Senator Gaines Responds To Governor Circumventing Gann Limit

Senator Gaines Responds To Governor Circumventing Gann Limit

Sacramento, CA…Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Brown’s attempt to side-step the Gann Limit, which restricts California’s government spending to the 1978-79 level and only allows it to grow adjusted for inflation and population. Under the Gann Limit, state revenues above the voter-approved limit are required to be refunded […]

Deadline For Winter Storm Damage Requests For Public Assistance Is April 15th

Sacramento, CA… State agencies, local and tribal governments, as well as certain private nonprofit organizations, which sustained damage during severe winter storms from Jan. 18 to Jan. 23, have until April 15, 2017, to submit Requests for Public Assistance (RPA). Submitting an RPA to the state is the first step in applying for funding under […]

Secretary of State, Rex W. Tillerson On the Attack in London

Secretary of State, Rex W. Tillerson On the Attack in London

Washington, DC…On behalf of the United States, I express my condolences to the victims and their families. The American people send their thoughts and prayers to the people of the United Kingdom. We condemn these horrific acts of violence, and whether they were carried out by troubled individuals or by terrorists, the victims know no […]

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 21, 2017, as National Agriculture Day

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 21, 2017, as National Agriculture Day

Washington, DC…America’s farmers and ranchers help feed the world, fuel our Nation’s economy, and lead global markets in output and productivity. The efficiency of American agriculture has provided this country with abundance our ancestors could not have imagined. The agriculture sector of the United States is endlessly innovative. It continuously builds on its centuries of […]

U.S. Charges Russian FSB Officers and Their Criminal Conspirators for Hacking Yahoo and Millions of Email Accounts

U.S. Charges Russian FSB Officers and Their Criminal Conspirators for Hacking Yahoo and Millions of Email Accounts

Washington, DC…A grand jury in the Northern District of California has indicted four defendants, including two officers of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), for computer hacking, economic espionage and other criminal offenses in connection with a conspiracy, beginning in January 2014, to access Yahoo’s network and the contents of webmail accounts. The defendants are […]

CBO Estimates Proposed Health Care Act Would Reduce Deficits By $337 Billion

CBO Estimates Proposed Health Care Act Would Reduce Deficits By $337 Billion

Washington, DC…The Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2017 directed the House Committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce to develop legislation to reduce the deficit. The Congressional Budget Office and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have produced an estimate of the budgetary effects of the American […]

President Trump’s Weekly Address On Women’s History Month & Healthcare

President Trump’s Weekly Address On Women’s History Month & Healthcare

Washington, DC…My fellow Americans, In March, we celebrate Women’s History Month, honoring the countless contributions that women leaders, scientists, and entrepreneurs have made throughout American history. We are a greater, stronger, and more just Nation today because of women like Clara Barton, Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, and so many others. We honor them and […]

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