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August 14, 1996 | BILL BILLITER
The City Council has passed a resolution endorsing the upcoming Congressional Leadership Summit, a gathering Monday in Los Angeles of all Southern California members of Congress. The bipartisan session with the theme "California First" is being sponsored by the Southern California Assn. of Governments. The council's resolution said the summit could "foster unity" in the Southern California congressional delegation on issues affecting the region.
May 20, 2009 | Eric Bailey
California voters delivered a potent defeat Tuesday to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Capitol lawmakers, dismissing a slate of ballot measures they had championed as a way to fight the state's latest deficit crisis. Just one of the half-dozen measures passed in a special election marked by meager voter turnout: Proposition 1F, which bans salary hikes for Sacramento politicians in deficit years like this one.
April 14, 1992
In response to "Beilenson Tells Constituents of 5 Bad Checks" (Times Valley Edition, March 29), does this story deserve front page headline status? Haven't I read in these pages over the years that Beilenson is the only member of California's congressional delegation, both House and Senate, who never takes money from the special interests represented by the political action committees? The only incumbent who raises and spends less money than his challenger?
September 6, 1991
Mayor Tom Bradley on Thursday urged California's congressional delegation to support the extension of an annually funded federal low-income housing tax-credit program that has generated 3,000 affordable units in Los Angeles over the past five years. Congress has not indicated whether it will renew the 5-year-old program, which provides $300 million worth of tax credits each year to investors who purchase interests in housing for low-income tenants over a 10-year period.
August 14, 1985 | Robert Hanley \f7
Area residents can attend a special meeting of the City Council Thursday that will update residents on the compromise plan recently conceived by the U.S. Department of the Interior and the California Congressional delegation. The plan would open large areas of local coastline to oil exploration. No action will be taken at the 7:30 p.m. meeting, but public testimony will be gathered and relayed to U.S. Interior Secretary Donald P.
March 21, 1986 | From a Times Staff Writer
How California's congressional delegation voted in Thursday's House vote on aid for the U.S.-backed Nicaraguan contras: Democrats against: Glenn M. Anderson, Jim Bates, Anthony C. Beilenson, Howard L. Berman, Douglas H. Bosco, Barbara Boxer, George E. Brown Jr., Sala Burton, Tony Coelho, Ronald V. Dellums, Julian C. Dixon, Mervyn M. Dymally, Don Edwards, Vic Fazio, Augustus F. Hawkins, Tom Lantos, Richard H. Lehman, Mel Levine, Matthew G. Martinez, Robert T.
January 7, 1987 | Associated Press
Rep. Sala Burton (D-Calif.), who underwent colon surgery last August for removal of a malignant tumor, took the oath of office for her second full House term today at her home, after she complained of feeling faint. The oath was administered at Mrs. Burton's home on Capitol Hill by Democratic Rep. Don Edwards, dean of the California congressional delegation, who acted on the authority of a House-passed resolution.
May 22, 1996
In response to Alan Pasternak's May 8 letter: Ward Valley and the chosen operator, US Ecology, have been unable to gain the confidence of political leaders in California and Washington. Numerous members of the California congressional delegation as well as members of the state Legislature have serious concerns regarding the safety of Ward Valley, the Republicans and Democrats alike. Those critical of placing a nuclear waste dump next to California's major source of water (the Colorado River)
May 23, 1988 | Associated Press
The Supreme Court today refused, at least for now, to hear a Republican challenge to a redistricting plan that has placed Democrats in firm control of California's congressional delegation. The court, without comment, turned down a request to grant speeded-up consideration to the case, which raises the politically explosive issue of gerrymandering. Republicans urged the justices to grant review now so arguments in the case can be heard when the court opens its 1988-89 term in October.
March 22, 1993
This is one constituent and defense industry consultant who is not pleased by the California congressional delegation's successful effort to "save" several military installations from being considered for closure. Their lobbying and the President's response smack of "business as usual" pork-barrel politics. Any legitimate complaints that we might have about the political motives of the creators of the hit list should be aired in the public hearings to come--not in the back rooms of the White House.
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