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Monday Apr 21 | Contra Costa Times

Political Blotter: House members cheer tougher penalties for illegal pot grows

This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Napa, CA, Representative Jared Huffman, San Rafael, CA, Sam Farr

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Reporter

Lines quickly being drawn in Solano DA's race

With the race for Solano County District Attorney beginning to take shape, money and supporters of the incumbent and his challenger, are beginning to pile up.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Solano County, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Vallejo, CA, Vacaville, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Former online poker player hopes to unseat Congressman Mike Thompson

James Hinton of Napa, a former online Texas Hold 'Em poker player, is doing something no Republican has dared to this year: He's going all in and challenging incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson in the heavily Democratic 5th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Napa, CA, Drugs

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

Thompson applauds unemployment insurance extention

Congressman Mike Thompson commended the Senate for passing bipartisan legislation to extend unemployment insurance for nearly 3 million Americans, including more than 514,000 Californians.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California

Vallejo Times-Herald

Former online poker player James Hinton hopes to unseat Democrat Mike Thompson

James Hinton of Napa, a former on-line Texas Hold 'Em poker player, is doing something no Republican has dared to this year: He's going all in and challenging incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson in the heavily Democratic 5th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Napa, CA, Drugs, Marijuana

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NewsTalk 1530 KFBK

Higher Penalties For Illegally Grown Marijuana

Congressman Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman are just a few of the lawmakers who are happy with the U.S. Sentencing Commission for raising the penalties for those who illegally grow pot that effects the environment and property.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sonoma Valley Sun

Thompson: 'Reckless' budget plan won't pass Senate

Though the House Majority's Fiscal Year 2015 budget was passed by the House today, Sonoma Valley's U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson, who voted against it, said the Senate will not pass the budget, and if it did, the President would veto it.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, California, California Government

Ukiah Blog Live

ALERT! U.S. Navy Escalates Warfare Testing in the Pacific, Atlantic & ...

ALERT! U.S. Navy Escalates Warfare Testing in the Pacific, Atlantic & Gulf of Mexico in 2014 - PUBLIC COMMENT DEADLINE APRIL 15, 2014 - Action Items from Rosalind Peterson Public Comment Due by April 15, 2014, on U.S. Navy NWTT Website for Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho & Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, California

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Hattiesburg American

State Democrats still need Rep. Thompson

At first, it was only black Democratic Party candidates in the Delta who sought the favor of Mississippi's first legitimate African-American political kingmaker.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Bennie Thompson, Democrat, Representative Gregg Harper, Representative Steven Palazzo, Republican, Representative Alan Nunnelee

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Army Times

Group says Congress should set example by hiring more vets

Despite numerous efforts by lawmakers in recent years to spur veterans employment in the private sector, few congressional offices have followed suit.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Don Young, Republican

The Business Journal

Insurance: Sonoma, Marin to get 'urban' Medicare reimbursement

Legislation enabling health care providers, including many in the North Bay, to collect higher reimbursement rates on Medicare patients recently passed the U.S. Senate and was signed by the president, a move that will likely permit more physicians to treat Medicare patients.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Sonoma, CA, Recreational Vehicle, El Dorado/Honorbuilt, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, St. Helena, CA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Community Voice

SCEIP still going strong, celebrates 5th anniversary

The Sonoma County Energy Independence Program is celebrating its fifth anniversary, riding the wave of a nationwide resurgence in support for Property Assessed Clean Energy financing.

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Related Topix: Sonoma County, CA, Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

RV Business

Mike Thompson's I5 RV Show Kicking Off Today

California-based multilocation dealer Mike Thompson's RV Superstore is kicking off today its I5 RV Show at its Santa Fe Springs location.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Santa Fe Springs, CA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Reporter

Solano contingent meets with D.C. leaders

A team of Solano leaders has jumped coasts this week, ensconced in the nation's capitol to lobby Congressional leaders and staff regarding local transportation needs.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Vallejo, CA, Benicia, CA

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Petaluma360

Brown, Thompson step in to aid PACE loan program for homeowners

Gov. Jerry Brown and Rep. Mike Thompson are involved in separate efforts to boost Sonoma County's groundbreaking program to help residents pay for energy-saving improvements to their homes.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Sonoma County, CA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, St. Helena, CA

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Editorial: Nudge Congress to act on public lands bills

Until earlier this month, Congress hadn't acted to protect a single new acre of public land as a national park, national conservation area or wilderness area since 2009.

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Related Topix: US News, Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, Barack Obama, Opinion

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Inside Bay Area

VA benefits backlog: Critics say agency is still too slow

Whenever Vietnam veteran Don Cooper asked about his request for an in-home aide, the Oakland VA regional benefit office told him the same thing: A decision would take 14 months.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Livermore, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Eric Swalwell

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

Congressman Mike Thompson to host annual ravioli dinner in Lakeport

Congressman Mike Thompson will host his 23rd annual Lake County Ravioli Dinner Saturday at the Lake County Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Lakeport, CA, Lake County, CA

McClatchy

Growers of thirsty pot are under fire in drought-struck California

State officials say a pot plant sucks up an average of 6 gallons of water per day, worsening a shortage caused by one of the biggest droughts on record.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative John Garamendi, Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, California, California Government

Light Reading

US Intelligence Committee Plots End to NSA Bulk Data Collection

Chairman Mike Rogers and Ranking Member C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger today introduced the FISA Transparency and Modernization Act of 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, George Miller, Gary Miller, Devin Nunes, Republican, Dutch Ruppersberger, Mike Rogers

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