …continue reading

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) released the following statement after the U.S. Forest Service agreed to delay implementing any changes to the California Fire Assistance Agreement until the end of the 2019 wildfire season: “I’m pleased the Forest Service has agreed to maintain the California Fire Assistance Agreement for the rest …continue reading

michelle steel

Michelle Steel’s campaign reported being the top fundraiser amongst all California Republican challenger candidates for Congress — with the 4th highest total raised figure in the country amongst Republican congressional challengers — in the Federal Election Commission’s 2nd quarter covering April 1st to June 30th. Steel formed her congressional campaign …continue reading

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Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do, the county’s lead negotiator for homeless litigation, issued the following statement on the landmark settlement: “This settlement is an important step forward in Orange County’s efforts to build our System of Care and broader homeless response plan.” “We’re showing the way forward with this settlement …continue reading