House Republicans Welcome Executive Action on Western Water

House Republicans Welcome Executive Action on Western Water

Scottsdale, AZ…House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) and Representatives Devin Nunes (CA-22), David G. Valadao (CA-21), Jeff Denham (CA-10), Ken Calvert (CA-42), Tom McClintock (CA-4), and Doug LaMalfa (CA-1) released the following statement today on President Trump’s executive memorandum on western water: “The President’s announcement is an immense relief for the farmers and families of […]

President Trump at Signing of Presidential Memorandum to Promote the Reliable Supply and Delivery of Water in the West

President Trump at Signing of Presidential Memorandum to Promote the Reliable Supply and Delivery of Water in the West

Scottsdale, AZ…So this is a big day for the Central Valley, California. And I want to thank everybody for being here. This is a vital action. In my opinion, it’s vital to improve access to water in the American West. What’s happened there is disgraceful. They’ve taken it away. There’s so much water, they don’t […]

Governor Brown Closes Global Climate Action Summit: “We’re Launching Our Own Damn Satellite”

Governor Brown Closes Global Climate Action Summit: “We’re Launching Our Own Damn Satellite”

San Francisco, CA…In closing remarks at the Global Climate Action Summit, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that the State of California is teaming up with San Francisco-based Earth imaging company Planet Labs (Planet) to develop and eventually launch a satellite that will track climate change-causing pollutants with unprecedented precision and help the world […]

Household Income Rises to Highest Level Ever & Poverty Drops in Latest Data From the Census Bureau

Household Income Rises to Highest Level Ever & Poverty Drops in Latest Data From the Census Bureau

Washington, DC…The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that real median household income increased by 1.8 percent between 2016 and 2017, while the official poverty rate decreased 0.4 percentage points. At the same time, the number of people without health insurance coverage and the uninsured rate were not statistically different from 2016. Median household income in […]

Sanders, Khanna Introduce Bill to Get Billionaires Off Welfare

Sanders, Khanna Introduce Bill to Get Billionaires Off Welfare

Washington, DC…Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) announced legislation Wednesday to give large, profitable corporations such as Amazon and Walmart a choice: pay workers a living wage or pay for the public assistance programs like Medicaid, food stamps and public housing its low-wage workers are forced to rely on. Low wages cost taxpayers […]

Burt Reynolds, 1936 – 2018

Burt Reynolds, 1936 – 2018

Jupiter, FL…Burton Leon Reynolds Jr., February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018, was an American actor, director and producer. Reynolds died from cardiac arrest at a Florida hospital on September 6, 2018.[51] He had been suffering from heart problems for a number of years. He first rose to prominence starring in television series such as […]

Gross Domestic Product: Second Quarter Revised Up to 4.2% as Economy Rolls On

Gross Domestic Product: Second Quarter Revised Up to 4.2% as Economy Rolls On

Washington, DC…Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter of 2018 (table 1), according to the “second” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP increased 2.2 percent.  The GDP estimate released today is based on more complete source data than […]

Hwy 1 Has Reopened at Mud Creek Ahead of Schedule

Hwy 1 Has Reopened at Mud Creek Ahead of Schedule

Big Sur, CA…The contractor made great progress in the last several days so final striping and inspection by our crews is underway. As a result, Highway 1 at Mud Creek reopened Wednesday, July 18, nearly 14 months after the massive landslide and emergency repair project. Electronic Message Signs will be changed once the highway is […]

California Supreme Court Removes California Split Initiative from Ballot

California Supreme Court Removes California Split Initiative from Ballot

Sacramento, CA….The California Supreme Court ruling today will effectively remove the CA Three proposition from the November Ballot. From the Court…”Time constraints require the court to decide immediately whether to permit Proposition 9 to be placed on the November 6, 2018, ballot pending final resolution of this matter. Although our past decisions establish that it […]

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