U.S. Department of Education Launches Investigation into Foreign Gifts at Ivy League Universities

U.S. Department of Education Launches Investigation into Foreign Gifts at Ivy League Universities

Washington, DC…Since July, the Department has uncovered more than $6 billion in unreported foreign gifts from countries including Qatar, China, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.  The U.S. Department of Education announced today it is launching investigations into both Harvard and Yale Universities after it appears both Ivy League higher education institutions potentially failed to report hundreds […]

Possible Predatory Tow Company in South Lake Tahoe

Possible Predatory Tow Company in South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe, CA—Officials Seek Information on Tow Companies Defrauding Consumers. The South Lake Tahoe Police Department has received informal complaints from the public about possible illegal tow practices. These complaints involve cars that were towed from the private parking areas near Heavenly Village. The SLTPD and El Dorado County District Attorney, Vern Pierson, are […]

Governor Newsom on Trump Administration Dropping Antitrust Probe into California’s Agreement with Automakers on Emissions Standards

Governor Newsom on Trump Administration Dropping Antitrust Probe into California’s Agreement with Automakers on Emissions Standards

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement in response to reports that the U.S. Department of Justice has closed its antitrust inquiry into the major automakers that have signed on to California’s voluntary framework to reduce emissions: “These trumped up charges were always a sham – a blatant attempt by the Trump administration […]

Governor Newsom Issues Proclamation Declaring Black History Month

Governor Newsom Issues Proclamation Declaring Black History Month

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation declaring February 2020, as Black History Month in the State of California. The text of the proclamation is below: PROCLAMATION The history of democracy in the United States is one of struggle and triumph. Equality and freedom, denied from the beginning to African Americans, were only made truer […]

Senate Votes to Acquit President Trump Largely Along Party Lines

Senate Votes to Acquit President Trump Largely Along Party Lines

Washington, DC…President Trump was Acquitted along party lines today. The only defection on either side was Senator Romney vote for impeachment on one of the articles. The following is from McConnell on End of Impeachment Trial before the votes: “The Senate Must Do What We Were Created To Do” U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell […]

President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address

President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address

Washington, DC…Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very much. Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — (applause) — and my fellow citizens: Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you to share the incredible results. Jobs are booming, […]

Vote to Force Witnesses Fails in Senate Impeachment Trial

Vote to Force Witnesses Fails in Senate Impeachment Trial

Washington, DC…U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) issued the following statement today regarding the Senate Impeachment Trial: A majority of the U.S. Senate has determined that the numerous witnesses and 28,000-plus pages of documents already in evidence are sufficient to judge the House Managers’ accusations and end this impeachment trial. There is no need […]