House Passes Bill To Repeal Obamacare 245 to 189

House Passes Bill To Repeal Obamacare 245 to 189

Washington, DC..The House passed a resolution repealing the Obama Health Care legislation. It was largely a symbolic vote as the Democratically controlled Senate will most likely vote down the repeal along party lines just as the vote today was along party lines in the House. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today delivered the following speech […]

Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board Vacancies

Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board Vacancies

The Placer County Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board has several vacancies, including positions for clients of county programs and for outside professionals. Created in 1993, the advisory board has seats for 16 members. It generally meets once a month. “We are eager to get the vacant seats filled because the advisory board plays […]

GOP Ousts Steele, Picks Priebus to Head Party

GOP Ousts Steele, Picks Priebus to Head Party

Washington, DC…The new national Republican Party chairman says his party has to “get on track” to “defeat Barack Obama in 2012.” In a brief victory speech today, Reince Priebus asked for unity within the fractured 168-member Republican National Committee. (Jan. 14)

Caroline Kennedy and David S. Ferriero Unveil Groundbreaking Online Archive of the Collection of President John F. Kennedy

Caroline Kennedy and David S. Ferriero Unveil Groundbreaking Online Archive of the Collection of President John F. Kennedy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – To help mark the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy, David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, and Caroline Kennedy, President of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, today unveiled the nation’s largest online digitized presidential archive, providing unprecedented global access to the most important papers, records, […]

Washoe County Animal Services Invites Public to Comment on Proposed Ordinance Changes Through Multiple Ways

Washoe County Animal Services Invites Public to Comment on Proposed Ordinance Changes Through Multiple Ways

Washoe County Animal Services officers are inviting the public to comment on proposed changes to existing county ordinances that govern how they ensure public safety and animal protection in our community. To make it convenient for the public, the County is offering multiple ways to provide comment: Attend Our Open Houses. On Saturday, January 22nd […]

Senator Gaines Introduces Measure To Cut Election Costs

Senator Gaines Introduces Measure To Cut Election Costs

SACRAMENTO— Senator Ted Gaines, R—Roseville, today announced that he has introduced a bill that will help cut the cost of special elections in smaller California counties. Senate Bill 109 will give counties with populations under 400,000 the option to hold solely vote-by-mail elections in situations where a special election is called. “My bill will help […]

Washoe County Seeks Input on Construction Grading Standards for the Unincorporated Areas

Washoe County Seeks Input on Construction Grading Standards for the Unincorporated Areas

Washoe County is seeking public input on a possible revision to its Grading Standards (Washoe County Development Code Article 438) which is applicable in the unincorporated areas only of Washoe County. This portion of the County Code contains standards for construction grading of earth as well as thresholds for determining when grading should require special […]

Placer County Probation Department’s Alternative Sentencing Program

Placer County Probation Department’s Alternative Sentencing Program

The Placer County Board of Supervisors today dealt with two items related to the County’s alternative sentencing programs. The first was a report on the programs from Chief Probation Officer Stephen G. Pecor. In the second item, the Board approved a cooperative agreement for electronic monitoring equipment used in the programs. Pecor reported to the […]

Placer County Supervisors OK Legislative Platform

Placer County Supervisors OK Legislative Platform

The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved the county’s 2011 legislative platform at its regularly scheduled meeting. Each year, the Supervisors consider and approve a platform that directs staff in its efforts to support, oppose or sponsor federal and state legislation, in addition to coordinating the county’s legislative advocacy programs. The platform is used by […]