Defense Secretary James Mattis Plans to Retire in February

Defense Secretary James Mattis Plans to Retire in February

Washington, DC…Dear Mr. President: I have been privileged to serve as our country’s 26th Secretary of Defense which has allowed me to serve alongside our men and women of the Department in defense of our citizens and our ideals. I am proud of the progress that has been made over the past two years on […]

Attorney General Becerra: Murder Conviction of California Doctor Who Recklessly Prescribed Deadly Opioids Upheld on Appeal

Attorney General Becerra: Murder Conviction of California Doctor Who Recklessly Prescribed Deadly Opioids Upheld on Appeal

Sacramento, CA…California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and his legal team secured a critical victory in the fight against opioid abuse when the California Court of Appeal upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a former osteopathic doctor, Hsiu Ying Tseng. Tseng was convicted on February 5, 2016, of second-degree murder for the prescription drug overdoses of three of her patients: Vu […]

State Water Board Adopts 40% Unimpaired Flow Plan for Lower San Joaquin River and Southern Delta, Severe Impacts Feared for Reservoir Water Storage

State Water Board Adopts 40% Unimpaired Flow Plan for Lower San Joaquin River and Southern Delta, Severe Impacts Feared for Reservoir Water Storage

Sacramento, CA…The State Water Resources Control Board on December 12th adopted a plan designed to restore water flows through the Lower San Joaquin River and its tributaries—the Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced rivers. The plan update the Board adopted includes a requirement for 40 percent of unimpaired flow, within a range of 30 to 50 percent. […]

The Last 24 Hours of Presidential Tweets

The Last 24 Hours of Presidential Tweets

Washington, DC…The latest missives from the Presidential Fingers of Donald J. Trump. The Weekly Standard, Interior Secretary, Chief of Staff, Obamacare & more were subjected to his Twittering… 11 minutes ago The pathetic and dishonest Weekly Standard, run by failed prognosticator Bill Kristol (who, like many others, never had a clue), is flat broke and […]

Mayor Laine Offers Condolences After Death of Dr. Stephen Bannar

Mayor Laine Offers Condolences After Death of Dr. Stephen Bannar

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Mayor Laine offers condolences after death of Dr. Stephen Bannar“On behalf of myself, city council, and city staff we’d like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Dr. Stephen Bannar. Dr. Bannar was an integral part of this community. As a doctor, and a community member he was as well […]

Attorney General Becerra Denounces Court Ruling Declaring the ACA Unconstitutional, Vows to Continue the Fight

Attorney General Becerra Denounces Court Ruling Declaring the ACA Unconstitutional, Vows to Continue the Fight

Sacramento, CA…Attorney General Becerra today issued the following statement regarding Judge Reed O’Connor’s decision in Texas v. U.S., declaring the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional, but denying the injunction: “Today’s ruling is an assault on 133 million Americans with preexisting conditions, on the 20 million Americans who rely on the ACA for healthcare, and on […]

Multiple Violations, Unsafe Living Conditions Force City to Take Action on Local Landlord

Multiple Violations, Unsafe Living Conditions Force City to Take Action on Local Landlord

South Lake Tahoe, CA- Deplorable, unsafe living conditions at a South Lake Tahoe apartment complex forced the city to take action at a local apartment complex. The property at 3546 Spruce Ave. was purchased by Leonard Lee on October 18, 2016. In May of 2017, the City started getting complaints about substandard housing at the […]

Judge Reed O’Connor Rules Obamacare Unconstitutional

Judge Reed O’Connor Rules Obamacare Unconstitutional

Fort Worth, TX…U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor has ruled that the ACA or Obamacare is unconstitutional. From the Decision…”The Court’s analysis involves three separate inquiries and conclusions. First, the Court finds the Parties satisfy the applicable standing requirements. Second, the Court finds the Individual Mandate can no longer be fairly read as an exercise of […]

Why Our Border Matters By Congressman Tom McClintock

Why Our Border Matters  By Congressman Tom McClintock

Washington, DC…Every nation has a natural right and responsibility to determine who is admitted to its borders. This is what defines a country and ultimately determines whether its culture, values and institutions will endure. The unique qualities that develop within each country’s borders naturally make some more desirable places to live than others. These differences […]

Yes, There is a Santa Claus…In Indiana

Yes, There is a Santa Claus…In Indiana

Washington, DC…The holidays are a time for gathering and celebrating with family and friends, gift-giving, reflection and thanks. To commemorate this time of year, the U.S. Census Bureau joins in the fun with a list of holiday-related facts and figures from its vast collection of statistics. Every Day is Christmas in Noel, Mo. Places with […]