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Washington, D.C. - On March 18, 2015, Congressman Michael M. Honda (CA-17th) introduced a resolution in honor of the Iranian New Year into the House of Representatives. The legislation recognizes the cultural and historical significance of Nowruz and wishes Iranian Americans, the people of Iran, and all those who celebrate the holiday a prosperous new year.
Congressman Scott Peters, whose 52nd District includes La Jolla, has launched the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for district high school students.
San Diego-based Healthy Dining is teaming up with the Poway Unified School District Foundation to launch Healthy Dining School Rewards, an innovative partnership with local restaurants to raise funds for school fitness and wellness programs at Poway elementary schools. The groundbreaking EAT. SCAN.
It is no secret that Democrats and Republicans have not often agreed on health policy in recent years.
We are writing as a bipartisan team because there is a critical healthcare issue on which we — and a growing number of our colleagues — have found common ground.
With budget deadlines looming, leaders of local community clinics are in Washington, D.C., this week to ask the region’s congressional delegation to help preserve funding for a program that provides care for low-income residents.
Rep. Scott Peters and a Texas colleague are leading an effort to clear up a backlog in “Green Card” applications from foreign high-tech workers educated in the United States.
Peters, Rep. Joaquin Castro and 71 other member of Congress sent a letter to President Obama on Monday urging him to take action to end the delay affecting some 200,000 applicants.
A few clicks of a mouse will show you that Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has co-sponsored more of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s bills than any other senator’s over the past four years — 22, to be exact.
Jim Miller - This week a “right to work” bill that will gut the union movement in Wisconsin is likely to hit Governor Scott Walker’s desk and no doubt he will sign it.
UT Editorial Board - Among the many flaws in the federal Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, this is among the worst: the medical device tax that unfairly penalizes companies such as the 240 medical device companies in the San Diego region that employ thousands of people in good-paying jobs.
On February 25, President Obama announced the White House would be “as aggressive as we can” in giving temporary resident status to 4 million undocumented people in the US. If you’ve been in the country for five years or more, have kids who are legal residents, and if you can pass a criminal background check, you are the kind of immigrant the President wants to keep around.