John In The News

Apr 19, 2017 | Huffington Post

It’s Time for Seniors to Get a Fair COLA

Issues: Seniors

Our nation’s seniors work their entire lives to earn Social Security, and they depend on Social Security for a dignified retirement. For many, Social Security isn’t just a luxury; it’s a necessity. In fact, Social Security provides more than half of monthly income needs for 61% of its recipients.

Apr 4, 2017 | The Davis Enterprise

The Congressman in Your Corner

Issues: Health Care

The biggest news out of Washington last month was the failure of the American Health Care Act, commonly known as TrumpCare.

Mar 30, 2017 | The Hill

Lawmakers sound alarm on space security

Experts and lawmakers at a hearing Wednesday lamented that more hasn't been done to prevent strategic attacks against satellites, despite knowing for a decade that they are increasingly vulnerable.

Mar 27, 2017 | The Hill

North Korean tests augment calls for boosting missile defense systems

Opponents of spending more on missile defense, meanwhile, say the United States has already poured enough money into a costly system and that even the best system doesn’t guarantee full protection from a potential attack.

Mar 22, 2017 | San Francisco Chronicle

Legislators demand answers on Honduran boy’s detention

Issues: Social Justice

California legislators who say they are disturbed by the 11-month incarceration in Yolo County of a young boy who fled Honduras and crossed the U.S. border alone want officials to explain his lengthy detention and reveal any other cases like it.

Mar 15, 2017 | San Francisco Chronicle

Honduran refugee, 14, released into foster care

Issues: Social Justice

A 14-year-old Honduran refugee jailed for almost a year in a Northern California juvenile hall because he had no family to be released to was freed from the facility Monday and headed to a foster home.

Mar 15, 2017 | The Hill

Lawmakers urge appropriators to reject Coast Guard cuts

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers is urging appropriators to reject a reported proposal from President Trump to slash the Coast Guard’s budget.

Mar 9, 2017 | Sacramento Bee

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Issues: Health Care

Embattled California House Republicans, representing areas dependent on Obamacare and facing angry protesters, are balking at supporting their party’s bill to repeal and replace the health care law.

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.