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San Diego political leaders and members of the volunteer coalition working to help Afghans leave their war-torn country called for federal legislation to help thousands of evacuees gain legal permanent residence at a news conference Saturday.
Local lawmakers are hoping to get a big chunk of funds from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to reduce pollution.
Soon, $16 billion of the trillion-dollar Infrastructure and Jobs Act will be up for grabs for ports and waterways across the country.
California could one day meet its energy needs with solar power from Arizona’s deserts or hydropower from the Pacific Northwest under a $20 billion federal project to improve long-distance power transmission that was launched this month.
The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program — created in response to the lengthy COVID-19 shutdown of live events that began in March 2020 — is proving to be a crucial and major source of relief funding for scores of independent San Diego County arts, cultural and tourism venues, organizations and related businesses.
Scott Peters was barely elected to Congress in a Republican-leaning district in 2012. In that election and others since, he has fended off challenges from the right.
Oceanside — A notoriously congested interchange between state Route 78 and Interstate 5 in North County could be upgraded with federal infrastructure money, Rep. Mike Levin, D-San Capistrano, said Monday.
Two San Diego-area lawmakers previewed on Monday the local improvements that will come from the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill passed by Congress last year.
SAN DIEGO — More than $7 billion in federal funding has been allocated to build electric vehicle charging stations nationwide over the next five years.
Clean energy advocates hope that this will help bring California closer to its goal of selling only zero-emission new vehicles by 2035.
The $2 trillion infrastructure bill to build transit, fight climate change and provide economic relief to families is under negotiation
Rep. Scott Peters said Wednesday that San Diego could get millions of dollars for shoring up the coastal rail line and improving wildfire response, from federal infrastructure legislation.
SAN YSIDRO — Before the border reopened to non-essential travelers on Nov.