Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47), on Thursday offered the final amendment to the Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011, H.R. 527. Rep. Sanchez’ motion to recommit, which did not pass, would have ensured that H.R. 527 does not prohibit the implementation of recently passed incentives that help small businesses to hire veterans.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 31 Comments
On Friday, we posted some advice for OccupyWallStreet from Rolling Stone political writer Matt Taibbi and it’s great advice. One of the downsides of a “leaderless” movement is that “message” is all over the place. Is there corporate greed? Absolutely. …
by Chris Prevatt • • 1 Comment
Yesterday, President Barack Obama held a press conference. Among the things he discussed were the economy, jobs, the debt ceiling, and the need for Congress to act; Right Now.
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As I traveled around town, I continued to be on the lookout for the regular people on the streets. A few weeks back, I ran into the “drifter”. He had been chased away by the Sheriff after the local property manager had lodged a complaint. He was back with his increasingly faded “Need Work” Sign occupying the usual corner right across from the beautiful Laguna Niguel City Hall. I worked up the courage to walk up to see how he was doing.
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In light of the efforts of the City of Costa Mesa to sell off our core government services piece by piece to the lowest bidder and cast off our dedicated public employees, I’ve got to wonder when people are going to wake up and see what these Robber Barons are trying to do to our country.
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Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47), along with members of the California Democratic delegation, have sent a letter to President Obama applauding the Administrationâ€™s commitment to investing $53 billion over the next six years to high speed rail, and urging the Administration to commit a significant portion of that funding to high speed rail projects in California.
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The January 2011 Jobs Report was released on Friday indicating that the unemployment rate dropped down to 9 percent, which is four-tenths of a percent less than last month and the lowest level since April 2009. In addition, the economy added 36,000 private sector jobs.