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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee: ‘House Has Votes to Pass Reparations Bill’
March 17, 2022
“This has been a 30-plus year journey,” Congresswoman Jackson Lee declared. “We had to take a different approach. We had to go one by one to members explaining this does not generate a check.” Congresswoman Jackson Lee said this week that there’s now enough votes in the House for passage of the historic piece of legislation. ... read more »
Los Angeles Board of Supervisors confirm Allocation of 1.2 Billion Dollars Received from Federal Government Through the CARES Act
August 10, 2020
Chairwoman Kathryn Barger confirmed the allocation of 1.2 billion dollars that Los Angeles County received from federal government through the CARES Act. She ensured these funds will provide the county with significant resources for residents and business owners. It will equip and encourage small businesses and organizations with knowledge and tools to remain open. ... read more »
Judge Denies Challenge to Rachel Rossi’s Ballot Designation as ‘Public Defender’ in Race for L.A. District Attorney
January 3, 2020
Tuesday, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mitchell L. Beckloff ruled that Rachel Rossi lawfully listed “Public Defender, Federal’ as her ballot designation in her campaign for Los Angeles County District Attorney.  Last week, Rossi was made aware by George Gascon’s campaign that they were leading a challenge to her ballot designation filed for the March 3rd Presidential Primary election. Gascon, the former San Francisco District Attorney, is also running for Los Angeles County District Attorney.  ... read more »
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As California legalizes pot, laws collide at US checkpoints
January 2, 2018
California has legalized marijuana for recreational use, but that won’t stop federal agents from seizing the drug — even in tiny amounts — on busy freeways and back country highways. ... read more »
Rep. Maxine Waters and Federal Home Loan Bank Announce $40 Million Grant For Job and Business Growth
May 14, 2016
Rep. Maxine Waters joined representatives from the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco at Los Angeles Southwest College to announce that Los Angeles will be one of five cites participating in the bank’s Quality Job Growth and Business Expansion Financing Initiative. ... read more »
ESPN Personality Gives Back to Alma Mater, Winston-Salem State
January 27, 2016
Stephen A. Smith, co-host of ESPN show “First Take” has committed to donate $50,000 every year for five years to his Alma Mater, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), ... read more »
Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act a Significant Step Forward
October 7, 2015
On Thursday October 1, a bipartisan group of Senators unveiled The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. The bill would lower costs in the federal prison system and reform sentencing for non-violent offenders. ... read more »
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