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United States Naval Officer Mike Garcia Releases Video Commemorating Memorial Day

United States Naval Officer Mike Garcia Releases Video Commemorating Memorial Day

Today, Former Naval Officer and fighter pilot, and current candidate for Congress, Mike Garcia, released a video commemorating Memorial Day and remembering those who sacrificed their lives in defense of the country. Titled “Always Remember, Always Honor”, the video uses footage personally taken by Mike Garcia during his nearly 20-year career in the Navy. The […]

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party Is ‘Clear Winner’ In UK European Parliament Elections

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party Is ‘Clear Winner’ In UK European Parliament Elections

Evie Fordham | Politics and Health Care Reporter   Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party snagged 29 of the United Kingdom’s European Parliament seats in Sunday’s election just days after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation. The Brexit Party was the “clear winner” of the UK’s European elections according to BBC, especially when compared with May’s Tories, […]

Department Of Transportation Launches Investigation Into Chick-Fil-A Bans

Department Of Transportation Launches Investigation Into Chick-Fil-A Bans

Molly Prince | Politics Reporter   The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced on Friday that it will investigate whether two airports violated federal law or transportation regulations by denying a contract to Chick-fil-A on religious grounds. “The Department has received complaints alleging discrimination by two airport operators against a private company due to the […]

CA Bill Could Restrict Access to Kidney Dialysis

CA Bill Could Restrict Access to Kidney Dialysis

By WESLEY J. SMITH A California kidney patient writes to warn that AB 290 could make kidney dialysis more difficult to access for thousands of patients that obtain charitable assistance to help pay for their care. From the column by Duc Dang: I depend on a charitable financial grant from the nonprofit American Kidney Fund to help pay for […]

Opposing Bill To Remove Trump From CA Ballot Citizen Lobbyists To Visit Assemblyman Holden’s Staff

Opposing Bill To Remove Trump From CA Ballot Citizen Lobbyists To Visit Assemblyman Holden’s Staff

The California State Senate passed a bill that would require presidents to release their tax returns in order to appear on the California ballot. This bill is aimed at keeping President Trump off of the California primary ballot. The bill now heads to the California State Assembly, and there will be an upcoming hearing in […]

Trump Admin Pushes Back On Report Claiming They’ve Built Less Than 2 Miles Of Wall |

Trump Admin Pushes Back On Report Claiming They’ve Built Less Than 2 Miles Of Wall |

  Amber Athey | White House Correspondent   The Trump administration is disputing a new report that claims they’ve built less than 2 miles of border wall with nearly $2 billion in funding. Bloomberg reported Wednesday that the U.S. government has managed to erect just 1.7 miles of bollard fencing with the $1.57 billion appropriated by Congress […]

Gov. Newsom’s new health care rhetoric stops short of single-payer promises

Gov. Newsom’s new health care rhetoric stops short of single-payer promises

By Chris Reed Twenty months ago, then-Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom sealed the endorsement of the powerful California Nurses Association in the governor’s race with an impassioned promise to bring single-payer health care to the Golden State. “There’s no reason to wait around on universal health care and single-payer in California. It’s time to move [Senate […]

Ventura | Can This Coming Change Be Breaking Precedent?

Ventura | Can This Coming Change Be Breaking Precedent?

“ A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” —Lao Tzu For the most part, nobody noticed the change. Ventura voters paid little attention to the City Council’s revamped process for committees and commissions. That’s too bad because the new process is the first step towards improving the city.   Voters elected a […]

Republican Leader Grove’s Statement on the Disastrous High-Speed Rail Project

Republican Leader Grove’s Statement on the Disastrous High-Speed Rail Project

SACRAMENTO – Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) issued the following statement after the Assembly Transportation Committee held an extensive hearing on the California High-Speed Rail project today. “The more we look at this project, the more uncertainties come to light. Whether it is the loss of federal funds, the looming deadlines, or the failure to comply […]

Immediate Action Needed! Call the Capitol to protect Proposition 13!

Immediate Action Needed! Call the Capitol to protect Proposition 13!

ACTION ALERT: We need every HJTA member to oppose Assembly Constitutional Amendment 1, which attacks Proposition 13 by making it easier to raise taxes. ACA 1 cleared the Assembly Appropriations Committee last week, and is now awaiting a Floor vote. Unlike previous committee votes, and per Proposition 13, passage on the Assembly floor requires a two-thirds vote.Communicating […]