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  1. Dogs Get Their Day: Amtrak To Be Required To Allow Pets On TrainsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Switched

    Dog and cat owners of America, rejoice: A five-year highway appropriations bill that Congress reportedly agreed to on Tuesday instructs Amtrak to develop a policy allowing pets on passenger trains. The provision, tucked into page 877 of a 1,300-page bill, would create a pilot program for the government-subsidized rail system.


  2. Essential California: Ready or not, Thanksgiving is hereRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 26 | Los Angeles Times

    And counting. Here's what is going on across California. Revelations that the California bullet train project might end up well over budget are prompting new questions about the massive but controversial effort.


  3. Poll: Syrian Refugees in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | My Mother Lode

    An informal myMotherLode poll records 79 percent do not think California should continue to accept Syrian refugees. The remaining 21% represent 16% in support and 5% maybe. 8 comments

  4. House raises bar on Syrian refugees, dividing California lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | The Fresno Bee

    Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., joined by Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., left, points to the embedded chip in her passport that contains digital information, as she and other Democrats talk about security measures for Syrian refugees and others coming into the U.S., Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House on Thursday erected new barriers to Syrian refugees, with a measure that divides California lawmakers and hits home among some Central Valley families.


  5. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | KOGO-AM San Diego

    Thursday's vote reflects the anxiety of their constituents after the Paris attacks. Forty-seven Democrats voted for the bill, which would require FBI background checks and individual sign-offs from three high-ranking U.S. officials before refugees could enter the U.S. The 14 Republicans and eight Democrats from California who voted "yes" on this bill have generally expressed that their intentions are to keep the country safe.


  6. Amtrak to test pet program in limited areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 |

    It all began with Lily, a 15-pound snowball of a French bulldog with the face of a tough guy and the personality of a princess. She and her owner, Republican congressman Jeff Denham of California, take the occasional coast-to-coast plane ride... The guilt tugs at your heart-strings.


  7. Inside the Syrian refugee vote: California representatives explain what shaped their votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Los Angeles Times

    Rep. Jim Costa was among the eight California Democrats who bucked the Obama administration to support a bill that would block the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees. Rep. Jim Costa was among the eight California Democrats who bucked the Obama administration to support a bill that would block the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees.


  8. Essential Politics: Congress to vote on refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Los Angeles Times

    The question of how to handle Syrian refugees coming to America continues to dominate the political discussion, with the focus Thursday on Congress. The House is expected to vote on a Republican-crafted plan that would, as new Speaker Paul Ryan explains it, "pause" the acceptance of refugees in the aftermath of the deadly massacre in Paris.


  9. New reservoir for Northern California?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | KCRA-TV Sacramento



  10. Congressmen Vargas and Denham Establish Immigrant Servicemembers and Veterans CaucusRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Holtville Tribune

    Today, Representative Juan Vargas and Representative Jeff Denham launched the Immigrant Servicemembers and Veterans Caucus, in an effort to focus on issues related to current Servicemembers and Veterans who are immigrants or on a pathway to a lawful immigration status. On the eve of Veteran's Day, the caucuses launched to honor and recognize the contributions of immigrants who have and are serving in the military.


  11. Governor Brown Announces AppointmentsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 9 | Holtville Tribune

    Andrew Campbell, 23, of Oakdale, has been appointed to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors. Campbell has been a student services representative in the Office of Congressman Jeff Denham since 2015.


  12. House Passes Transportation Bill with Meal and Rest Break ImplicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | JD Supra

    On November 5, 2015, the House of Representatives approved a transportation funding bill with an amendment that would reverse a 2014 Ninth Circuit decision that California's meal and rest break laws are not preempted under the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994 . This amendment is of critical importance to truck operators in California as well as the rest of the country.


  13. Here's what California can expect from Congress' highway billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | Los Angeles Times

    Grace Napolitano and Jeff Denham will help negotiate final details of the six-year highway funding bill with the Senate. The bill includes several proposals from the state's congressional delegation the directly benefit Californians.


  14. House passes 6-year highway billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    The U.S. House has passed a six-year highway bill overwhelmingly following two days of debate on amendments. The final vote, 363 to 64 in favor, means the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 will now move onto a reconciliation process with a Senate bill passed earlier this summer.


  15. McCarthy: Use high-speed rail funds to quench Californiaa s droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 |

    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a persistent critic of California's high-speed rail program, said that the funds for the project should be diverted to quench the state's severe drought. The California Republican made the proposal Wednesday after the Los Angeles Times reported that the system's contractor pegged the cost of building the initial segment at 31 percent above the original estimate, but the California High Speed Rail Authority did not use that figure in its 2014 business plan.


  16. At lawmakers' urging, agency reveals report on growing bullet train costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | Los Angeles Times

    The 210 Freeway and Sunland Boulevard intersect at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains, near where tunneling for the bullet train is proposed. The 210 Freeway and Sunland Boulevard intersect at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains, near where tunneling for the bullet train is proposed.


  17. Ryan caved on immigration to become speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | The Fresno Bee

    House Speaker Paul Ryan's weekend pronouncement that a much-needed immigration overhaul won't happen provides a sad commentary on the start of his speakership. In morning talk shows this past Sunday, Ryan blamed President Barack Obama, claiming Republicans "can't trust" the president, who used his executive powers to tweak immigration policy, having rightly concluded that Congress was paralyzed on the issue.


  18. California Republicans vow to keep up pressure on immigration reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | The Hill

    Two California Republicans vow they'll push the House to consider immigration reform legislation despite new Speaker Paul Ryan's pledge not to take up the issue. Reps.


  19. Lawmakers lose to Capitol Police in charity football gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Hill

    Members of Congress took time off from passing legislation to pass a football on Wednesday night, coming up short in a 14-6 game against the U.S. Capitol Police at the Congressional Football Game. The biennial flag-football event pits lawmakers, along with some NFL professionals, against the Capitol Police to raise money for fallen police and military members.


  20. Central Valley Republicans want immigration reform despite speaker's promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Rep. Jeff Denham , right, testifies on Capitol Hill in July. He has announced his support for a broad immigration overhaul bill.