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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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)
NEWS
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 2008 | David Reyes
More than two dozen members of California's congressional delegation have sent a letter urging the secretary of Commerce to uphold the state Coastal Commission's veto of a controversial toll road proposal in south Orange County. The letter, sent this week by Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) and signed by other members of Congress, also urged Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez to hold a hearing in California to assess public opinion on the appeal by the Irvine-based Transportation Corridor Agencies.
NATIONAL
August 27, 2011 | By Tom Hamburger and Melanie Mason, Washington Bureau
The earthquake that rattled much of the East Coast last week is sparking angry calls from elected officials seeking an immediate reevaluation of seismic risks at two dozen or so commercial nuclear plants around the country, including two in California. The frustration is directed at members of the federal agency charged with regulating commercial nuclear plants, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. "I question their dedication to safety," Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), chairwoman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, said in an interview.
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