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Ken Calvert

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  • Burbank lawmaker seeks millions for earthquake warning system

    Burbank lawmaker seeks millions for earthquake warning system
    WASHINGTON -- A group of lawmakers is hoping the recent string of Southern California temblors will jolt Congress into funding an earthquake warning system. The lawmakers are seeking some of the $38.3 million needed to build the system on the West Coast...
  • California drought: House Republicans take aim at water rules

    California drought: House Republicans take aim at water rules
    WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House passed legislation Wednesday billed as a response to the California drought, but the measure is unlikely to go further in the face of a White House veto threat and opposition from the state’s...
  • 28 Republicans may now face the tea-party music after debt-limit vote

    Right-wing and tea-party groups already have House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) on their enemies list, thanks to his stance on last year's bipartisan budget agreement. One can only wonder what will happen to the rest of the House GOP leadership now...
  • Commentary: Feds, city came together on dredging project

    Re. "Newport completes lower-bay dredging," Feb. 15: An article by reporter Jill Cowan in the Daily Pilot highlights the completion of the Lower Bay (Newport Harbor) dredging. As I stated in the article, it was a "long, hard road to complete the big...
  • Walters picks up more endorsements

    State Sen. Mimi Walters announced more endorsements this week in her campaign for the 45th Congressional District. The election is set for next June. Walters, whose 37th District includes Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and portions of Huntington Beach and...
  • Californians balance support of Obama, anti-Syria strike stance

    WASHINGTON — The issue of Syria has scrambled the usual political alliances that have long defined California’s members of Congress, even as President Obama and delegation leaders seek to persuade them to side with him. Backing their party&...
  • Schiff, lawmakers want Forest Service to reuse Air Force cargo planes to fight wildfires

    Schiff, lawmakers want Forest Service to reuse Air Force cargo planes to fight wildfires
    With the Air Force announcing it no longer needs its fleet of C-27J cargo planes, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), today joined other members of Congress in introducing a new bill to transfer 14 planes to the U.S. Forest Service to fight wildfires. The...
  • Congressional candidates tout backers

     
    Rep. Janice Hahn (D-San Pedro) continued to add to her endorsements in what is so far a three-way fight among Democrats for the newly drawn 44th Congressional District next year. Hahn recently announced backing from Alex Rooker, first vice-chair of......
  • Three area Republican congressmen endorse Mitt Romney

     
    Mitt Romney is being backed by three Southern California congressmen. Reps. Jerry Lewis of Redlands, Ken Calvert of Corona and Brian Bilbray of Carlsbad have officially endorsed Mitt Romney....
  • Hastert's Prairie Parkway push: FOX eyes

     
    by Mark Silva The former speaker of the House, Republican Dennis Hastert, is among the subjects of a FOX News Channel examination of questionable "earmarks'' in federal spending. His earmark: the Prairie Parkway that runs near land he owned west......
  • Republicans learning to love the stimulus

     
    by Mark Silva Even in defeat, it seems, there is victory. Even that $787-billion economic stimulus that all the House's Republicans opposed has its rosy side. "The timing couldn't be better,'' one Florida Republican crows about a high-speed rail project.....
  • Will the home buyer tax credit get packed away?

     
    As the time nears to bid farewell to the popular $8,000 tax credit for first-time home buyers, sentiment is building to extend -- and maybe expand -- the program. The tax credit is set to end Nov. 30, meaning that......