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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.
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.
January 26, 2005 | Garry South, Garry South is a Democratic strategist who managed Gray Davis' two campaigns for governor.
Remember when our grade school crossing guards used to say, "The lines are your friends"? Well, that could also apply to members of the Legislature and the California congressional delegation. After every decennial census, the Legislature is required to redraw the boundaries of all legislative and congressional districts to take population growth and shifts into account.
Congressional Democrats will unleash a flood of interviews today on behalf of Rep. Loretta Sanchez to pressure the House committee investigating her election and to remind voters the probe is still going on. Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) defeated nine-term incumbent Robert K. Dornan last fall by 984 votes. For the last 10 months, the House Oversight Committee has investigated Dornan's claims that the election was decided by noncitizens who illegally registered to vote.
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