In The News

December 10, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress clearly like to talk. And talk.

But when it comes to sitting on a plane next to a passenger jabbering on the phone through a long flight, a lot of lawmakers prefer silence, so much so they are contemplating legislation to stop in-flight calling.

December 4, 2013 In The News

An East Bay Army reservist is the Army’s Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year after winning the annual Best Warrior Competition.

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December 3, 2013 In The News

Four members of California’s congressional delegation, three from the Bay Area, have written a letter to U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag protesting the continued federal crackdown against suppliers of medical marijuana whose activities have been deemed legal under state law.

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December 1, 2013 In The News

Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) has introduced legislation that would use federal funds to replace much of California’s Redevelopment Agency development obligations that were declared illegal by Gov. Jerry Brown.

November 26, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Air Force should air drop humanitarian supplies and  food to the most remote and inaccessible areas of the Philippines following  Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, several lawmakers wrote to the US defense secretary and  the USAID head.

November 26, 2013 In The News

Filipinos currently in the United States should be allowed to remain temporarily after their visas expire due to Typhoon Haiyan’s devastation of the Philippines, say members of Congress from both sides of the aisle.

November 26, 2013 In The News

A House panel has approved by a voice vote a bill aimed at strengthening the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity workforce.

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November 26, 2013 In The News

A House panel has approved by a voice vote a bill aimed at strengthening the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity workforce.

October 11, 2013 In The News

According to Congressman Eric Swalwell  (D-Dublin), Congress has been “taken hostage” by a handful of Republicans who want President Obama’s signature healthcare program, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), defunded before a budget will be passed.

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