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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.

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: