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May 19, 1994
Why does our own Rep. Jane Harman (D--Marina del Rey) oppose a vote on cutting federal waste? Specifically, she opposed "A to Z," a promising pending proposal to convene a special session of Congress during which any Representative could propose cuts in any federal program, subject to a roll-call vote. Why? She has even sought to prevent a floor vote on "A to Z" by keeping the bill lodged in committee.
December 13, 1992
South Bay's freshman U.S. Rep. Jane Harman has been named to both the House's Armed Services Committee and its Science, Space and Technology Committee, it was announced Thursday. Harman (D-Marina del Rey) said she pursued the committee assignments because they are key positions from which she can help her coastal district's aerospace industry adjust to a peacetime economy. "This is such an important first step," Harman said after the assignments were announced.
March 31, 1994
Assistant Secretary of the Interior George Frampton will visit the South Bay on Wednesday. Frampton will tour several open areas and the Ballona Wetlands, accompanied by Rep. Jane Harman (D-Marina del Rey). The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy will show Frampton open space on the peninsula at Portuguese Bend before a visit to Catalina Island.
April 7, 2006 | Tom Hamburger and Greg Miller, Times Staff Writers
Experts in national security law say a decision by President Bush to authorize the leak of classified information to a reporter probably would not be illegal. But if Bush did so -- as a former top White House aide has testified he did -- there could be significant damage to the credibility of a president who has repeatedly and publicly expressed his abhorrence of leaks.
March 3, 1998
The Army Corps of Engineers has approved $750,000 for the emergency dredging of channels blocking access to Marina del Rey harbor, officials announced. The funding complements $500,000 allocated for dredging as part of the 1997 Energy and Water Appropriations Act, the law that funds Corps projects. "The powerful storms of recent weeks have nearly closed both the northern and southern channel access to the Marina del Rey harbor," said Rep. Jane Harman (D-Torrance).
February 9, 2003
I had to read to the very end of "Hospitals to Get $150-Million Infusion" (Feb. 5) to learn about the real effect of this federal money on our county health system. "The present deal does not solve costly structural problems within the health department, and [director of the county Department of Health Services Dr. Thomas] Garthwaite said L.A. County may have to look anew for cuts in a couple of years." U.S. Rep. Jane Harman (D-Venice) calls the agreement "a long-awaited step forward."
June 12, 1998
A congressional subcommittee has recommended earmarking $63 million of the energy and water appropriations bill for fiscal year 1999 for dredging at the port of Los Angeles, a spokesman for Rep. Jane Harman (D-Torrance), said Thursday. The recommendation is included in a bill that would allocate funds to the Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Energy and several other federal agencies. The dredging is part of the port's Pier 400 Project, a new container terminal at the port.
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