John In The News

Mar 8, 2017 | KTVU Fox

Republicans split over plan to repeal, replace ‘Obamacare'

Issues: Health Care

A group of hardline conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus openly rejected the Congressional Republican leadership's American Health Care Plan Tuesday.

Mar 6, 2017 | Marysville Appeal-Democrat

Sites bill introduced

Issues: Water

North State congressmen Doug LaMalfa and John Garamendi have introduced a bill to accelerate the federal review of Sites Reservoir and better position the project for funding under Proposition 1, the voter-approved California water bond designed to make the state's water systems more resilient.

Mar 6, 2017 | Fox 40 News

Very Wet Winter Causes Trouble for Some Local Farmers

Issues: Water

SACRAMENTO -- The wet winter has made it difficult for many valley farmers to harvest all their crops. Flooded fields have cause many fruits, nuts and vegetables to rot under water, while mud has made it difficult to reach those crops that have survived.

Feb 10, 2017 | Davis Enterprise

Congress must protect the EPA

Issues: Environment

Last Friday, my Republican colleagues in the House of Representatives introduced a dangerous bill (HR 861) that would abolish the Environmental Protection Agency.

Jan 24, 2017 | Vacaville Reporter

Editorial: Air Force’s key decision on Travis a big win

The recent selection of Travis Air Force Base as a preferred location for the KC-46A Pegasus was big news for the base and the Solano County community at large.

Jan 24, 2017 | Sacramento Bee

From VA to FBI, federal workers await details of Trump’s hiring freeze

Issues: Economy

From the FBI to the Department of Veterans Affairs, branches of the federal government are trying to figure out how a hiring freeze announced by President Donald Trump on Monday will affect their payrolls. Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/the-state-worker/article128279094.html#storylink=cpy

Jan 23, 2017 | Fairfield Daily Republic

Air Force general shares AMC’s needs with Solano leaders

The Air Force faces challenging times to retain and keep talented airmen, expand a shrunken service to meet unrelenting world challenges and stay ahead of foreign militaries who are challenging American military dominance.

Jan 15, 2017 | Fairfield Daily Republic

Good news, at long last, for Travis mission

A campaign that started four years ago reached a milestone of success this week when the Air Force announced Thursday that its base here in Fairfield was selected to receive 24 new KC-46A Pegasus air refueling tankers a few years from now to replace the venerable KC-10 Extender.

Jan 14, 2017 | USA Today

DOJ: Criminal charges apply to assaulting airport workers

Airline and airport workers cheered Friday that criminal charges will be possible if they suffer physical or verbal abuse from a passenger.

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