Governor Brown on Death of Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy

Governor Brown on Death of Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy

Sacramento, CA…Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on September 17th issued the following statement regarding the death of Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Mark Stasyuk: “Anne and I extend our deepest condolences to Deputy Stasyuk’s family, loved ones and colleagues and ask all Californians to keep them in your thoughts during this difficult time.” Deputy Stasyuk, 27, […]

Governor Brown Closes Global Climate Action Summit: “We’re Launching Our Own Damn Satellite”

Governor Brown Closes Global Climate Action Summit: “We’re Launching Our Own Damn Satellite”

San Francisco, CA…In closing remarks at the Global Climate Action Summit, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that the State of California is teaming up with San Francisco-based Earth imaging company Planet Labs (Planet) to develop and eventually launch a satellite that will track climate change-causing pollutants with unprecedented precision and help the world […]

Household Income Rises to Highest Level Ever & Poverty Drops in Latest Data From the Census Bureau

Household Income Rises to Highest Level Ever & Poverty Drops in Latest Data From the Census Bureau

Washington, DC…The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that real median household income increased by 1.8 percent between 2016 and 2017, while the official poverty rate decreased 0.4 percentage points. At the same time, the number of people without health insurance coverage and the uninsured rate were not statistically different from 2016. Median household income in […]

Forest Health Resilience Project Underway September 12 – November 16 at Spooner Lake portion of Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park

Forest Health Resilience Project Underway September 12 – November 16 at Spooner Lake portion of Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park

Lake Tahoe, NV…..With dense vegetation spanning over 300 acres, the iconic Spooner Lake portion of Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park is increasingly susceptible to environmental disturbances threatening the health of the Tahoe Basin. As such, the Nevada Division of Forestry, in collaboration with the Nevada Division of State Parks and Nevada Division of State Lands – NevadaTahoe Resource Team – all within the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources – are working […]

Rep Tom McClintock Receives Hero of Main Street Award

Rep Tom McClintock Receives Hero of Main Street Award

Washington, DC…Rep. Tom McClintock, CA-04, has been recognized as a “Hero of Main Street” by the National Retail Federation for consistently supporting public policy priorities important to the retail industry and its millions of small businesses. The awards were presented as small retailers across the country gathered in Washington for NRF’s Retail Advocates Summit. “Retailers […]

Sanders, Khanna Introduce Bill to Get Billionaires Off Welfare

Sanders, Khanna Introduce Bill to Get Billionaires Off Welfare

Washington, DC…Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) announced legislation Wednesday to give large, profitable corporations such as Amazon and Walmart a choice: pay workers a living wage or pay for the public assistance programs like Medicaid, food stamps and public housing its low-wage workers are forced to rely on. Low wages cost taxpayers […]

Gross Domestic Product: Second Quarter Revised Up to 4.2% as Economy Rolls On

Gross Domestic Product: Second Quarter Revised Up to 4.2% as Economy Rolls On

Washington, DC…Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter of 2018 (table 1), according to the “second” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP increased 2.2 percent.  The GDP estimate released today is based on more complete source data than […]

Hwy 1 Has Reopened at Mud Creek Ahead of Schedule

Hwy 1 Has Reopened at Mud Creek Ahead of Schedule

Big Sur, CA…The contractor made great progress in the last several days so final striping and inspection by our crews is underway. As a result, Highway 1 at Mud Creek reopened Wednesday, July 18, nearly 14 months after the massive landslide and emergency repair project. Electronic Message Signs will be changed once the highway is […]