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POLITICS | Mike Garcia Campaign Update

POLITICS | Mike Garcia Campaign Update

One week from today we have a digital forum with Christy Smith hosted by the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.  That means we are getting close to the May 12th Special Election.   While there’s so much left to do before Election Day, we’ve already accomplished a lot, so we want to update you […]

POLITICS | Senate Republican Leader Grove Urges Congressional Democrats to Stop Playing Political Games and Support Economic Relief to American Small Business Owners

POLITICS | Senate Republican Leader Grove Urges Congressional Democrats to Stop Playing Political Games and Support Economic Relief to American Small Business Owners

Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement calling on Congressional Democrats to act quickly to protect millions of jobs, stop playing partisan politics, and stop adding layers of unnecessary bureaucratic hurdles.   Due to a lack of resources provided by Congress, the Small Business Administration (SBA) has run out of funds to assist small […]

POLITICS | Senate Adjourns for Weekend, No Deal on Small-Business Pandemic Program

POLITICS | Senate Adjourns for Weekend, No Deal on Small-Business Pandemic Program

BY JACK PHILLIPS The Senate on Thursday adjourned for the weekend as party leaders continue to grapple on how to handle small business funding during the pandemic. The upper chamber of Congress held a pro forma session Thursday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) didn’t attempt to pass a bill to fund a small-business program even though it ran […]

POLITICS | Senate Republican Leader Grove Urges Governor to Outline Specific Plan to Energize California’s Economy

POLITICS | Senate Republican Leader Grove Urges Governor to Outline Specific Plan to Energize California’s Economy

    SACRAMENTO –  Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s plan to modify the state’s stay-at-home order. Leader Grove along with Republican Senator Patricia Bates (Laguna Niguel), Senator Ling Ling Chang (Diamond Bar), and Senator John M.W. Moorlach (Costa Mesa) signed a letter which was recently delivered to Governor […]

Governor Newsom Must Provide Specific Funding for Human Trafficking Victims When He Provides Budget Augmentation for those Most at Risk

Governor Newsom Must Provide Specific Funding for Human Trafficking Victims When He Provides Budget Augmentation for those Most at Risk

Today, the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (Cast) released the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s coronavirus-related announcement: “We applaud Governor Newsom for his commitment to at-risk youth, particularly foster children, during the pandemic. However, this narrowly focused investment will not adequately protect all Californians who are at heightened risk for human trafficking […]

POLITICS | Trump Says Decision To Reopen Economy ‘Will Be Made Shortly’

POLITICS | Trump Says Decision To Reopen Economy ‘Will Be Made Shortly’

  WILLIAM DAVIS REPORTER   President Donald Trump said Monday that the decision to reopen the U.S. economy is his to make, and that a decision “will be made shortly.” “For the purpose of creating conflict and confusion, some in the Fake News Media are saying that it is the Governors decision to open up the […]

POLITICS | Democrats Across The Country Are Fighting To Give Coronavirus Aid To Illegal Aliens

POLITICS | Democrats Across The Country Are Fighting To Give Coronavirus Aid To Illegal Aliens

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . President Donald Trump signed a massive $2.2 trillion relief package for Americans suffering from the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic.  Many Democrats on Capitol Hill, however, have criticized the stimulus package and introduced legislation that would amend it to allow illegal aliens to draw from its funds.  […]

POLITICS | ‘Stunning’ And ‘Unconstitutional’: Judge Grants Restraining Order After KY Mayor Vowed To Record License Plates Of Easter Church Goers

POLITICS | ‘Stunning’ And ‘Unconstitutional’: Judge Grants Restraining Order After KY Mayor Vowed To Record License Plates Of Easter Church Goers

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . A federal judge has granted a restraining order against Louisville, Kentucky Major Greg Fischer. Fischer promised to record the license plates of Easter church goers. “The Mayor’s decision is stunning,” Judge Justin Walker said, “And it is,’beyond all reason,’ unconstitutional.” A federal judge granted a restraining order against a […]

POLITICS | Senate Dems Block Small Biz Relief Funding, Seek Billions for ‘Local Media’

POLITICS | Senate Dems Block Small Biz Relief Funding, Seek Billions for ‘Local Media’

BY MARK TAPSCOTT Senate Democrats are pushing for a proposal that might send as much as $10 billion to local media outlets as part of a fourth CCP virus relief package, while blocking additional rescue funding for small businesses. “For over a decade, there has been a steady succession of local outlets closing down, reporters being […]

POLITICS | Sabato’s Crystal Ball Moves CA-25 to Tossup

POLITICS | Sabato’s Crystal Ball Moves CA-25 to Tossup

In Case You Missed It… Sabato’s Crystal Ball Moves CA-25 to Tossup Kraushaar: Biggest political upset of 2020? From UVA Center for Politics:   “… the special election throws a real wrinkle into the race….   “If door-to-door campaigning is limited or eliminated, some observers believe Democrats may be hurt more than Republicans as each side […]