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Elizabeth Marie Himchak - The economy, infrastructure, education, drought, fire protection and health are among issues elected government leaders representing locals at the city, county, state and federal government said they plan to focus on during this year.
The House on Tuesday passed legislation by voice vote to allow private nonprofits to administer permanent housing assistance.
Only public housing agencies and state and local governments can administer the assistance under current law. The bill would also direct the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to allocate unused funds annually instead of twice a year.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today that Navy and Marine Corps housing units in the San Diego area will receive rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems through a purchase power agreement between Lincoln Military Housing and SolarCity.
Celebrating innovation: Last fall, Rep. Scott Peters, D-S.D., introduced a resolution designating the third Tuesday of November as “National Entrepreneurs Day.” He singled out Duane Roth, the CEO of Connect, a business pioneer who had died tragically that August in a cycling mishap.
On Dec. 1, the U.S. EPA will close down the comment period for its proposed Clean Power Plan, the most significant environmental policy proposal in a generation.
Last week marked the end of Hunger Action Month, a nationwide initiative to bring awareness to the widespread hunger that exists in our communities. Nearly 50 million Americans face hunger.
Joel Hoffman - Acknowledging concerns about access to its new Sorrento Valley clinic, the Veterans Administration Healthcare System for San Diego is now offering a shuttle service to and from the Coaster stop for veterans who rely on the train to get to their appointments.
Joel Hoffman - n response to a U-T Watchdog report, San Diego congressional representatives are calling on the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve access and transportation to a new clinic in Sorrento Valley.
WASHINGTON--(Business Wire)--Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) Executive Director Doug Peddicord today issued the following statement on the Resolution (H.Res.733) introduced by Representative Scott Peters (D-CA) in the House of Representatives to designate September as Clinical Research Innovation Month in America:
La Jolla resident and U.S. Congressmember Scott Peters (D-52nd) stopped by the La Jolla Community Center (LJCC) Aug. 26 to update guests on his legislative activities and field questions as part of the LJCC’s Distinguished Speaker Series.