All posts tagged "politics"

  • Yucaipa Political News
    Congress Increases Veterans’ Benefits

    On Tuesday Congress voted unanimously to approve increases to veterans’ compensation for disability. If enacted, the Veterans’ Cost of Living Adjustment Act of 2015 would allow cost of living adjustments for Department of Veterans Affairs compensations to...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • Yucaipa News April 16th, 2015
    Assemblyman Chad Mayes Reaches Out to Latinos

    Assemblyman Chad Mayes joined Assemblymembers Kristin Olsen, David Hadley, and Ling Ling Chang to connect with Latinos in Southern California. The four reached out to the editorial board of Hoy Los Ángeles (Today Los Angeles) to voice...

    • Posted July 23, 2015
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  • Vote Makes News in Yucaipa CA
    Cook Votes to Revoke Terrorist Passports

    On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on HR 237, the Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) Passport Revocation Act. This bill would authorize the State Department to revoke or deny passports and passport cards to individuals affiliated with foreign...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Yucaipa News March 26, 2015
    California Republicans introduce healthcare legislation

    California State Senate Republicans introduced two measures on Thursday intended to help low-income and disabled Californians gain better access to doctors, nurses, and developmental services. The measures were authored by Senators Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) and Jeff Stone...

    • Posted July 19, 2015
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  • Yucaipa News April 22, 2015
    House votes for California Drought Relief

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill, H.R. 2898 on Thursday that would mitigate the effects of California’s exceptional drought. The bill would increase the water supply by updating water-pumping regulations and would streamline the federal...

    • Posted July 17, 2015
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  • Yucaipa News April 10th, 2015
    Mike Morrell to introduce resolution in support of ‘Kate’s Law’

    A bill has been introduced in Congress in response to the killing of a woman in San Francisco by a previously deported convicted felon. Kathryn Steinle was shot and killed at San Francisco’s Pier 14 two weeks...

    • Posted July 16, 2015
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  • Drones Banned in Yucaipa Fire Areas
    Paul Cook introduces legislation to ban drones during firefighting

    In three weeks at three separate fires in the San Bernardino mountains, hobbyist drones have forced the suspension of aerial firefighting operations. The Lake Fire, the Sterling Fire and the Mill 2 fire all saw aerial operations...

    • Posted July 14, 2015
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  • Yucaipa News April 10th, 2015
    Morrell legislation becomes law

    Last week Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislatoin that was authored by State Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga). SB 785 provides clarification for those who are involved in the administration of an estate. The bill provides definitions for...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Yucaipa Politics March, 2015
    State Senate Passes, Brown Signs Mandatory Vaccine Bill

    On Monday the California State Senate passed SB 277, a bill that requires parents to vaccinate their children as a condition to enroll in public schools. On Tuesday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill, making California one...

    • Posted July 1, 2015
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  • Yucaipa Makes Good Call on Vaccines
    Chad Mayes Votes No on Vaccine Bill

    On Thursday Assemblyman Chad Mayes (R-Yucca Valley) voted no on SB 277, a bill that would require parents to vaccinate their children before enrolling them in schools or daycare. The bill does not allow parents to decline...

    • Posted June 30, 2015
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